Chapter 3. AWS Components, Cost Model, and Application Development Environments

This chapter will describe the main AWS components and services. We will also cover strategies to lower your cloud infrastructure costs, and how they influence your architectural decisions. Furthermore, this chapter will discuss the typical characteristics and functions of AWS cloud application development environments, including development, testing, staging, and production environments. Finally, we will walk you through the process of setting up the AWS infrastructure for our sample application.

AWS components

AWS offers a variety of infrastructural services. The list of AWS services is a continuously growing list of services with several of them in preview mode at ...

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