Hello, everybody. And welcome to this lecture and this lecture. We're gonna be talking about the eight of us global infrastructure.
Let's go ahead and get started.
So the interview is global infrastructure is a consistency of regions and availability zones.
Ah, as of June 2019 they're currently 21 regions and 66 availability zones. As you can see here on the map, this was pulled directly from Amazon's Web site and shows a map of the regions and availability zones.
The blue circles are the current regions that already exists in the Amazon infrastructure network, and the orange ones are the ones that will be coming soon. These air regions that are coming soon
Amazon is constantly improving their network and adding more servers and more regions and availability zones for their users to access in order to add redundancy, reliability and ultimate ultimately more benefits for us because the more servers, more capacity
and the more customers that can use the Amazon network.
So I want to take a moment and kind of deep dive into exactly what an availability zone is and what a region iss.
So this is gonna be important for the exam. Please take notes
and availability Zone, which I happen as a Z is essentially a data center. Ah, think of it as a building with a long room full of servers or several long room full of servers
that do individual things. The servers can do computing. They could do storage. They can do
data basing. It all depends on what the room or what the server was intended to dio. And you have a full fledged team of people who are managing those resource is for you.
And, uh, these are the same resources that are gonna be accessible in the eight of us Consul, which you will get to dabble in later on in this course.
But ah, yeah, that's that. Here's a picture of a data center and you can see it's a tall building here. Ah, lot of data centers are long, wide buildings with, um,
fire stations on premise, there are fuel tanks for the generators in case the electricity of the city goes out like there is just a lot of thought and a lot of scaling that was put into this. And as you can see ah, lot of money.
Ah, a Z's are buildings full of servers and storage arrays and networking hardware. So they take care of everything for you. And ah en ese actually may have several data centres like the one in this picture, but they still count as one ese in the Amazon network.
So a region is a geographical area that consists of two or more availability zones.
Um, and we'll get a chance to take a look at the regions that are available to you, depending on your geographical location in just a moment.
Uh, the other thing that I wanted to touch on before we jumped into the Amazons website is what an education is. So
before we didn't really talk about it.
But another big component of the networking and the infrastructure of Amazon is the ability to deliver the information and the applications that you're hosting and Amazons network anywhere in the worlds. And that doesn't necessarily mean that you need to have a full fledged data center like the one picture before.
Sometimes it just means that you need to have a smaller building with servers that are cashing the content that is being hosted from the data centers. So you may have a data center that's running all the computes that hosting all the data set, UH, that is hosting all the data basis and all the storage.
But you just need to be able to speed up the delivery to certain areas of the world.
Currently in Amazon's network, there is over 150
edge locations, and there are more educations in regions. There are more educations and availability zone, so it's just something to keep in line. If you're familiar with what a CD and is cloudfront is Amazon's Cdn and will be able Thio Dapple into that a little bit more when we start talking about the Amazon
networking portion of the service is.
So I wanted to take a moment to show you where on Amazon's Web site, you can actually learn more about the global infrastructure, the region, the availability zones across the world.
Uh, as you can see here,
this is the North America regions Down here shows in the Orange Circle. The difference locations where the regions are
and the agile occasions are the blue circle secrecy. There are several, and they kind of go into specifics. They say US East Ohio region, US East, North Virginia. And it goes into specifics saying there are, you know, three availability zones in Ohio, six availability zones in
And then if you go toe Oregon, there are four in northern California. There are three. Ah, and then you have govcloud and you have Canada. So the government cloud is a cloud region that is specific to the U. S. Government. So basically eight of us has created a fully compliance
region ments for government entities such as local governments, federal government, government, state government
and the employees that work there are fully vetted. They are credited. They've been background, checked extensively, just like you would be probably even more so.
And then you would be if you were working for the federal government. Ah, as a systems engineer or a security engineer or what have you
So they're trusted, and you can check out the accreditation to the government cloud. If you just google uh, aws govcloud, you'll be able to see a little bit more information on on on how the govcloud works and the type of security controls placed into it
I were I recommend looking into that because the eight of us it abuses very transparent. And so they will make sure to share with you just exactly how they went about implementing those controls.
Here are the obvious edge locations listed for the United States region and the Canada region. Ah, And as I said before, there are 100 and 50 different educations across the world. And those are the ones only listed in the United States, obviously not listed on the map there. Probably too many to show.
But that just goes to show you
that's your data is gonna be available to you anywhere because it is cashing it everywhere. So ah, regardless of your location, if you are trying to get access to your data, it will be fast and it'll be efficient. So I want to take a moment and take a look at the South America, Europe and Asia. So
South America's one that is still heavily under development. They have one region
and they have to ej locations. Ah, and that's region is in Sao Paulo.
Within Europe, we have ah, four or five regions, one in Ireland's one in London, Stockholm, Paris and Frankfurt and you can see how many availabilities and are in each right here.
As Faras edged locations, they did a pretty good job of covering the area there at the geographical area
And to learn more about the network, you can just check out the links here. By the way, I have linked this page in the resource is section of this video. So if you want to learn more about the global infrastructure, please be sure to take a look at that
moving onto the Asia Pacific area. So we have several regions here. Ah, they're a little bit more developed s so we have the Asia Pacific and Singapore. We have mainland China in Beijing, Asia, Asia Pacific and Sydney, Asia Pacific, Tokyo, Asia Pacific and sail
Ah, mainland China, uh, Asia Pacific, Osaka and Mumbai and Hong Kong with multiple availability zones in each, with with the exception of Osaka.
So um yeah, As you can see, a dubious has done a very good job covering the world and they're continuing to improve. So every year they add several more regions, several more edge locations and availability zones, which ultimately adds, ah, better service for us as the customers.
So to wrap this lecture up, I wanted to go over a quick summary. Ah, In today's lecture, we covered the AWS Global infrastructure, which consists of availability zones and regions and EJ locations. Ah, an availability zone is considered a data center
and sometimes consider multiple data centers.
Just remember, that's if you have multiple data centers.
It is still considered one availability zone, and you'll have multiple availability zones more than likely within your geographical region. A region is consisting of two or more availability zones, and there are several and they're constantly developing more every year.
And there are tons of EJ locations which
act as and points for eight of us. Ah ends for their customers, which are basically cashing the content that are hosted within the availability since the Edge location, which is Amazon's content delivery network, is actually ah, consisting of cloud front, and we will get to learn more about that
when we reach the networking portion of this course.
All right, that about wraps this up. Guys, I will see you in the next lecture