Getting Started with Amazon Web Services
Welcome to Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js! Over the course of this book, you will learn how to optimize your Node.js applications for deployment on Amazon Web Services (AWS). By using AWS to host your application, you take advantage of a series of features that are commonly known as “the cloud.” You will learn about some of the core features of AWS, understand how to design your application stack, and integrate your application into the AWS environment. Though you could easily upload your code to a server and call it a day, learning how to incorporate the various features of AWS into your project will allow you to make full use of the benefits of the cloud. But what are these benefits?