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Here is a dictionary of the 200+ AWS.

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How many AWS Services are there?

Among the 200+, the key services:


List AWS Service names

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Aurora (one replica in each AZ, cluster storage replicated multi-master in several regions) but writes only to primary region.

Config records changes on resources in one or more regions & audits compliance to standards for alerts to SNS

DynamoDB - global (multi-master read/write)

EventBridge notifies SNS & Invokes Lambda

Fargate (mode of EC2 with ENI’s in a VPC like auto-scaling groups)

FSx (Launch, run, and scale feature-rich and highly-performant file systems) -

GuardDuty - continuous AI/ML threat intelligence to identify unexpected and unauthorized activities in data sources (DNS Logs, VPC Flow, CloudTrail mgmt events, CloudTrails S3 Data Events) to EventBridge

AWS Glue - C

AWS Kinesis Video Streams - C

AWS Lex & Connect - C

RDS (Cross Region Read Replica Async replication in several regions)

Rekognition - C


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