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Getting Started with Terraform - Second Edition by Kirill Shirinkin

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Short introduction to AWS

Amazon Web Services is a cloud offering from Amazon, an online retail giant. Back in the early 2000s, Amazon invested money in an automated platform, which would provide services for things such as network, storage, and computation to Amazon developers. Developers then didn't need to manage underlying the infrastructure. Instead, they would use provided services via APIs to provision virtual machines, storage buckets, and so on.

The platform, initially built to power Amazon itself, was open for public usage in 2006. The first released service was Simple Queue Service (SQS), followed by the two most commonly used AWS services--Simple Storage Service (S3) and Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) were released and anyone could ...

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