AWS Crash Course – EMR

What is EMR?

  • AWS EMR(Elastic MapReduce) is a managed hadoop framework.
  • It provides you an easy, cost-effective and highly scalable way to process large amount of data.
  • It can be used for multiple things like indexing, log analysis, financial analysis, scientific simulation, machine learning etc.

Cluster and Nodes

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AWS Crash Course – Redshift

Redshift is a data warehouse from Amazon. It’s like a virtual place where you store a huge amount of data.

  • Redshift is fully managed petabyte-scale system
  • Amazon Redshift is based on PostgreSQL 8.0.2
  • It is optimized for data warehousing
  • Supports integrations and connections with various applications, including, Business Intelligence tools
  • Redshift provides custom JDBC and ODBC drivers.
  • Redshift can be integrated with CloudTrail for auditing purpose.
  • You can monitor Redshift performance from CloudWatch.

Features of Amazon Redshift

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AWS Crash Course – Elastic Beanstalk

Welcome back to AWS Crash Course.

In the last section we discussed about EBS.

In this section we will discuss about AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk makes it even easier for developers to quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. Developers simply upload their application, and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.

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AWS Crash Course – Route 53

Route 53 is a DNS service that route user requests.

  • Amazon Route 53 (Route 53) is a scalable and highly available Domain Name System (DNS).
  • The name route 53 is reference to UDP port 53 which is generally used for DNS.
  • Route 53 with its DNS service that allows administrators to direct traffic by simply updating DNS records in the hosted zone.
  • TTL(Time to Live) can be adjusted for resource records to be shorter which allow record changes to propagate faster to clients.
  • One of the key features of Route 53 is programmatic access to the service that allows customers to modify DNS records via web service calls.

Three Main functions of Route 53 are:-

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AWS Crash Course – EC2

We are starting this series on AWS to give you a decent understanding of different AWS services. These will be short articles which you can go through in 15-20 mins everyday.

You can check the complete series here of AWS Crash Course .

Introduction:-

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  • AWS compute is part of it’s IaaS offerings.
  • With compute, you can deploy virtual servers to run your applications.
  • Don’t have to wait for days or weeks to get your desired server capacity.
  • You can manage the OS or let AWS manage it for you.
  • It can be used to build mobile apps or running massive clusters.
  • You can even deploy application serverless.
  • It provides high fault tolerance.
  • Easy scalability and load balancing.
  • You are billed as per your usage.

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