Amazon Web Services (AWS) is an essential service for any company with an online presence, as well as for any startup aiming to build its way to success. So, if you’re working with AWS or are thinking about using it in the future, you’ll want to make sure that you’re not only using the best services available, but also getting the most out of them. Of course, there are many services to choose from, so how do you decide which one will be best? The answer depends on your particular business needs and goals.
1) Google Cloud vs AWS
Both Google Cloud and AWS provide a wide variety of cloud-based services that can help you to get your online business up and running in no time. If you’re just starting out, or are still confused about which one is best for your specific needs, we’ll take a look at both of them and see how they stack up against each other so you can make an informed decision.
2) AWS Certification Levels
There are three levels of AWS certification path available, each with its own set of required exams and requirements. In order to be an AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (CSA-A), you must pass two exams, as well as fulfill a number of other requirements. AWS Certified Developer – Associate (AWS-DevOps) requires passing one exam, but it also requires that you have at least one year of professional experience in software development or system administration using AWS.
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate requires passing one exam, as well as fulfilling a number of other requirements. To earn your associate level certification in either DevOps or SysOps Administration, you must have at least six months of professional experience in software development or system administration using AWS.
3) Amazon EC2 + Cloud Watch
Amazon EC2 is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It offers Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) at no extra charge to use on your virtual servers. AWS Cloud Watch allows you to monitor and manage your AWS resources and applications, giving you insight into how they are working and making it easy to automate actions when conditions change.
4) Amazon CloudFront Security
Amazon CloudFront, a content delivery network from Amazon Web Services (AWS), helps customers deliver data, apps, media and APIs to end users with low latency and high transfer speeds. AWS CloudFront includes features like Domain Name System integration and health checks that secure your content against unauthorized access while ensuring consistent delivery. This AWS training course covers all of these CloudFront security features as well as other best practices around secure delivery.
5) Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Amazon EC2 provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It’s a web service that provides secure, reliable, scalable, and inexpensive compute capacity in minutes. Amazon EC2 enables you to launch as many virtual servers as you need with a single API call. Whether you want to use your existing operating system (OS) or configure your own from scratch; Amazon EC2 gives you control over size and scale of your application infrastructure.
6) Alexa Voice Service (AVS)
The Alexa Voice Service provides a set of building blocks that lets you create voice-enabled devices, such as Amazon Echo and Dot. The service makes it easy to add voice control to connected products by handling all of the complex speech recognition and natural language understanding in your product, freeing up developers like you to focus on creating compelling user experiences. There are two ways to use AVS: Direct or Embedded.
7) Amazon Machine Learning (AML)
AML helps you create machine learning models using simple APIs and example datasets to deliver insights faster. AML requires no prior experience with machine learning, and it offers a variety of AWS infrastructure options, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Redshift, and more. Many existing AWS services are pre-integrated with AML so that you can easily launch complex machine-learning pipelines.
8) Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Amazon VPC is a virtual networking service that you can use to launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define. This virtual network closely resembles a traditional, physical corporate intranet. The infrastructure includes familiar technologies such as private IP addresses, security groups, and route tables. Your VPC gives you full control over how your instances and subnets are deployed and connected with each other.