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Monitoring EBS for Performance and Availability

EBS Performance Essentials EBS uses IOPS (I/O operations per second) as a performance measure IOPS – measured in 256 KiB (Kibibytes) chunks of I/O operations for SSDs SSDs deliver constant performance for both random and sequential I/O operations 4,000 IOPS can...

Lambda Essentials

“AWS Lambda is a compute service that lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers. AWS Lambda executes your code only when needed and scales automatically, from a few requests per day to thousands per second. You pay only for the compute time you...

Storage and Content Delivery Services

Amazin S3 Simple Storage Service (S3) is an object storage service from AWS. It can not only service objects through a CDN to CloudFront, manage access to specific objects, enable versioning, and lifecycle policies, but it can also serve static HTML files with...

AWS Architecture and Terminology

Regions and Availability Zones AWS is made up of regions which are a grouping of independently separated data centers in a specific geographic region knows as “Availability Zones”. Availability Zones work together in a region to make up a collection of...

VPC Essentials

“Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) lets you provision a logically isolated section of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud where you can launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define. You have complete control over your virtual networking...