Amazon Web Service EC2 and its Features: A Systematic Literature Review

Shahid Ali, Saleem Zubair, Hafsa Riasat


Cloud computing” has become ingrained in the software development world. Moving the computing set-up; from local to cloud decreases time to distribution, reduces costs and enhances performance for many businesses today. “Cloud computing” is an idea of sharing different resources such as servers, storage devices, applications, and services with ample on-demand or on request network access. “Cloud computing” also encompasses a set of rules, tools, and controls that are used to safeguard the data, services, and infrastructure. The Amazon (AWS), Google (Cloud), Microsoft (Azure), IBM (Cloud), Salesforce, Alibaba (Cloud) and others are the foremost cloud providers. The Amazon Web Service is a “cloud computing” environment provided by Amazon that comprises a collection of remote computing services. Amazon EC2 is the furthermost significant and well-known of these services. Compared to setting up a real server farm, the service is significantly faster, scalable, and cost-effective. “Amazon Web Services” (AWS) offers a range of service areas, including Amazon “Elastic Compute Cloud” (Amazon EC2). Amazon EC2 offers centralized management over all services along with a high-performance computing environment. EC2 is advantageous because it offers auto-scaling, which allows resources to be scaled automatically and without friction as needed. We have a fleeting discussion in this article, of numerous services and operations accomplished in the amazon “elastic compute cloud” (EC2).

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