Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a comprehensive cloud computing platform that can be leveraged to create, deploy and scale sophisticated websites and apps. More than just a simple web host, AWS accommodates high traffic and customisation. This means your website will work efficiently, even during periods of peak traffic.
Here, we like to work with AWS because we’re able to seamlessly integrate it with our tools. This allows our development processes to be automated, making them predictable and reliable.
Plus, Dropbox and Netflix use it too so you know you’re in good company.
Amazon Web Services’ features.
High availability and scalability.
Using AWS tools like Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing, your application can automatically scale up and down based on demand. This also means your website will continue to operate even in the case of hardware failure.
AWS significantly reduces the time it takes to provision a server, compared to traditional providers.
AWS’s end-to-end approach instills security in their infrastructure. From physical, operational and software measures, AWS ensures the resources in your private network can only be accessed by those with permissions.
Pay as you go.
Generally speaking, traditional hardware goes unutilised for 90% of its lifespan and you still pay for all of it. Every service on AWS is à la carte, meaning you’ll only pay for what you use.