Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a cloud computing service that offers secure, scalable compute capacity. You can use Amazon WorkSpaces to provision Linux or Windows computers in minutes and quickly scale to provide thousands of computers to employees all over the world.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has developed its own cloud-based version of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) that is intended for multiple tenants. Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed DaaS (Desktop as a Service) offering provided by AWS VDI.
A workspace is (often) a file or directory which allows users to collect and work with multiple source code files and resources as a single unit. These files and resources frequently represent the current state of an integrated development environment (IDE) at a specific point in time or a snapshot.