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  • Amazon S3

    Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is a scalable, high-speed, web-based cloud storage service.

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    AWS (Amazon Web Services) is a comprehensive, evolving cloud computing platform provided by Amazon that includes a mixture of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and packaged software as a service (SaaS) offerings.

  • Amazon VPC traffic mirroring

    Traffic mirroring is a feature for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). The feature is used to monitor the network-level traffic of workloads.

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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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  • data lake

    A data lake is a storage repository that holds a vast amount of raw data in its native format until it is needed.

  • Amazon QLDB

    Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) is a non-relational database as a service (DBaaS) designed for AWS customers who want to maintain a verifiable history of data changes in an application they own.

  • Amazon Aurora

    Amazon Aurora is a relational database engine from Amazon Web Services. The engine is MySQL-compatible, which means code, applications and drivers used in databases relying on MySQL can be used in Aurora with minimal or no changes.

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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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  • What is public cloud? Everything you need to know

    A public cloud is a platform that uses the standard cloud computing model to make resources -- such as virtual machines (VMs), applications or storage -- available to users remotely.

  • Amazon S3

    Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is a scalable, high-speed, web-based cloud storage service.

  • Amazon VPC traffic mirroring

    Traffic mirroring is a feature for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). The feature is used to monitor the network-level traffic of workloads.

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Amazon's Influence

News and features on how Amazon influences technological, economic and social change, and how it competes, innovates and automates and disrupts the status quo in every industry. We look at Amazon markets, logistics, e-commerce strategy, AI, culture, customer experience, overall workplace issues, failures and successes, among our breadth of topics.

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AWS artificial intelligence

AWS artificial intelligence services enable enterprises to apply machine learning, natural language processing and other advanced technologies to their applications. Open up a vast number of computing possibilities with these AWS AI services and tools.

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  • Amazon Personalize

    Amazon Personalize is a low-code recommendation engine that can generate custom recommendations for any application running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure. 

  • Amazon Sumerian

    Amazon Sumerian is a managed service and set of tools for creating augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications.

  • Amazon Translate

    Amazon Translate is a cloud service for changing large amounts of text written in one language to another language. Amazon Translate supports 25 languages, with the official documentation detailing which languages can be paired up for translation.

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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 Web Services (AWS)

    AWS (Amazon Web Services) is a comprehensive, evolving cloud computing platform provided by Amazon that includes a mixture of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and packaged software as a service (SaaS) offerings.

  • Amazon Braket

    Amazon Braket is a fully managed AWS cloud service designed to allow users remote access to a single development environment for quantum computers.

  • AWS certification

    AWS certification is a level of Amazon Web Services cloud expertise that an IT professional obtains after passing one or more exams the public cloud provider offers.

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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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  • AWS Landing Zone

    AWS Landing Zone is software provided by Amazon to help AWS customers set up a secure, multi-account AWS environment.

  • AWS certification

    AWS certification is a level of Amazon Web Services cloud expertise that an IT professional obtains after passing one or more exams the public cloud provider offers.

  • AWS Cost Explorer

    AWS Cost Explorer is a tool provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that allows users to visualize their AWS usage and bills by service.

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  • risk assessment

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

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to ...

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

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  • call tree

    A call tree is a layered hierarchical communication model that is used to notify specific individuals of an event and coordinate ...

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide ...

  • cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

    Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a combination of strategies and services intended to back up data, applications and other ...

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