Amazon Web Services (AWS) is to cloud computing
Kleenex is to tissue
Things that are handy:
- One year of some free services: https://aws.amazon.com/free/
In the Omaha AWS Meetup's lab a while back, a nice blog post was used as a lab.
https://www.cloudshiftstrategies.com/flasklambdalab.html is the "punch-and-run" very simple lab from yesterday's AWS Meetup. It's easy to follow. It uses https://www.zappa.io/ to deploy a premade flask app: https://github.com/peterb154/flask_lambda_lab
My simple instance is https://0khv79381f.execute-api.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/dev They did a nifty thing where they try and show how slow the lambda instances are: