We have updated the AWS Architecture Center with a trio of new reference architectures for e-commerce. Each reference architecture includes a detailed system overview, a detailed architectural diagram, and a list of the AWS services used in the architecture.
Here's what we have:
This is a reference architecture for the web frontend of an e-commerce site. It makes use of Route 53, CloudFront, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, ElastiCache, DynamoDB and CloudSearch:
This is a reference architecture for a secure and highly available checkout pipeline service for an e-commerce site. It uses the Virtual Private Cloud, the Simple Workflow Service, Elastic Beanstalk, the Relational Database Service, and the Simple Email Service.
Marketing & Recommendations Service
This is a reference architecture for a marketing and recommendation service for an e-commerce site. It uses Elastic MapReduce, S3, Elastic Beanstalk, the Relational Database Service, DynamoDB, and the Simple Email Service:
If you are interested in learning more about how to design and build systems like this, you may want to take a look at our AWS Architecture Training. This three-day course will be held in a number of US cities this spring. Seating is limited, so be sure to sign up if you want to attend.