Welcome to our AWS Hub! Here, you’ll find a comprehensive Amazon Web Services (AWS) resource offering diverse hands-on, how-to articles. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced user, our detailed guides are designed to help you make the most of AWS’s powerful suite of services.

Core Services

  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC): Discover AWS services with an overview of Amazon VPC, including its key features, setup of VPCs and subnets, default versus non-default configurations, route tables, internet access, connecting networks, starting with AWS, IP planning, selecting Availability Zones, creating your VPC, application deployment, and the advantages of security, performance, scalability, and cost savings.
  • Amazon EC2: Explore Amazon EC2, covering its diverse instance types (General Purpose, Compute Optimized, Memory Optimized, Storage Optimized, Accelerated Computing), storage options (EBS, EFS, S3, FSx, and third-party solutions), networking and security (VPC, ENI, Security Groups, IAM Roles), and best practices for security, performance, and cost optimization. Learn about real-world use cases, auto-scaling, CloudWatch monitoring, backup, recovery, automation, and conclude with key takeaways.
    • EC2 Instances: Learn about AWS EC2 Instances, including their features and benefits, how to select the right type, set and launch processes, configuring security and networking, managing storage and snapshots, backup options, performance monitoring and management, scaling strategies, and troubleshooting with best practices.
  • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB): Dive into Elastic Load Balancers with insights on their benefits and drawbacks, explore the various types, including Classic, Network, Application, and Gateway Load Balancers, learn how to configure an Application Load Balancer, understand cross-zone balancing, anticipate pricing, and discover key metrics to monitor for AWS Elastic Load Balancing.
  • Application Load Balancer: Discover the AWS Application Load Balancer, covering its key features, benefits, setup for EC2 instances, optimization best practices, and troubleshooting common issues.
  • Amazon Athena: Explore AWS Athena, starting with its definition and benefits, learn how to set up your environment, execute your first query, delve into federated queries, gain tips for effective use, and discover free hands-on AWS workshops.

Security and Identity Services

  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM): Explore AWS IAM (Identity and Access Management), including its core concepts, workflow, user and role management, policy creation, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), security tools, best practices, and free hands-on AWS workshops.
  • Amazon Inspector: Discover AWS Inspector, focusing on its key features, pricing structure, and essential security best practices.
  • AWS Macie: Learn about Amazon Macie, including its sensitive data discovery workflow and access to free hands-on AWS workshops.

Machine Learning and Analytics

  • Amazon SageMaker: Dive into Amazon SageMaker, covering its core components, benefits, and the process of building, training, evaluating, and deploying machine learning models. Learn about creating endpoints, batch transformations, model monitoring, and advanced features like SageMaker Canvas, Autopilot, Ground Truth, and MLOps, along with integrations with AWS services and real-world use cases.
  • AWS Elastic MapReduce (EMR): Explore AWS EMR, focusing on its benefits, features, use cases, pricing, cluster architecture, deployment options, EMR Studio, and access to free hands-on AWS workshops.
  • Amazon Kinesis: Learn about Amazon Kinesis, covering Data Streams, Data Firehose, Data Analytics, and Video Streams, complemented by free hands-on AWS workshops and a concise summary.

Database Services

  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS): Explore Amazon RDS, covering its overview, DB instances and storage, integration with Amazon VPC, security measures, monitoring, usage guidance, pricing, getting started, database engines, the shared responsibility model, features, performance optimization, instance types, and concluding insights.
  • Amazon Aurora: Delve into Aurora’s database solutions, focusing on cluster architecture, serverless options, multi-master capabilities, global database configurations, key integrations, a hands-on Aurora database lab, and a summary of key points.

Storage and Content Delivery

  • Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service): Explore Amazon S3 with a comprehensive understanding of its features, workings, access methods, pricing, compliance and security features, benefits, notable users, and comparisons with other cloud storage services.
  • Amazon CloudFront: Learn about Amazon CloudFront, including its key features, how it operates, management practices, integration with Terraform, benefits, and comparisons with other CDN services.
  • AWS Snowball: Explore the AWS Snow Family, detailing AWS Snowball for data transfer, Snowball Edge with enhanced computational capabilities and device options, AWS Snowcone for edge computing and storage in small, portable devices, and AWS Snowmobile for exabyte-scale data transfer solutions.

Additional AWS Services

  • AWS Lambda: Discover AWS Lambda, covering its fundamentals, pricing structure, benefits, limitations, integrations, practical examples, common anti-patterns, frequently asked questions, and access to free hands-on AWS workshops.
  • Amazon Lightsail: Explore Amazon Lightsail, focusing on its simplicity for cloud projects with key features like instances, containers, load balancers, databases, storage options, and CDN distributions. Understand its benefits, including easy AWS integration and EC2 upgrade paths, pricing insights, and use cases such as hosting small business websites, development environments, and e-commerce sites, concluding with its overall value.
  • And many more! Explore services like AWS Step Functions, AWS Global Accelerator, and AWS CloudTrail.

Advanced Topics


This hub is your gateway to mastering AWS services. Whether it’s storage, computing, database, or security, our in-depth guides have you covered. Check back often as we continuously update and expand our AWS resources.