Many small and mid level companies for hosting their websites avail cloud computing hosting. Running the website on the cloud lowers the costs and availability with time and the resources required can also be increased easily. Amazon web services (AWS) has proved to be helpful in lowering the investing for web hosting, as resources are being shared between different users. Requirement of resources varies as it depends on the traffic. Many AWS customers have saved almost 50% of the money that they used to spend for running a web applications.

Advantages of AWS Hosting

  • Replacing instances can be commissioned rapidly and predictably, which makes Web Amazon service is a highly reliable application. Amazon has their own data centers and network services. The availability for every Amazon region is 99.95%.
  • Cloud Amazon computing is very flexible because it provides choice to the users for OS, development platform and content management system (CMS). The advance service lets the user to opt configuration of memory, CPU, instance storage, and the boot partition size that is optimal for their choice of operating system and application.
  • AWS provides users with the facility of fast deployment of resources. Now one can deploy thousands of virtual machines in minutes, using AWS and able to expand if the customers grow. To start fast all you need to do is just sign up, and arrange the web applications and caching servers.
  • AWS provides the root access which allows users to interact the system. One can easily reboot the instances if after retaining data and have the control over the console output.
  • Security is an important aspect and thus, AWS works with Amazon VPC to provide robust networking feature and high protection for customers resources.
  • Amazon virtual private cloud is a logically isolated section in AWS. Desired IP address range can be chosen by customers as they control the VPC. With this IP address range, they can create subnets and configure route tables and network gateways.
  • Network configuration is customizable as per your needs. Moreover, between their corporate data center and VPC users, one can easily create the Hardware Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection.
  • Elasticity lets users to upgrade and release capacity in minutes. Commission of server instances is controlled by web service APIs, because of which the web application scales automatically up and down depending on needs.
  • Amazon Web Hosing Services is compatible with other similar applications like Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon Simple DB and Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) providing complete solution for computing services, query processing and storage across many applications.
  • Amazon offers Simple Notification Service (SNS) that can be used to set up, operate, and send messages, alerts and other useful information easily from the cloud. Developers can easily publish messages from a web application which can be conveyed to subscribers or other applications in seconds. This is a very scalable, flexible, and cost-effective way of communications. It lets developer to choose protocol using which they want to deliver messages to the clients and other applications.
Author's Bio: 

Sorav Singh has 5 long years of career proficiency as a content writer in a recognized firm, i2k2 Networks, that offers advance AWS hosting services in India. Author has written some of the most searched articles on web applications like benefit of webmail hosting, Zimbra email server and cloud computing service providers.