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Cloud Native Architectures by Piyum Zonooz, Erik Farr, Kamal Arora, Tom Laszewski

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KRADL services

As mentioned in the previous section, AWS has many innovative services that can help architect a multitude of use cases and business problems. However, there are few services that are like AWS differentiators, and so AWS highly recommends that you utilize those instead of trying to build your own comparative capabilities, which may not be as scalable, feature rich, or robust such as AWS offerings.

These services together are known as KRADL, and what each letter represents is as follows:

  • K: Amazon Kinesis
  • R: Amazon Redshift
  • A: Amazon Aurora
  • D: Amazon DynamoDB
  • L: AWS Lambda

Let's analyze the preceding points in a little detail, based on AWS' definition of these services.

Amazon Kinesis: Amazon Kinesis makes it easy to collect, ...

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