Founded in 1994, Jeff Bezos started Amazon from his Washington State garage selling books. Nick Hanauer soon would invest $40,000 followed by Tom Alburg who invested $100,000. This allow Bezos design a website that appealed to more customers to sell books, the website, Amazon.com took off in three years with increased book sales that amounted to over $15 million in revenue. Bezos decided to let other products be sold on the website, and his revenue grew increasingly. Amazon is now one of the largest known online retailers in the world. Amazon specifically works online and allows users with internet access to purchase books online. This paper will describe what software and hardware components, networks, and data Amazon uses along with the management of software. This paper will also provide an explanation of the technology that enables Amazon to operate including explaining the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methods and a detailed disaster recovery plan.