Where is Amazon Web Services (AWS)? The answer is: everywhere. AWS is deployed in various regions around the globe with data centers in these regions. Additionally, many regions have multiple availability zones (AZs). This episode explains the terminology of regions and AZs.
- We are ready now for the final topic … that we want to talk about when it comes to … an overall introduction to Amazon Web Services … and how everything really works here within this solution. … And what we're going to talk about now … is regions and availability zones. … Because the thing we have to understand … is that while Amazon does not want to reveal to us … a specific street address where a data center is located, … we need the ability to say, … we want our data close to our customers, … or close to our corporate headquarters, … or at least as close as possible. … So to accommodate that and help us … distribute around the world, possibly, if we need to, … in AWS, they use this concept … of regions and availability zones. … First of all, a region is a physical location … or boundary with AWS data centers in that location. … So a region is some geographic area, … it's not necessarily a country, … or in the United States a state, … it is instead a region. … It might be the eastern United States, …
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