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I heard Amazon is going to offer a free trail of their hosting services soon with their EC2 tier. I'm a new web developer and I'm still learning a lot about hosting and server configuration so I'm looking at a lot of hosts. What are some main differences between EC2 and S3 services offered by Amazon?

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EC2-we can install whatever software we want S3-for data storage –  user30652 Aug 22 '13 at 4:09
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EC2 = Elastic Cloud Computing

S3 = Simple Storage Service

One is for application hosting, one is for data storage.

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