Amazon Web Services started out as an online-shopping platform for companies to sell their products online over a decade ago. Find out how it's evolved from an ecommerce engine to the largest cloud computing service platform it is today.
- [Instructor] Add to cart, check out,…confirm payment, rejoice.…I imagine most of you have experienced this cycle.…That visceral joy you get from online retail therapy.…And no other company is better at facilitating it…than the e-commerce giant, Amazon.…The company hit a market cap of $1 trillion in 2018…becoming only the second company in the United States…to ever hit that mark.…Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994…as a humble online bookstore before most of us…even considered buying anything online.…
Amazon Web Services, or AWS, the cloud services platform…did not come around for almost a decade…after the bookstore turned retail giant was founded.…And it brought a completely new side to their business.…The framework for Amazon Web Services was launched…internally within Amazon all the way back in 2002.…At that time, it was called Amazon.com Web Service.…Amazon was planning to launch merchant.com,…an e-commerce service that helped third party shops…create online shopping websites…using Amazon's e-commerce engine.…
Note: This course also maps to the Cloud Concepts module of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. Taking all four courses in the Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers series will help you prepare for the exam.
- What is cloud computing?
- Cloud computing models
- Cloud computing deployments
- Amazon Web Services basics
- Creating an AWS account
- Using AWS Free Tier
- Becoming AWS certified