As an AWS customer, you can choose among different data centers. AWS data centers are distributed worldwide. For example, you can start a virtual machine in Japan in exactly the same way as you would start one in Ireland. This enables you to serve customers worldwide with a global infrastructure. The map in figure 1.1 shows AWS’s data centers. Access is limited to some of them: some data centers are accessible for U.S. government organizations only, and special conditions apply to the data centers in China. Additional data centers have been announced for Bahrain, Hong Kong, Sweden, and the U.S...
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