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AWS Services

AWS In Plain English

[[AWS S3]]

EC2

  • virtual machine

EC2 vs LightSail

  • Lightsail is like Digital Ocean's $5/month
  • EC2 can have more bad-ass servers

ECS

  • basically a lightweight Kubernetes?
    • where you manage some EC2 instances

Fargate

  • level of abstraction that's higher than ECS
  • idea of tasks which could be a group of EC2 instances

WAF

  • Web Application Firewall

Kinetic

  • like Apache Kafka
  • for streaming content like logs or videos
    • example: sending logs to DataDog

Last update: 2022-11-04