Cloud Computing - Amazon Web Services

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Lesson Description

Lession - #894 AWS Cloud Computing

The Client-Server Model

The client-server model is an important concept in cloud computing. It is about many clients using services from a centralized server.

What is the Client-Server Model?

The Client-Server model is about a client that interacts and makes requests to a computer server. A client is the way that the person interact with the server.

What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is a processing service made accessible over the web.
Cloud computing is a pay-as-you-go model for delivering IT resources.
You pay just for what you use.

Deployment Models

There are three different kinds of deployment models:
  • Cloud-based
  • On-premises
  • Hybrid
The models are different ways of accessing compute services - over the internet, locally, or in a combination.

Why Choose Cloud Computing?

There are many reasons for going with the cloud.
Cloud computing enables benefits such as:
  • Cost savings
  • Security
  • Scalability
  • Flexibility

Payment Model

The cloud payment model is flexible. You do not have to invest in a data center, servers, and other resources. The cloud services is a variable expense. You can use the services from the start and consume more as you grow.

Fewer Operations

Having your own data centers and servers requires resources and staffing. Cloud computing reduces operation and lets you focus on important things, such as your applications and customers.

Flexible Capacity

Having and managing your own servers can result in unused capacity and limitations. On the other hand, you can grow freely with cloud computing. You pay for what you use