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AWSome Day Seattle Notes: Part 2: Networking, Security, and Miscellany

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AWSome Day Notes: Part 2: Networking, Security, and Miscellany

Following are some notes from Amazon's AWSome Day (Tuesday, February 27, 2018).

Nomenclature

Elastic: You'll see the word "elastic" on a lot of Amazon's services. The "elastic" concept refers to a service that is able to handle huge increases in traffic (Pokemon Go - number of users grew orders of magnitude faster/larger than what they designed for).

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC): The AWS equivalent of a virtual private network (VPN). A VPC is …



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AWSome Day Seattle Notes: Part 1: The Basics

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AWSome Day Notes: Part 1: The Basics

Following are some notes from Amazon's AWSome Day (Tuesday, February 27, 2018).

EC2 Costs and Scheduling

Cost of a node:

  • Important to understand Amazon's price model: users pay for access, not for hardware
  • Cost of AWS node is cost for on the spot access

Scheduling:

  • If you can anticipate your usage, you can schedule instances in advance, and get a discount
  • Discount of 50% for one-year reservation (if you keep it busy for 6 months …


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