November 12th, 2015
Amazon Web Services is a cloud platform that can add to the flexibility and work capacity of any data analytics team.
Our presentation aims to give you:
The cloud is computers you don't own.
28 availability zones,
$1.6 billion in revenue.
AWS's capacity is estimated to be four times that of its nearest ten competitors combined, including Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and IBM Cloud Services.
What you buy: rentable laptops.
What Amazon says: "Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale cloud computing easier for developers."
Projects that have short-term or intermittent need for resource intensive processing.
HIGH AVAILABILITY SERVERS
Server-dependent systems that require 99.99%* accessible up-time.