AWS Certified Solutions Architect 2020 — Study Notes — Part 2

In continuation of my previous post this blog focuses on other topics of AWS Sol Architect Study.

DATABASE

  1. Multi AZ’s vs Read Replicas

Amazon Relational Database Service

  1. Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)- optimized for memory, performance or I/O — and provides you with six familiar database engines to choose from, including Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle Database, and SQL Server. You can use the AWS Database Migration Service to easily migrate or replicate your existing databases to Amazon RDS.

Amazon Aurora

  1. Amazon Aurora is Amazon’s relational database built for the cloud. It supports two open source RDBMS engines: MySQL and PostgreSQL.

Amazon DynamoDB

  1. Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service of AWS.

Amazon Redshift

  1. DWH

Amazon ElastiCache

  1. Amazon ElastiCache — offers fully managed Redis and Memcached. open source compatible in-memory data stores
Content from AWS Website

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Analytics

Amazon Athena

  1. Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon S3 using standard SQL.

Amazon EMR

  1. EMR provides a managed Hadoop framework that makes it easy, fast, and cost-effective to process vast amounts of data across dynamically scalable Amazon EC2 instances

Amazon CloudSearch

  1. is a managed service in the AWS Cloud that makes it simple and cost-effective to set up, manage, and scale a search solution for your website or application.

Amazon Elasticsearch

1. Service makes it easy to deploy, secure, operate, and scale Elasticsearch to search, analyze, and visualize data in real-time.

Amazon Kinesis

  1. makes it easy to collect, process, and analyze real-time, streaming data so you can get timely insights and react quickly to new information.

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MANAGEMENT TOOLS

AWS CloudFormation

  1. IaaC, Infrastructure as Code. The artifacts are called Templates

AWS Service Catalog

  1. Manage a catalog of approved services for the AWS account. Used by enterprises

Amazon CloudWatch

  1. Used for monitoring performance

AWS CloudTrail

  1. CCTV

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DEVELOPER TOOLS

AWS CodeCommit

  1. AWS CodeCommit is a fully managed source control service that makes it easy to host highly scalable private Git repositories securely.

AWS CodePipeline

  1. AWS CodePipeline builds, tests, and deploys code every time the code is modified, updated, and checked in based on the release process models you define.

AWS CodeBuild

  1. Fully managed build service that builds and compiles source code, runs tests, and produces software packages that are ready to deploy,

AWS CodeDeploy

  1. Automates code deployments

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MESSAGING

Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS)

  1. SQS is always pull based not push based

Amazon Simple Notification Service

Amazon Simple Email Service

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APPLICATION SERVICES

Amazon API Gateway

Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF)

AWS Step Functions

Amazon Elastic Transcoder

In quest of understanding How Systems Work !