Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a collection of commercial services centered around virtualized, commodity and clustered computing, networking, database and storage, as well as supporting tools that are offered through infrastructure as a service
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a web services platform in the cloud. With AWS you can requisition compute power, virtual machine instances, storage through a variety of databases and file stores as your needs scale up or down.
SDKs to access and manage Amazon Web Services are provided in a multitude of programming languages, including PHP, Java, .NET. The services are also accessible through the REST and SOAP APIs, command-line interface, and web dashboard.
With Amazon Web Services, you can take advantage of Amazon.com’s global computing infrastructure that is the backbone of their multi-billion retail business spread across various regions.