Basically AWS is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help business and technology growth.
Amazon Web Service also is comprehensive and evolving cloud computing platform provided by Amazon.com. Web Services are sometimes called cloud services.
What is Cloud Computing?
Cloud computing is a general term for the delivery of hosted services over the internet.
Cloud computing enables companies to consume a compute resource, such as a virtual machine (VMs), storage or an application, as a utility -- just like electricity -- rather than having to build and maintain computing infrastructures in house.
The services provided by the Amazon Web Service are :
- CloudDrive - allow users to uplaod files, important documents , videos , music , photos from web-connected devices. The service also enable users to stream music to their database,
- Dynamo Database ( also known as Dynamo DB)
- Elastic Compute Cloud
- Mechanical Turk
- Redshift (Data Warehouse)
- Simple Storage Service (S3)