Introduction

Amazon Web Services offers a wide range of services, other than EC2, to host our applications in a most advanced and secured fashion. In this chapter, we will be discussing a few of the key services required for deploying a production-class application:

  • Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS): A hosted relational database service from AWS in an isolated environment. It provides several database engines, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Route53: A scalable domain name system (DNS) by AWS.
  • Simple Storage Service (S3): An object storage service by AWS. S3 provides high durability, compliance capabilities, and security. It is widely used for creating CDN backends, backups, and storing log files, as well ...

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