AWS Services and Solutions
1. What is Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)?
Amazon EC2 is a scalable, high-performance cloud computing service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). It provides users with on-demand access to virtual computing resources, including virtual machines (VMs), storage, and networking, allowing them to run their applications and services in the cloud.
2. What is Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)?
Amazon S3 is a highly scalable, object-based cloud storage service provided by AWS. It allows users to store, retrieve, and access their data and files through the internet. S3 provides 99.999999999% durability, which ensures that your data is stored redundantly across multiple devices to prevent data loss.
3. What is Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)?
Amazon EBS is a block-level storage service for use with Amazon EC2 instances. It provides persistent storage for your EC2 instances, allowing you to store data on an instance-specific storage volume that can persist even after the instance is shut down.
4. What is Amazon CloudFront?
Amazon CloudFront is a global content delivery network (CDN) service provided by AWS. It speeds up the delivery of static and dynamic web content, such as HTML pages, images, videos, and APIs, by caching content at edge locations closer to users.
5. What is Amazon Route 53?
Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable domain name system (DNS) service provided by AWS. It routes end-users to websites, web applications, and services using a domain name, such as example.com, providing a human-readable way to access resources on the internet.
6. What is Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)?
Amazon VPC is a logically isolated section of the AWS Cloud where you can launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define. It allows you to isolate your AWS resources, such as EC2 instances, from the public internet and control network traffic flow to and from your resources.
7. What is Amazon Elastic Load Balancer (Amazon ELB)?
Amazon ELB is a load balancing service provided by AWS that automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple targets, such as EC2 instances, containers, and IP addresses, in one or more Availability Zones.
8. What is Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)?
Amazon RDS is a fully managed relational database service provided by AWS. It makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale relational databases, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL Server, in the cloud.
9. What is Amazon DynamoDB?
Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, fast, and flexible NoSQL database service provided by AWS. It provides fast and predictable performance, seamless scalability, and low latency, making it a popular choice for mobile, web, gaming, ad tech, and IoT applications.
10. What is Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)?
Amazon SQS is a fully managed message queuing service provided by AWS. It enables you to decouple the components of a cloud application, making it easier to scale and develop your application. SQS eliminates the complexity and overhead associated with managing and operating message oriented middleware.
11. What is Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS)?
Amazon SNS is a fully managed pub/sub messaging service provided by AWS. It allows you to send messages to multiple subscribers, including applications, email addresses, and SMS text messages, enabling you to fan out messages to multiple endpoints with a single publish request.
12. What is Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)?
Amazon SES is a cost-effective, flexible, and scalable email service provided by AWS. It allows businesses and developers to send transactional and marketing emails, such as order confirmations and newsletters, without having to worry about the cost and complexity of maintaining their own email infrastructure.
13. What is Amazon CloudWatch?
Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service provided by AWS that provides operational visibility and insight into your applications, resources, and services. It allows you to collect and track metrics, collect and monitor log files, set alarms, and react to changes in your AWS resources.
14. What is Amazon Elasticsearch Service?
Amazon Elasticsearch Service is a fully managed search and analytics engine provided by AWS. It makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale Elasticsearch clusters, which are used for fast and powerful full-text search, analytics, and logging.
15. What is Amazon Kinesis?
Amazon Kinesis is a real-time data streaming service provided by AWS. It allows you to easily collect, process, and analyze real-time, streaming data, such as video and audio, website clickstreams, and IoT telemetry data.
16. What is Amazon QuickSight?
Amazon QuickSight is a fast, cloud-powered business intelligence service provided by AWS. It makes it easy for you to analyze data, create and publish interactive dashboards, and share insights across your organization.
17. What is Amazon Redshift?
Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed, cloud-native data warehouse service provided by AWS. It allows you to easily analyze large amounts of data, store petabyte-scale datasets, and quickly execute complex queries and join multiple data sources.
18. What is Amazon EMR?
Amazon EMR is a fully managed cluster platform for big data processing and analysis provided by AWS. It makes it easy to run big data frameworks, such as Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark, on EC2 instances, allowing you to process and analyze large data sets in a cost-effective and scalable manner.
19. What is Amazon SageMaker?
Amazon SageMaker is a fully managed machine learning platform provided by AWS. It makes it easy to build, train, and deploy machine learning models at scale, providing tools and algorithms for data pre-processing, model training, and model deployment.
20. What is Amazon CodeBuild?
Amazon CodeBuild is a fully managed continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) service provided by AWS. It makes it easy to build, test, and deploy your code, allowing you to quickly and reliably produce software builds.
21. What is Amazon CodeDeploy?
Amazon CodeDeploy is a fully managed deployment service that automates software deployments to EC2 instances, on-premises instances, serverless AWS Lambda functions, or Amazon ECS services.
22. What is Amazon CodePipeline?
Amazon CodePipeline is a fully managed continuous delivery service provided by AWS. It allows you to automate your release process, from source code to production, providing a highly scalable and configurable way to model, visualize, and automate your software release process.
23. What is Amazon App Mesh?
Amazon App Mesh is a service mesh for microservices provided by AWS. It makes it easy to manage communication between your microservices, providing advanced network routing and traffic management capabilities, and helping to ensure high availability and reliability of your applications.
24. What is Amazon EventBridge?
Amazon EventBridge is a serverless event bus service provided by AWS. It allows you to route events from your applications, AWS services, and SaaS applications, to targets such as AWS Lambda functions, Amazon Kinesis streams, and Amazon SNS topics.
25. What is Amazon FSx?
Amazon FSx is a fully managed, high-performance file system service provided by AWS. It allows you to easily launch and manage highly scalable, fully managed file systems for your applications, supporting popular file system protocols such as SMB and NFS.
26. What is Amazon RDS?
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a fully managed relational database service provided by AWS. It makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale relational databases, including popular database engines such as Amazon Aurora, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and PostgreSQL.
27. What is Amazon DynamoDB?
Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, highly scalable, NoSQL database service provided by AWS. It provides fast and predictable performance with seamless scalability, allowing you to store and retrieve any amount of data, and serving any level of request traffic.
28. What is Amazon Neptune?
Amazon Neptune is a fully managed graph database service provided by AWS. It makes it easy to build and run applications that work with highly connected datasets, providing support for popular graph models like RDF and Property Graph.
29. What is Amazon ElastiCache?
Amazon ElastiCache is a fully managed in-memory data store and cache service provided by AWS. It makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale an in-memory cache in the cloud, improving the performance of your dynamic web and mobile applications.
30. What is Amazon Route 53?
Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable domain name system (DNS) web service provided by AWS. It allows you to route end-users to Internet applications by translating human-readable names like www.example.com into the numeric IP addresses like 192.0.2.1 that computers use to connect to each other.
31. What is Amazon CloudFront?
Amazon CloudFront is a fast content delivery network (CDN) service provided by AWS. It delivers content, such as websites, videos, and APIs, to customers globally with low latency and high transfer speeds, allowing you to improve the performance and availability of your applications.
32. What is Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration?
Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration is a feature provided by AWS that allows you to transfer large files over the public Internet to Amazon S3 faster than standard transfer methods. It uses Amazon CloudFront’s globally distributed edge locations to accelerate uploads to Amazon S3.
33. What is Amazon S3 Inventory?
Amazon S3 Inventory is a feature provided by AWS that allows you to generate reports about the contents of your Amazon S3 buckets and objects. The reports provide details about object metadata and access control lists (ACLs), and can be delivered to Amazon S3, Amazon SNS, or Amazon S3 Glacier for archiving.
34. What is Amazon S3 Cross-Region Replication?
Amazon S3 Cross-Region Replication is a feature provided by AWS that allows you to replicate objects across Amazon S3 buckets in different AWS regions. This provides data backup and disaster recovery capabilities, allowing you to quickly recover data in the event of a failure or outage.
35. What is Amazon S3 Select?
Amazon S3 Select is a feature provided by AWS that allows you to retrieve only a subset of data from an Amazon S3 object. This can reduce the amount of data that needs to be transmitted over the network and processed by your applications, improving performance and reducing costs.
36. What is Amazon S3 One Zone?
Amazon S3 One Zone is a feature provided by AWS that stores data in a single availability zone, rather than across multiple availability zones, for cost-effective storage of infrequently accessed data. This reduces costs for data storage, while still providing resiliency against the failure of a single availability zone.
37. What is Amazon Glacier?
Amazon Glacier is a secure and durable cloud storage service provided by AWS for archiving and long-term data retention. It provides low-cost storage for data that is infrequently accessed and for which retrieval times of several hours are acceptable.
38. What is Amazon Macie?
Amazon Macie is a security service provided by AWS that uses machine learning to discover, classify, and protect sensitive data in Amazon S3. Macie automatically scans S3 data, identifies potential security risks, and alerts administrators so they can take appropriate action.
39. What is AWS Snowball?
AWS Snowball is a physical data transfer device provided by AWS that allows you to move large amounts of data into and out of AWS. The Snowball device is shipped to you, and you transfer your data to the device, which is then shipped back to AWS for loading into Amazon S3 or Amazon Glacier.
40. What is AWS Snowmobile?
AWS Snowmobile is an exabyte-scale data transfer service provided by AWS that allows you to move extremely large amounts of data into the AWS Cloud. The Snowmobile service provides a secure, ruggedized storage container and high-speed networking to transfer petabyte-scale data in a matter of months.