AWS Compute

Welcome to the Amazon AWS Compute page.

Here you will find all the information that you need to understand AWS compute service.

As a business owner, it all begins with compute.

What Is AWS Compute?

The AWS Compute service can cater to all your computing needs no matter the size of your business. With over 70 Infrastructure services and plans delivering more than 1000 features there is a lot to choose from and understand.

AWS has a lot more than twice as many compute instance families, twice the compliance certifications, and the largest global footprint of any other cloud vendor.

So that’s where AWSforBusiness.com comes in…

we are here to simplify it all for you, break it up into manageable chunks that make sense.

Yes, chunks that are usable for whatever you need to grow your business and understand the service better.

In doing this we will cover off in each section answers to all the questions you need to succeed.

So, for each service on the site we will set out all the elements that help you to enjoy the services.

 Then on each page we look at costs, use cases, regions, and how to’s.

Depending on where you look on amazon’s website the number of services listed under compute will vary, here I have listed all the main ones.

Click on each section as we progress you have come to the right place.

Amazon AWS EC2

One of the most popular services. Simply put. EC2 service is made up of Servers on demand. You get what you need, when you need them, where you need them, at a price point that works for you and can scale up or down if the need so arises. Learn more...

Amazon AWS EC2 Container 

This is a bit more advanced, EC2 Container service lets you Run stateless or stateful applications packaged as Docker containers. Here AWS manages the fault tolerance, cluster state and container deployment. As with all AWS services it a pay as you go model.Learn more...

Amazon AWS Lightsail

This is a newer service that runs simple applications and websites on one or a few servers for a low, predictable price. You have less control and fewer options than EC2 over the server, OS, and other software through the intuitive Lightsail console. The starting price is only $5 per month.

Amazon AWS Elastic Beanstalk

For Business owners with applications needs Elastic Beanstalk is the fastest and simplest way to deploy your application on AWS. You use the AWS Management Console to automatically handle the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.

Amazon AWS Lambda

lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers. You pay only for the compute time you use on a pay as you go basis no charge when your code is not running. With Lambda, you can run code for virtually any type of application or backend service - all with zero administration.

Amazon AWS Batch

This is for developers, scientists, and engineers who need to run hundreds of thousands of batch computing jobs. AWS Batch dynamically provisions the optimal quantity and type of compute resources (e.g., CPU or memory optimized instances) based on the volume and specific resource requirements of the batch jobs submitted. With AWS Batch, you just need to focus on analysing results and solving problems from the data you have received.