AWS and How does it Work?

How AWS works

Availability

Storage

Databases, data management

Migration, hybrid cloud

Networking

Developer tools

Management and monitoring

Security and governance

Big data management and analytics

  • Amazon Elastic MapReduce, which offers a Hadoop framework to process large amounts of data.
  • Amazon Kinesis, which provides several tools to process and analyze streaming data.
  • AWS Glue, which is a service that handles extract, transform, and load jobs.
  • Amazon Elasticsearch Service enables a team to perform application monitoring, log analysis, and other tasks with the open-source Elasticsearch tool.
  • Amazon Athena for S3, which allows analysts to query data.
  • Amazon QuickSight, which helps analysts visualize data.

Artificial intelligence

Mobile development

Messages and notifications

AR & VR (Augmented reality and virtual reality)

  • 3D web applications
  • E-commerce & sales applications
  • Marketing
  • Online education
  • Manufacturing
  • Training simulations
  • Gaming

Game development

Internet of Things

Other services

  • The Amazon Chime service enables online video meetings, calls, and text-based chats across devices.
  • Amazon WorkDocs, which is a file storage and sharing service
  • Amazon WorkMail, which is a business email service with calendaring features.

AWS pricing models and competition

History

Acquisitions

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