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A Manager's Introduction to Amazon Web Services, 2014

Published: 14 October 2014

ID: G00268418

Analyst(s): Lydia Leong

Summary

AWS is suitable for a broad range of workloads, including mission-critical production applications, but care must be taken when adopting its services.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Understand What You're Buying
    • Data Centers
    • Compute Resources
    • Storage
    • Networking
    • Management
    • Security and Compliance
    • Support
    • Purchasing AWS
  • Don't Believe the Myths About AWS and the Cloud
  • Evaluate Each Project for Its Suitability to the AWS Environment
  • Control Your Costs

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