In the previous episode, we introduced Amazon Web Services, talked a little about history, concepts, notions and briefly about competition. We looked at three categories of services which are the basic building blocks of software systems, namely Compute, Storage and Network. Today we will continue the walk through the AWS jungle.
Categories and services are changing rapidly. When I started the previous article few weeks ago, there were 17 categories, now there is one more. Let’s see what’s in there.
Security, Identity and Compliance should be considered one of core aspects of any application environment, even if the application itself has no business notion of identified users. More on the category in Episode 77 and 78. Read the rest of this entry »