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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...

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...

RDS and DynamoDB Essentials

Amazon offers services for two main categories types of databases RDS for Relational Database known as “SQL“ DynamoDB for Non-Relational Databases known as “NoSQL“ RDS Definition “Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web...

S3 Essentials

S3 Definition “Amazon S3 has a simple web services interface that you can use to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any user access to the same highly scalable, reliable, fast, inexpensive data storage...