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  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is the distributed storage component of the AWS platform. It can read, write, and delete objects representing data ranging from 1 byte to 5 gigabytes. You can use S3 to store, replicate, and persist an unlimited amount of objects in the cloud. However, you should not think of S3 as a local disk and attempt to run your database from S3. S3 simply stores "objects" or files, in "buckets" (folders). Since there are no directories in S3, each bucket is given a unique identifier. You can also have multiple buckets under one account. Many customers serve static files such as images or video directly from S3 instead of having them stored on a local disk. This gives them virtually infinite storage capacity for their files without purchasing any hardware. For more information visit: http://aws.amazon.com/s3.

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  • A security group is Amazon's version of a firewall that includes some additional features. It allows you to specify certain security settings on an instance specific basis. You have the ability to filter traffic based on IP's (a specific address or a subnet), packet types (TCP, UDP or ICMP), and ports (or a range of ports). You can also grant access to an entire security group. This allows your trusted machines to access each other without having to open ports to the public.

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