Why use AWS?

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There are so many cloud platforms available. Why should I use AWS?
Jan 24 in AWS by Hannah
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Many reasons to use AWS. Check them out:

1. API

API - Top 10 Reasons To Learn AWS - EdurekaAWS provides you with API’s in various programming languages to help you manage your infrastructure programmatically. API’s help you:

  • Launch a new instance
  • Take backups

API’s help you utilise all of the time-and-cost-saving features AWS. There are third party API’s that serve your purpose well.

2. Security

Cloud security has always been a topic of debate. But AWS does that really well. AWS assures utmost level of security for both small and large scale companies.The best thing is Since AWS does this for you, you as a business owner does not have to worry about it. AWS also offers various compliance programs with an extensive security support network which offers real-time insight on suspicious activity and potential vulnerabilities.

3. Recovery

For some businesses, even a small amount of downtime or data loss spells disaster. For others, the cost of (limited) downtime/data loss does not outweigh the cost of maintaining a multi-site/Hot Standby recovery method. But whatever your business’s tolerance for downtime/data loss may be, AWS’s versatile platform can provide you with the right tools for your disaster recovery plan.

Have a look at this for more details.

Have a look at this to compare different cloud platforms.

answered Jan 24 by Priya

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