What is AWS?

Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of, offering
cloud-computing services
Cloud Computing or simply Cloud means, using a network of remote
servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather
than a local server or a personal computer
Cloud Computing provides on-demand access to a shared pool of
configurable computing resources (e.g., computer networks, servers,
storage, applications and services)

AWS Global infrastructure

● AWS locations : regions and availability zones
● 43 availability zones
● 16 regions
● 11 Availability zones and 4 regions – plan to launch
● Placement of data and resources in multiple locations.
● Regions are isolated to each other.

Accessing platform

To access AWS cloud services , you can use
● AWS management console
● AWS command line interface
● AWS software development kits

AWS management console

● It is a web application for managing AWS cloud services. It provides an
interactive user interface. Each service has its own console which can
be accessed by AWS management console.
● It also provides information about account and billing.

AWS command line interface

● It is a unified tool used to manage AWS cloud services.
● With just one tool to download and configure , you can control
multiple services from the command line and automate them using

AWS software development kits

● It provides an application programming interface that interacts with
web services that fundamentally make up the AWS platform.
● SDKs provide support for many different programming languages.
● SDKs can take the complexity out of coding by providing
programmatic access for many of the services.

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