Lesson 19: Cloud Infrastructure

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What the Cloud Looks Like

[...] a model for enabling ubiquitous, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources.
A series of Cloud Platform logos

Advantages over Bare Hardware

Private Clouds

Public Clouds

Cloud + Configuration Management


Running your software on a cloud is:


Clouds can be great tools, but they have some disadvantages:


Further Reading

AWS provides a lot of services, not all of which are named very well. This article explains what each service does in plain English.