Five Apps: Tools to help manage Amazon AWS

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As IT professionals, and computer enthusiasts, we throw around a lot of acronyms. Perhaps two of the most popular in the last few years are IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) and PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service). These are commonly associated with cloud hosting providers, such as Amazon AWS, RackSpace, Windows Azure, and countless others. And while each of these providers offer their own management interfaces, the major players often provide APIs which allows for third party management tools, custom scripting, and other automation.

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