List of Amazon Web Service (AWS) Products

What is Amazon Web Service?

Amazon Web Service (AWS) is a Web based collection of services for Cloud Computing Plateform. These services are owned by the internet company Amazon.com.

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There are 14 AWS products which are mainly used. Listed below are some of them,

  • Amazon EC2

  • Amazon S3

  • Amazon RDS

  • Amazon CloudWatch

  • AWS Data pipeline

  • Amazon DynamoDB

  • Amazon EBS

  • Amazon ELB

  • Amazon ElastiCatch

  • Amazon SNS

  • Amazon Elestic Transcoder

  • Amazon SQS

  • Amazon SWF

  • AWS MarketPlace

The detailed description of above mentioned services are listed below,

Amazon EC2:

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides re sizable compute capacity in the cloud. And it provides the complete control of your computing resource.

  • Amazon EC2 gives you to reduce the time of boot for a new server instance.

Highlights of Amazon EC2:

  • Elastic Computing

  • Secure

  • Flexible

Features of Amazon EC2:

Amazon EC2 Provides a number of features. Very few are listed below,

  • Multiple Locations

  • Elastic IP Address

  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud

  • Auto Scaling

  • Load Balancing

Amazon S3:

  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) provides simple web service interface that can be used to store a any amount of data from anywhere on web.

  • S3 gives reliable,secure,fast storage service.

  • The user can perform Read,Write and Delete action in S3.

  • Each object or Files are stored in a Bucket and every bucket should be Unique.

  • Each Files are retrieved via unique access key.

  • We can store 1 byte to 5TB in a single object.

  • We can set Unique Access permission for different users.

Amazon RDS:

  • Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) provides easy to set up and operate Relational Database in Cloud.

  • It provides scalable or Resizable Relational Database Service.

  • Amazon RDS supports Oracle,Mysql,Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL Engines. Fad

  • Online Transaction Processing (OTLP) is used by Amazon RDS.

Highlights Amazon RDS:

  • Scalable Database

  • Reliable

  • Secure

  • Compatible

  • Inexpensive

Features of Amazon RDS:

  • Monitoring and Metrics

  • Automated Backup

  • Database Snapshots

  • Database Event Notification

  • Multi Available Zone.

Amazon CloudWatch:

  • Amazon CloudWatch is a web service that enables you to monitoring Amazon Web Service (AWS) cloud services in real time.

  • Using Amazon CloudWatch monitor AWS resources automatically, without installing any additional softwares.

  • Amazon CloudWatch enables you monitor AWS products like Amazon EC2 , Amazon EBS , Elastic Load Balancer and Amazon RDS.

  • Use autoscalling to add or remove Amazon EC2 instance dynamically based on Amazon CloudWatch metrics.

  • Set automated alarm based on Amazon CloudWatch.

AWS Data Pipeline:

  • AWS Data Pipeline is used to move data between different AWS compute and storage service.

  • It is used to create complex data processing workloads that are fault tolerant , repeatable.

  • We can manage inter-tack dependencies.

Highlights of AWS Data pipeline:

  • Job Scheduling and execution

  • Tracking dependencies between your business logic , datasources.

  • Sending any failure notification.

  • Reliable,Simple,Scalable and Transparent.

Amazon DynamoDB:

DynamoDB is a fast and fully managed NOSQL Database service.It simple and cost effective to store and retrieve any amount of data. All data items are stored on Solid State Drives (SSD) , replicated across 3 availability zones.

Features of DynamoDB:

  • Automated Scalling

  • Fully Distributed

  • Built-in Tolerance

  • Cost Effective

  • Secure

  • Elastic MapReduce Integration

Amazon EBS:

  • Amazon Elastic Block Store provides block level storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instance.

  • Amazon EBS is particularly suited for application that required databases , filesystems or access to block level storage.

Features of EBS:

  • User can create a Amazon EBS volume from 1 GB to 1 TB.

  • It placed in a availability zone, and can then be attached to EC2 instance.

  • Monitor with Amazon CloudWatch

Amazon ELB:

  • Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB) is automatically distribute incoming traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances.

  • Amazon ELB is detects unhealthy instance with in the pool and automatically reroutes traffic to healthy.

  • It is also used in an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud.

  • You can enable Load balancing within a single availability zone to across multiple availability zones.

Features of Amazon ELB:

  • You can create Load balancer with public IP address.

  • You can configure Amazon Route 53 to perform DNS failure.

  • It supports SSL termination.

  • It supports IPv4 and IPv6.

  • Amazon CloudWatch use to manage the load balancing.

Amazon SNS:

  • A fast , flexible and fully managed push messaging service is called Amazon Simple Messaging Service (Amazon SNS).

  • It deliver the notification by SMS text messages or Email.

  • It use Amazon SQS queues od HTTP endpoint to deliver the messages.

  • To prevent message lost it store the notification in a multiple availability zones.

Features of Amazon SNS:

  • You can deliver the message one or more times.

  • Amazon SNS allow to group multiple recipient.

  • You can deliver the notification direct to the iPhone,iPad,Android and other internet connected Smart devices.

Amazon Elastic Transcoder:

  • Amazon Elastic Transcoder is used to Transcode Media File on cloud.

  • You can user Amazon Elastic Transcoder API to transcode media files.

  • You can Transcode media file simply creating TRANSCODING JOB specifying your source media file location and how and where you want to transcode.

Highlight of Amazon Elastic Transcoder:

  • Automatically receive status of your transcoding job.

  • Elastically Scalable.

  • Seamless Delivery.

  • There is no contract or Monthly commitments.

  • You need to pay based on the minutes you need to trans code.

 

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Manikandan is Founder and author of codenread. Tech Blogger by Passion | Computer Science Engineer by Qualification