Before March 2023 I couldn’t for the life of me understand what was going on in the AWS VPC dashboard. I mean, look at the length of the scrolling bar on the left-hand panel!
So, with the goal of figuring out the various resources involved in networking, I read (most of) this book: AWS Networking Fundamentals, by Toni Pasanen.
My first thought after finishing it was this: there’s so many resources involved because there’s a lot of types of connections you can have. AWS account to on-premise, account to account, VPC to VPC, subnet to subnet, VPC to internet, VPC to specific AWS services…
So anyway, I made this mind map to link all pieces together:
Let me know if you find it useful and/or if you find any errors!