AWS Questions and Answers

What is the difference between Amazon S3 and EC2?

The difference between EC2 and Amazon S3 is that

EC2S3
  • It is a cloud web service used for hosting your application
  • It is a data storage system where any amount of data can be stored
  • It is like a huge computer machine which can run either Linux or Windows and can handle application like PHP, Python, Apache or any databases
  • It has a REST interface and uses secure HMAC-SHA1 authentication keys