AWS – Amazon Web Services
AWS (Amazon Web Services) is the largest Cloud Computing platform. Cloud Computing is the on-demand delivery of compute power, file and database storage, various IT resources and infrastructure.
AWS provides various Products and Services in many industries and categories such as Computing, Storage, Database, Networking & Content Delivery, Management Tools, Security, Machine Learning, Analytics, IoT (Internet of Things), Game Development, AR / VR (Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality) and many more.
We can create a battle-tested, scalable, and highly available system and network infrastructure to power your all kinds of software projects, starting from eCommerce platforms, such as Magento, to custom-built Web APIs for your systems and Mobile Apps.
What is AWS EC2?
Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is a secure and scalable compute capacity in the cloud. It significantly reduces the time necessary to obtain and provision new servers, install various software and Operating Systems. The system administrators have a complete control over the EC2 instances. Compared to many servers with the same power and flexibility, AWS EC2 is one of the most cost-effective, reliable, and integrated options available.
What types of applications can be served from AWS?
Thanks to it’s robust ecosystem of products and services, one can serve potentially any type of application on AWS. This includes corporate websites, intranets, high-traffic e-Commerce stores, RESTful APIs, Machine Learning and Artifical Intelligence, Augmented / Virtual Reality powered, Video streaming applications and many more.
Who uses AWS?
Big companies and tech giants like Netflix, Airbnb, Expedia, NASA JPL use AWS’s services to power their infrastructure and applications.
How is AWS Performance?
In comparison tests, we have noticed 10 to 15 times faster website performance by moving the site from a Virtual Private Server (VPS) to AWS.
I am currently hosting my website somewhere else, can I move it to AWS?
Definitely! We can move your entire website, code, files, and database to AWS with minimal downtime. Additionally, we can enhance the speed and the overall performance of the website by using advanced caching mechanisms (ElastiCache: Redis, Memcache, etc.), CloudFront Global CDN (Content Delivery Network), AWS S3 file storage and make it more secure by using AWS products such as Shield and WAF.