Cloud Computing with AWS- An Introduction to Amazon Web Services

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Cloud computing is a rapidly growing industry. In today’s progressively digitalized era, cloud computing is seen as the ultimate way to increase efficiency, leverage every key resource, and gain competitive advantages through cost-efficiency, data flexibility, and elasticity.

Amazon Web Service (AWS), a pioneer in cloud service platform provider. It has become a house whole name in the cloud computing world, rivaled only by a bare few other service providers in dominance over the customer base.

What is Amazon Web Service?

Amazon Web Service (AWS) is one of the leading Cloud Services platforms millions worldwide use, provided by the world’s #1 online store- It offers everything businesses need to build and scale their applications, following a pay-as-you-go pricing model.

The leading cloud computing platform ensembles an impressively vast range of products, on-demand services, and solutions, which are broadly categorized under computing power, database storage options, networking and databases, and content delivery.

All services are specially created for businesses of all sizes to scale and grow.

So, if you are looking for a platform to manage your computing resources online, Amazon Web Service (AWS) can be your best option, depending on your specifications. As the third party for your storage and computing needs, which we all have to admit, is fundamental for every business in this era.

Amazon Web Service (AWS) services list

    • In brief, here is the list of services Amazon Web Services provides.
  • Compute

Amazon Web Service provides services related to computing workloads such as LightSail. It automatically deploys and manages the computing, storage, and networking capabilities required to run your applications seamlessly.


The greater good is that AWS provides data storage services, such as AWS’s S3 (Simple Storage Service) Storage service. Here we can store objects like files, folders, images, documents, songs, etc.

  • Database

Regarding databases, AWS provides services related to database workloads such as RDS (Relational Database Service) which allows you to run relational databases like MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle, or SQL Server.

  • Migration

Migrating to the cloud can do wonders for your business! AWS provides services for transferring data to or from the AWS Infrastructure, such as SMS (Server Migration Service), allowing you to migrate on-site servers to AWS easily and quickly.

  • Network and Content Delivery

AWS provides services for isolating your network infrastructure and faster delivery of content.  This includes VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) for you to deploy all your resources. Also, you can isolate resources and secure them.

  • Management Tools

AWS provides services that are used to manage other services in AWS such as CloudTrail for auditing AWS resources such as CloudSearch to create a fully managed search engine for your website.

  • Security & Identity Compliance

AWS provides services that are used to manage, authenticate, and provide security to your AWS resources, such as Inspector to get a report on any security vulnerabilities.

  • Messaging

The powerful AWS platform provides services that are used for queuing, notifying, or emailing messages, such as SNS (Simple Notification Service), to get notified in the form of email and SMS regarding your AWS services.

Five Advantages Of Amazon Web Services & How You Can Make Full Use of It. 

  • The Easy-to-Use Approach

From its inception, AWS was originally intended to allow users to compute data easily and safely and host new or existing applications.

It is built upon the primary motive to allow application providers, ISVs, and vendors to quickly and securely host their applications.

  • Amazon Web Service (AWS) pricing

There is no risk of paying for more than you need the platform for because thankfully, you must pay upfront to get access to its services.

Instead, their pay-as-you-go pricing strategy allows users to pay just exactly for the amount of computer power, storage, and other resources utilized, and not more by a penny!

Bonus, Amazon Web Service Free Tier allows a free-of-cost, hands-on experience with Amazon Web Service for 12 months.

  • It’s given priority to Security

With the increasing popularity of cloud services, the cyber-attack threat is also growing. Amazon Web Service is responsible for securing its computing, storage, networking, and database services against intrusions.

It also provides Amazon Web Service security services for extra measures

  • Get the best of Automated services

It’s the age of automation. With automation, save your precious time and give a really good kick to efficiency and productivity to hike your profits.

Amazon Web Service provides automation solutions such as Systems Manager Automation to simplify instances and system maintenance by deploying tasks automatically as per the user’s need.

  • Best of Both worlds- Global presence but secured regional services

Amazon Web Service has a global presence spanning over 18 geographic Regions (which is constantly increasing in number), but in a smart move, Amazon Web Service physically segregated the regions into smaller zones, termed as Availability Zones (AZs).

Each zone isolated from Availability Zones (AZs), to provide a secure environment. This means system errors and failures arising in one availability zone will not affect others.


To put it in simple terms, whether you are a developer looking for a platform to develop that great idea for a mobile app or an organization finally moving to cloud computing to manage your ever-growing fatter data. You name your reason, but you now have a slight idea of why Amazon Web Services may be the one you are looking for.

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