The AWS on-premise outpost knowledge to rack up

Despite the advantages of cloud computing, many organizations still choose to keep some of their data, computing power, and services on-premises.

Whether to maintain compliance with industry standards, speed up critical data availability close to where it is needed most, or as part of their organization’s disaster recovery and redundancy planning, there will always be a strong business case for keeping some services in-house.

This can be especially true for those that use Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud combined with the power of the lesser-known AWS Outposts functionality.

So what exactly is AWS Outposts, and what key things do you need to know to set up and run your own version of AWS on-premises? Here are the key best practices and knowledge bytes you need to know.


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