The Cornell “Standard” AWS VPC

by Paul Allen

This post describes the standard AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) provisioned for Cornell AWS customers by the Cornell Cloudification Service Team. This “standard” VPC is integrated with Cornell network infrastructure and provides several benefits over the default VPC provisioned to all AWS customers when a new AWS account is created.

So we don’t get confused, let’s call the VPC provisioned by the Cornell Cloudification Service Team the “Cornell VPC” and the VPC automatically provisioned by AWS the “default  VPC”. AWS itself calls this latter VPC by the same name (i.e. default VPC). See AWS documentation about default VPCs (more…)