What is Amazon Web Services or AWS?

Amazon Web Services or AWS, Is a cloud computing platform. The AWS platform was launched in 2002 earlier but then re-launched in 2006. The Amazon provides the different services that are Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as s Service (SaaS).

It is an on-sale cloud. Amazon Web Services provides different offerings in Infrastructure like Computer power, in this AWS provides the virtual machine configured by them and customized machines as well. The customers can also choose size, power, memory etc. It also provides the temporary storage to instance an offers network like public cloud and private cloud.

In a virtual private cloud, users can isolate networks within the cloud. Subnets, private IP address, and network gateways, route table can be created.


Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud web service provides scalable compute capacity in the cloud. You can easily increase and decrease capacity in minutes and can commission thousands of server instances simultaneously.

AWS Auto Scaling monitors your apps and automatically scales capacity to maintain optimal performance at the lowest possible cost. Amazon EC2 is integrated with a vast majority of Amazon Web Services, providing better compatibility and flexibility than ever. Amazon servers are highly reliable and their SLA commitment is 99.99% availability for each EC2 Region.

  • Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

  • Amazon Elastic Container Service

  • Amazon Elastic Container Service

  • Amazon Elastic Container Registry

  • Amazon Lightsail

  • AWS Batch

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk

  • Amazon Elastic Container Registry

  • AWS Fargate

  • AWS Lambda

  • Elastic Load Balancing

  • VMware Cloud on AWS


Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is Amazon’s primary scalable object storage service. Any amount of data can be stored and protected. Amazon S3 is designed for 99.999999999% of durability, and stores millions of applications from companies all around the world. Its use cases include: backup and restore, disaster recovery, archiving, data lakes and big data analytics, hybrid cloud storage, and cloud-native application data.

Amazon Web Services, Other storage products for more specialized use cases are:


  • AWS partners offer hundreds of industry-leading security solutions that complement the existing AWS services.
  • Amazon Inspector automatically assesses your applications for vulnerabilities and deviations from best practices
  • With permission, you may perform penetration testing on or from your EC2 and RDS instances, but of course, there are terms and conditions.

Why is AWS the most popular cloud service provider?

Have you ever seen all the services that AWS offers? A lot, right? To prevent you from getting lost in a world of endless possibilities we have created this Top 10 of AWS services list.

In this blog, you may not find the solution to all your problems in the cloud, but surely you will find a list of essential services that can fit perfectly with your projects. Ok, enough talk! Let’s start with this blog once and for all.