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Learning AWS - Second Edition by Amit Shah, Aurobindo Sarkar

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Summary 

In this chapter, we introduced you to a few cloud computing concepts and terminologies. We described the basic features of public, private, and hybrid clouds. We introduced the main cloud delivery models, namely, IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. We described various multi-tenancy models, and some of their main implications and challenges. We also described typical cloud-based workloads including both traditional in-premise systems and new generation applications built for cloud-only environments. Finally, we listed the steps for creating your AWS account and described the salient features of the AWS management console.

With the basics out of the way, in Chapter 2, Designing Cloud Applications – an Architect’s Perspective, we will describe some ...

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