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AWS Auto Scaling simplifies management across services

Amazon's Auto Scaling service can reduce duplicate efforts by users. It's also the latest example of Amazon’s effort to streamline and automate its large list of services.

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  • Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs

    Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs are virtual machines (VMs), also known as compute instances, in the Amazon Web Services public cloud with added graphics acceleration capabilities.

  • Amazon Cloud Directory

    Amazon Cloud Directory is a service that enables an IT team to build cloud-native directories in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.

  • AWS ADS (AWS Application Discovery Service)

    AWS Application Discovery Service (AWS ADS) is a tool that helps an enterprise plan application migrations to the Amazon Web Services public cloud.

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AWS databases and analytics

Amazon Web Services provides companies with several database and analytics tools such as Amazon Kinesis, AWS Data Pipeline, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon EMR on Hadoop. Amazon's database tools can help consumers create value through the use of data analytics for applications like log analysis, Web indexing, and data warehousing.

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  • AWS Glue

    AWS Glue is a cloud service that prepares data for analysis through automated extract, transform and load (ETL) processes.

  • Amazon AppStream

    Amazon AppStream is an Amazon Web Service (AWS) that enables compute-intensive applications to be streamed from the cloud to computing devices of all types.

  • Azure Notification Hubs

    Azure Notification Hubs are push notification engines designed to update users with alerts about new content for a given site, service or app.

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AWS infrastructure

Successfully moving workloads to the public cloud or hinging your entire business on AWS infrastructure can be a tricky endeavor. Companies must possess a strong understanding of all facets of the Amazon cloud, including instance types, reliability zones as well as ancillary products available within the cloud infrastructure.

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  • Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs

    Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs are virtual machines (VMs), also known as compute instances, in the Amazon Web Services public cloud with added graphics acceleration capabilities.

  • AWS ADS (AWS Application Discovery Service)

    AWS Application Discovery Service (AWS ADS) is a tool that helps an enterprise plan application migrations to the Amazon Web Services public cloud.

  • AWS Glue

    AWS Glue is a cloud service that prepares data for analysis through automated extract, transform and load (ETL) processes.

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AWS cloud development

Cloud application development is the heart of the AWS cloud. This section is dedicated to developers working with platforms such as AWS Elastic Beanstalk, which allows them to easily deploy and manage Web apps; AWS CloudFormation, which allows you to deploy a collection of AWS resources and AWS OpsWorks for DevOps type environments.

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  • Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs

    Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs are virtual machines (VMs), also known as compute instances, in the Amazon Web Services public cloud with added graphics acceleration capabilities.

  • AWS IoT Button

    The AWS IoT Button is a programmable, Wi-Fi-enabled handheld device that allows developers to push a button to execute a variety of actions in the Amazon Web Services public cloud.

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive, evolving cloud computing platform provided by Amazon.

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Managing AWS

As more companies look to do business in Amazon's cloud, managing AWS services effectively becomes important. This section will outline areas such as pricing management, support, compliance for the AWS Partner Network and companies within the AWS Marketplace as well as those in vertical market industries.

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  • Amazon Cloud Directory

    Amazon Cloud Directory is a service that enables an IT team to build cloud-native directories in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.

  • AWS Managed Services

    AWS Managed Services is a set of services and tools that automate infrastructure management tasks for Amazon Web Services (AWS) deployments.

  • CloudCheckr

    CloudCheckr is a vendor that provides a cloud management platform intended to give an organization more control over and visibility into its cloud computing costs, performance and security.

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  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

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  • security information and event management (SIEM)

    Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a holistic view of ...

  • polymorphic virus

    A polymorphic virus is a harmful, destructive or intrusive type of malware that can change or 'morph,' making it difficult to ...

  • cyberterrorism

    According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any 'premeditated, politically motivated attack against ...

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  • accountable care organization (ACO)

    An accountable care organization (ACO) is an association of hospitals, healthcare providers and insurers in which all parties ...

  • patient engagement

    Patient engagement is an ideal healthcare situation in which people are well-informed about -- and motivated to be involved -- in...

  • personal health record (PHR)

    A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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