Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services (commonly abbreviated to AWS) is a collection of remote computing services that together make up a cloud computing platform, offered over the Internet by Amazon.
It is a branding that encompasses EC2, SES (bulk mailing), Glacier, and other Amazon data and compute services.
A helpful guide to the numerous, often confusing AWS services is AWS in Plain English
You can use some AWS services like web hosting, or to run services your server can call.
How to use Amazon Web Services in general ... TBD (account creation, setup, billing, closing, deletion etc.)
Beyond that, good question better answered in a/the page on the specific service!
AWS best practices based in selfdogfood personal sites welcome!
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AWS is a collection of cryptic acronyms like EC2, IAM, S3, VPC, RDC, SES, SQS, WAF, SNS, and opaque jargon like Lambda, API Gateway, Route53, Cloudfront, CloudSearch, DynamoDB, Elasticache, Elastic Transcoder, Cognito, Device Farm, CodeCommit, CodePipeline, EC2 Container Service, Elastic Beanstalk, AppStream, WorkDocs, WorkMail, Workspaces, Service Catalog, Storage Gateway, and so many more.
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Google officially hit its target of powering its operations with 100 percent clean energy in early 2018. So did Apple. Facebook says it will get there by 2020. Microsoft’s progress has been slower, but in 2018, it signed what was heralded as the largest corporate solar agreement in the U.S. Amazon appears to be the only major tech company so dramatically stalling out in its pursuit of renewables.