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Karan Pratap Singh
Karan Pratap Singh

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AWS Roadmap

Today, we'll take a look at a brief AWS roadmap. Our goal is to focus on fundamentals then identify and learn the most commonly used services first and learn specialized services on a need to know basis.


Here a summary of the services we'll be discussing.


  • Regions and Availability Zones
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
    • Private & Public Subnet
    • Internet & NAT Gateway
    • ACLs and Security Groups


  • CloudFront
  • Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Amplify
  • Cognito
  • Elastic Beanstalk



  • Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
    • Auto Scaling Groups
  • Lambda
  • Lightsail


  • Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Aurora
  • DynamoDB
  • ElastiCache

Networking & Delivery

  • API Gateway
  • Route 53
  • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
    • Application Load Balancing (ALB)
    • Network Load Balancing (NLB)
  • Certificate Manager (ACM)


  • Simple Queue Service (SQS)
  • Simple Notification Service (SNS)
  • EventBridge
  • Step Functions


  • Elastic Container Service (ECS)
  • Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)
  • App Runner


  • CloudWatch
    • Metrics
    • Alarms
    • Log Groups


  • Cloud Development Kit (CDK)
  • CodeBuild
  • CodeDeploy
  • CodePipeline

Data Engineering

  • Athena
  • Kinesis
  • Redshift
  • Glue
  • Lake Formation

This only scratches the surface of what AWS is capable of! I hope this was helpful, you can find the complete roadmap here as well. As always, feel free to reach out anytime!

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