Hosting a Web Application in the Cloud using AWS – Part I

AWS architecture

AWS Cloud Basics Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leading on-demand cloud computing platform. At a broad level, AWS consists of a collection of independent services such as EC2, S3, RDS, etc. (more on these later). These services can be strung together to develop highly-available, highly-scalable and cost-effective web architectures. Architecting in the Cloud In order to host your web application on AWS, you have to understand how architecture on the cloud works. Also, you have to think of each aspect (computing, storage, database, etc.) of your hosting solution as separate entities that can be managed and scaled independently of each other. In AWS, …

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