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Define acronym: EC2

Elastic Cloud Compute

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What is EC2 (Elastic Cloud Compute)?

VMs, Linux or Windows, computational brain behind app, not limited to a single region (availability zones)

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Define acronym: ELB

Elastic Load Balance

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What is ELB?

Elastic Load Balance are the rules that allow traffic to be distributed between availability zones

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Define acronym: EBS

Elastic Block Storage

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What is EBS (Elastic Block Storage)?

Like a HD, stores persistent files and apps that are accessed often, 1GB to 1TB but must be located in same AZ

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Define acronym: S3

Simple Storage Service

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What is S3 (Simple Storage Service)?

public facing data, ex. new twitter profile pic, static content, videos, music

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IaaS

Infrastructure as a Service

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PaaS

Platform as a Service

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SaaS

Software as a Service

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VPC

Virtual Private Cloud

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IAM

Identity Access Management

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ECR

EC2 Container Registry

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What is EC2 Container Registry?

fully-managed Docker container registry to store, manage, deploy Docker container images

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What is Amazon Lightsail?

launch and manage virtual private server (VM, SSD storage, data transfer, DNS mgmt)

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What is AWS Batch?

easily and efficiently run 100s/1000s batch computing jobs

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What is Elastic Beanstalk?

deploying and scaling web apps and services with Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, etc on Apache, Nginx, IIS, etc

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What is AWS Direct Connect?

establish dedicated network connection from premises to AWS using VLANs

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What is Route 53?

HA and scalable DNS

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What is CloudFront?

global content delivery network (CDN), accelerates delivery of web, APIs, video, web assets

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What is AWS Snowmobile?

exbyte-scale data transfer for extremely large data to AWS, up to 100 PB per Snowmobile, 45-foot shipping container by semi-trailer truck

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What is AWS Snowball Edge?

100TB data transfer device with on-board storage and compute

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What is AWS Snowball?

petabyte-scale data transport solution

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What is AWS Database Migration Service?

source db remains fully operational during migration

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What is AWS Application Discovery Service?

helps system integrators plan app migration projects by auto identifying apps in on-prem data centers, dependencies, and performance profiles

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What is Amazon ElastiCache?

web service easy to deploy and sacle in-memory cache for web apps

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What is Amazon DynamoDB?

NoSQL database, consistent single-digit millisecond latency for gaming, ad-tech, IoT

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What is Amazon Aurora?

MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible relational database

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What is AWS Storage Gateway?

enables hybrid storage between on-prem and AWS

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What is Amazon Glacier?

low-cost storage for archiving and long-term backup

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What is Elastic File System

simple, scalable file storage for EC2

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EFS

Elastic File System

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What is Elastic Block Store?

persistent block storage volumes for EC2, auto replication to AZs

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EBS

Elastic Block Store

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What is AWS Lambda?

run code without provisioning or managing servers. pay only for time you consume, no charge when code not running