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How AWS powers Amazon's Prime Day

On Amazon's Prime Day, millions of shoppers will flood the company's website looking for deals, and that's where AWS comes in: On the fly, the cloud computing division will leverage its global network of servers--ramping up capacity, as needed--to handle and route the massive spikes in traffic on this big day to AWS dominates 33% of the cloud infrastructure market. The division is the company's profit center, generating 50 percent of its operating income. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.

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