The AWS approach to networking

Having discussed both AWS and OpenStack, first, we will explore the AWS approach to networking, before looking at an alternative method using OpenStack and compare the two approaches. When first setting up networking in AWS, a tenant network in AWS is instantiated using VPC, which post 2013 deprecated AWS classic mode; but what is VPC?

Amazon VPC

A VPC is the new default setting for new customers wishing to access AWS. VPCs can also be connected to customer networks (private data centers) by allowing AWS cloud to extend a private data center for agility. The concept of connecting a private data center to an AWS VPC is using something AWS refers to as a customer gateway and virtual private gateway. A virtual private ...

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