Availability Zones & Regions

Get introduced to AWS Availability Zones and AWS Regions.

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What are AZs & Regions?

AWS has 16 Regions and 44 Availability Zones.

A Region is a geographically distinct area—for example, the west coast of the USA.

Availability Zones are datacenters within a region. The availability zones are fault-tolerant between each other. Each Availability Zone (AZ) has its own power and is independent of other AZ within that region.

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