What is AWS?
(Amazon Web Services) AWS is a comprehensive cloud computing platform that allows entrepreneurs to power their business’ infrastructure and become more agile. It is an off-shoot of Amazon’s internal infrastructure, launched in 2006 to enhance their management of online retail businesses.
Why go for AWS Hosting?
AWS is a suite of various cloud hosting products, that are far more comprehensive than traditional web hosting solutions. Today, many known websites like Dropbox, Reddit etc. use Amazon Web Services to scale themselves.
Some of the big companies which use AWS include:
- Time Inc.
What is AWS EC2?
Elastic Compute Cloud or EC2 is a virtual server that assists users to run numerous applications on the AWS cloud infrastructure.
With Amazon AWS EC2 server, you get instances with different resource configurations of CPU, memory, storage, and networking. Each type is available in different sizes so that it can cater to the workload as required.
- Benefits of AWS EC2
- Long term commitment
- Less worry about hardware failure
- Dedicated IP address
- Excellent Bandwidth