Infrastructure from scratch. Part 2: AWS

Going on with my “operations revelations”, I’d like to describe my cloud experience. Project where I’m working now has all services and hardware on the Amazon cloud. It would be strange if it wouldn’t, because there is a definitely big trend to host applications in AWS.

I’ve never seen and thought how Amazon work. So, there must be some fun for me.

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Amazon EC2: components interaction

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After first weeks with AWS you’re starting to understand what is the main Amazon service. And, of course, it’s Elastic Compute Cloud (shortly EC2). EC2 instances – virtual machines running on demand. It’s necessary to know how services connect to instances and interact with each other.

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