ONLY QUESTIONS ABOUT PROGRAMMING ARE ON-TOPIC. General server help can be obtained at https://serverfault.com Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a collection of commercial services centered around virtualized tools.

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The idea behind cloud computing, as pioneer Amazon Web Services believed when it launched its first utility compute and storage products eight years ago, is to abstract away the underlying hardware and provide raw resources to programmers for applications to run on.


How do you scale a system from one user to more than 11 million users?


Amazon offers solutions specifically for Visual Studio developers who want to start deploying services on its cloud. Here's a guide to do it with minimal effort and all it takes is digging into the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio.


Both Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services offer a lot of data services. So many services that it can be hard to comprehend how the compare without a scorecard.