Let's quickly recap what all we accomplished so far in this chapter. To begin with, you learned a bit about what cloud computing is all about and saw a few features and benefits that it has to offer. Next, we drove straight into our core topic, that is, Amazon Web Services. You learned what Amazon Web Services is all about by understanding its architecture and core service offering. We then saw how easy and straightforward it is to sign up for AWS along with a brief walkthrough of the AWS Management Console. Towards the end, you also learned the importance of a command line interface and saw how to install the AWS CLI on a simple Linux server.
In the next chapter, you will learn a bit more about the CLI and see how to leverage it to manage and work with the AWS services. We will also be looking at few easy to use access management tools and techniques to safeguard and secure your AWS environment, so stick around! We are just getting started!