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AWS Development Essentials by Uchit Vyas, Prabhakaran Kuppusamy

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AWS security measures

Whenever you think of moving your data center to a public cloud, the first question that should arise is about data security. In a public cloud, through virtualization technology, multiple users might be using the same hardware (server) in which your data is available. You will learn in detail about how AWS ensures data security.

Instance isolation

Before learning about instance isolation, you must know how AWS EC2 provisions the instances to the user. This service allows you to rent virtual machines (AWS calls it instances) with whatever configurations you ask. We will discuss EC2 in detail in Chapter 3, Computing Services and Networking.

Let's assume that you requested AWS to provision 2 GB RAM, a 100 GB HDD, and an Ubuntu ...

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