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Social Network Infrastructure - On Premise vs AWS

I put this image together from two screenshots from the video Introduction to AWS Services (Jun 9, 2019). May be helpful to those learning the basics of AWS. In the video, the instructor assembles the infrastructure piece-by-piece explaining each role.

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The table below summarizes each service shown above:
(Ps: AWS has many other services)

AWS Service Service role
Route53 DNS Service
VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) β€œPrivate Network”
EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) Virtual Machines
EBS (Elastic Block Storage) Disk (attached to the VMs)
RDS (Relational Database Service) Relational Database
DynamoDB NoSQL Database
ElastiCache Database Cache Engine
ELB (Elastic Load Balancer) Load Balancer
S3 (Simple Storage Service) External Storage
Rekognition Content Filter
Lambda Serverless computation
Kinesis Clickstream Analysis Engine
EMR (Elastic MapReduce) Data Processing Platform
Glue Managed ETL Service
Redshift Data Warehouse Service
Athena SQL Query Interface
Quicksight Business Intelligence Tool
CloudFront (& Edge Locations) Content Delivery Network
SNS (Simple Notification Service) Notification Service (Push, SMS)
SES (Simple Email Service) Email Service
SQS (Simple Queue Service) Message Queue Service
CloudWatch Monitoring Dashboard

Turns out it's not that scary, huh? πŸ˜…

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You know who you are. Sorry for the callout πŸ˜†