Object Storage

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

Amazon S3 is an object storage service that stores data from anywhere – web sites and mobile apps, corporate applications, and data from IoT sensors or devices. It is designed to provide customers with the flexibility to tier data for cost optimization and the control to directly manage data access. Amazon S3 is the only cloud storage service with query-in-place functionality, allowing you to run analytics directly on your data at rest. The service also supports S3 Transfer Acceleration built to enable fast, easy, and secure data transfers over long distances. Learn more »

Amazon Glacier

Amazon Glacier is a secure, durable, and low-cost cloud storage service for data archiving and long-term backup. Customers can store large or small amounts of data for as little as $0.004 per gigabyte per month. The service also includes a feature called Vault Lock which allows customers to create and lock data-retention policies that cannot be overwritten or deleted. This feature is specifically designed to help organizations meet governance and compliance requirements around data retention. Learn more »

Hybrid Storage

AWS Storage Gateway

AWS Storage Gateway is a hybrid storage service that enables on-premises applications to seamlessly connect to AWS storage services Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and Amazon EBS. You can use the service to transfer data into the cloud with common storage interfaces, such as NFS and iSCSI. The service supports three different data-transfer modes so you can move files into Amazon S3 as objects, block storage volumes into Amazon EBS, and tape backups into Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier. Learn more »

Block Storage

Amazon Elastic Block Storage (Amazon EBS)

Amazon EBS provides persistent block storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances. Each volume is automatically replicated to protect from component failure. With Amazon EBS, customers can scale usage up or down within minutes and only pay for what is provisioned. The service also supports a snapshot feature that lets customers preserve and backup Amazon EBS volumes to be reinstatiated for use with Amazon EC2. Learn more »

File Storage

Amazon Elastic File Service (Amazon EFS)

Amazon EFS provides scalable file storage. When mounted on Amazon EC2 instances, an Amazon EFS file system provides a standard file system interface and enables integration of Amazon EFS with existing applications. Multiple Amazon EC2 instances can access an Amazon EFS file system — serving as a common data source for workloads and applications. Amazon EFS has a built-in backup feature that automatically creates backups of the file system on a customer-defined schedule. Learn more »

Data Transfer

AWS Snowball

AWS Snowball is a petabyte-scale data-transfer service designed to cost-effectively move data to AWS with secure, tamper-proof physical devices. The service mitigates common challenges with large-scale data transfers into and out of the cloud, including high network costs, long transfer times, and security concerns. Transferring data with AWS Snowball can be as little as one-fifth of the cost of high-speed Internet. The device is built to be tamper-proof and includes data encryption. Learn more »

AWS Snowball Edge

AWS Snowball Edge is a 100 terabyte-scale data-transfer service. Like AWS Snowball, the service is designed to cost-effectively move data to the cloud with secure physical devices, with the additional benefit of onboard storage and compute capabilities. This means that customers can use AWS Snowball Edge as a temporary storage tier or to run workloads in remote or offline locations. Customers can cluster multiple AWS Snowball Edges together to form a local storage tier and process data so your applications can run even when they are not able to access the cloud. Learn more »

AWS Snowmobile

AWS Snowmobile is an exabyte-scale data-transfer service used to move large amounts of data to the AWS Cloud. You can transfer up to 100 petabytes per AWS Snowmobile, a 45-foot long ruggedized shipping container pulled by a semi-trailer truck. AWS Snowmobile uses multiple layers of security to help protect your data, including data encryption, tamper-proof devices, dedicated security personnel, GPS tracking, alarm monitoring, 24/7 video surveillance, and an optional escort security vehicle while in transit. Learn more »

AWS Kinesis Firehose

AWS Kinesis Firehose is a fully managed service that captures, transforms, encrypts, and loads streaming data into AWS for use with Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Elasticsearch Services, and Splunk. It is designed to enable near real-time analytics with existing business intelligence tools and dashboards you’re already using today. The service automatically scales to match the throughput of your data, requires no ongoing administration, and compresses data to minimize storage requirements. There is no minimum fee or setup costs, and you only pay for the amount of data you transmit. Learn more »

AWS Migration Hub

AWS Migration Hub provides a single location to track the progress of application migrations across multiple AWS and partner solutions. The AWS Migration Hub allows you to use the tools that best fit your needs, while providing visibility into the status of migrations across your portfolio of applications. There is no additional cost for using AWS Migration Hub and you only pay for the cost of the individual migration tools you use and any resources being consumed on AWS. Learn more »

AWS Database Migration Service

AWS Database Migration Service helps you transfer databases to AWS quickly and securely. The source database remains fully operational during the migration, minimizing downtime to applications that rely on that database. The service can transfer data to and from the most widely-used commercial and open-source databases. When migrating databases to Amazon Aurora, Amazon Redshift, or Amazon DynamoDB, you can use the service for free for up to six months. Learn more »

Networking

Amazon CloudFront

Amazon CloudFront is a global content delivery network (CDN) service that securely delivers data, videos, applications, and APIs to your viewers with low latency and high-transfer speeds. You can get started with CloudFront in minutes using APIs, the AWS Management Console, AWS CloudFormation, CLIs, and SDKs. Amazon CloudFront offers a simple, pay-as-you-go pricing model with no upfront fees or long-term contracts. Learn more »

AWS Direct Connect

AWS Direct Connect establishes a private connection between AWS and your data center, office, or co-location environment. The service allows for the same connection to access public resources (like S3 objects using public IP addresses) and private resources (like Amazon EC2 instances running in an Amazon VPC). Learn more »

Elastic Load Balancing

Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) products automatically distribute incoming application traffic across multiple targets, such as Amazon EC2 instances, containers, and IP addresses. All ELB products are designed to handle the varying load of your application traffic in a single Availability Zone or across multiple Availability Zones. The AWS ELB portfolio includes three types of load balancers — Application Load Balancer, Network Load Balancer, and Class Load Balancer. All three support automatic scaling and are protected by security protocols so that your applications are fault tolerant. Learn more »

Amazon Route 53

Amazon Route 53 is a cloud Domain Name System (DNS) web service that is designed to give developers and businesses a reliable way to route end users to Internet applications. The service works by translating urls into numeric IP addresses and connecting user requests to infrastructure running in AWS. Customers can use the service to configure DNS health checks to ensure that traffic is routed to healthy endpoints. Learn more »

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)

Amazon VPC lets you provision an isolated section of the AWS Cloud where you can launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define. You have complete control over your virtual networking environment, including selection of your own IP address range, creation of subnets, and configuration of route tables and network gateways. Learn more »

Global Infrastructure

AWS Global Infrastructure

The AWS Cloud Infrastructure is built around Regions and Availability Zones (AZ). An AWS Region is a physical location where there are multiple AZs. AZs consist of one or more discrete data centers. AWS operates AZs in mulitple geographic Regions around the world, with current plans to expand to more areas where our customers operate. Learn more »

AWS Security & Compliance

Protecting data is AWS' number one priority and our global infrastructure is designed and managed according to security best practices, as well as a variety of compliance standards. AWS customers also have access to governance-focused, audit-friendly services to meet compliance and audit requirements. Learn more »

AWS Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

AWS helps you reduce TCO by reducing the need to invest in large capital expenditures and providing a pay-as-you-go model that empowers you to invest in the capacity you need and use it only when the business requres. Our TCO calculators allow you to estimate the cost savings when using AWS and provide a detailed set of reports. Learn more »

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