Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud platform. It has various offerings in IaaS as well as PaaS, including computing power, database storage, and content delivery, which help in scaling applications, and also grows our business across the globe. AWS is a public cloud, and as per the cloud computing concepts, it provides all its resources in an on-demand delivery with a pay-as-you-go plan.
You can read more about AWS and its services at https://aws.amazon.com/.
As specified previously in Chapter 1, Introducing Cloud Native Architecture and Microservices, you need to create an AWS account to start using the services. You can use the following link to create an account:
Once you are logged in, you will see the following screen, which showcases the AWS and its categories...