Flashcards in AWS Deck (36):
Define acronym: EC2
Elastic Cloud Compute
What is EC2 (Elastic Cloud Compute)?
VMs, Linux or Windows, computational brain behind app, not limited to a single region (availability zones)
Define acronym: ELB
Elastic Load Balance
What is ELB?
Elastic Load Balance are the rules that allow traffic to be distributed between availability zones
Define acronym: EBS
Elastic Block Storage
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
Define acronym: S3
Simple Storage Service
What is S3 (Simple Storage Service)?
public facing data, ex. new twitter profile pic, static content, videos, music
Infrastructure as a Service
Platform as a Service
Software as a Service
Virtual Private Cloud
Identity Access Management
EC2 Container Registry
What is EC2 Container Registry?
fully-managed Docker container registry to store, manage, deploy Docker container images
What is Amazon Lightsail?
launch and manage virtual private server (VM, SSD storage, data transfer, DNS mgmt)
What is AWS Batch?
easily and efficiently run 100s/1000s batch computing jobs
What is Elastic Beanstalk?
deploying and scaling web apps and services with Java, .NET, PHP, Node.js, etc on Apache, Nginx, IIS, etc
What is AWS Direct Connect?
establish dedicated network connection from premises to AWS using VLANs
What is Route 53?
HA and scalable DNS
What is CloudFront?
global content delivery network (CDN), accelerates delivery of web, APIs, video, web assets
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
What is AWS Snowball Edge?
100TB data transfer device with on-board storage and compute
What is AWS Snowball?
petabyte-scale data transport solution
What is AWS Database Migration Service?
source db remains fully operational during migration
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
What is Amazon ElastiCache?
web service easy to deploy and sacle in-memory cache for web apps
What is Amazon DynamoDB?
NoSQL database, consistent single-digit millisecond latency for gaming, ad-tech, IoT
What is Amazon Aurora?
MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible relational database
What is AWS Storage Gateway?
enables hybrid storage between on-prem and AWS
What is Amazon Glacier?
low-cost storage for archiving and long-term backup
What is Elastic File System
simple, scalable file storage for EC2
Elastic File System
What is Elastic Block Store?
persistent block storage volumes for EC2, auto replication to AZs
Elastic Block Store