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Amazon Web Services : A Quick Introduction              Share/Save/Bookmark

Recently I came across a new technology , Amazon web services or simply AWS..and I was come Amazon developed such a great technology…when thinking about the Amazon first impression which comes to mind is ,the famous online e-commerce site..never knew that amazon was quietly developing such wonderful things , overtaking Google or Microsoft…really awesome , well done guys..

For those of you who don't know about AWS

  •       AWS is a collection of infrastructure services
  •       Amazon is providing this as infrastructure as a service
  •       Like storage as a service or computing capacity or simply virtual machines are a service
  •       Pricing is flexible , pay only for the things you use
  •       Amazon S3 is a storage service ,where you can store your data
  •       Amazon EC2 is about web computing , you will be able to deploy virtual machines in Amazon data centers using EC2 technology with full root access…isn't that amazing!!

More details are available from the following links

Amazon AWS site
Blog of Amazon CTO has many useful infos
Amazon web services blog has many exciting informations and case studies
S3 bucket explorer is available from
VPN inside nodes in a cloud and to a physical data centre - A case study
Amazon S3 FAQs
Amazon EC2 getting started guide
Building VPN protected EC2 infrastructure using OpenVPN a general how to
Opensource routed daemon to use with OpenVPN
Running MySQL on Amazon EC2 with Elastic Block Store
Details about Elastic Block Store
Persistent file system installation guide

A Video tutorial on deploying an EC2 instance

Deploying an EC2 Instance