Intro to AWS S3

What is Amazon S3?

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is a cloud-based object storage service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). S3 provides scalable storage for any type of data, including images, videos, audio files, text documents, and more.

S3 offers a highly available and durable platform for storing and retrieving data. It also offers features like versioning, server-side encryption, lifecycle policies, and cross-region replication. With S3, you can store and retrieve data from anywhere in the world, using a simple web interface, command line tools, or APIs.

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How to shutdown/restart Windows server VM

Many times we have used Linux or Windows based VM’s (Virtual Machines) and we tend to install software to try out something. Particularly on Windows VM’s you may have to restart the VM for the changes to take effect. But most of often when the VMs are provisioned, the ‘Shutdown’ or ‘Restart’ menu items are not enabled or visible.  How else could one restart the VM without having to contact support and wait for some one to help?

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