--- published: true layout: post title: 'Amazon EC2 API Review' image: https://s3.amazonaws.com/kinlane-productions2/api-evangelist-logos/api-evangelist-butterfly-vertical.png --- Amazon EC2 is infrastructure service that provides virtualized servers on-demand with pay-as-you-go pricing. Amazon EC2 began as a web service and later developed a web-based interface to manage services. The Amazon EC2 API delivers separate RESTful API using a signature authentication and a SOAP API adhering to the WS-Security standard. The web service provides a complete set of methods for deploying and managing server instance. Amazon provides a wide range of language kits including Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, and .NET Building Blocks: Technology Documentation / Tools Support / Management Community Developer