Werner Vogels, Amazon.com CTO on the how and the why of Amazon’s cloud business. In the talk, Vogels covers Amazon’s history, design principles and learnings from building a world-changing cloud services business. Watch the video for the entirety of the superb talk.
“Amazon is a technology company. We just happen to do retail”, Vogels says. “Everything Amazon does is driven by deep technology stacks.” There are a number of design principles about what Amazon has built and how they have built it, but there is also a history.