Aws Components

Items to Place on a Diagram

We're using the US East location (North Virginia)


  • S3 for data storage and the option for serving these files over the web as an index.
  • Elastic Beanstalk (EB) which is a bundling of
    • Tomcat Server
    • RDB (MySQL and other choices)

It is possible to setup a separate EC2 and manually configure the various sub-components (such as tomcat and db), but Elastic Beanstalk is easier.


  • First level is to choose a region
  • Second level is an application
  • Each application can have multiple environments for Test, QA, & Prod for example.

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