1. Remote Management and Monitoring Ian van Reenen
2. Hosted solution REALLY easy to join and deploy PAYG billing with no minimum contracts Scale on demand with no lead times Available everywhere Cheaper than the rest (but not nasty)
3. • Route53 with weighted round robin• Elastic Load Balancers and HAproxy• EC2 with autoscaling• Elasticache cluster• RDS with multizone replication failover• S3 for file storage and distribution• CloudWatch for metrics and monitoring• Consolidated Billing for Development, Staging and Production accounts• Reservations
4. • Continuous Integration • Build Measure Learn• The Rise of DevOps • New Relic • Ylastic• Deal with Security • Implement best practice • 3rd party penetration testing • AWS resources and documentation• Shout about it – customers love it!