See how AWS runs websites in the cloud (3:16)
This short video helps explain the benefits of running your website on Amazon Web Services. You’ll learn about the low-cost, pay only for what you use pricing model and the elastic scalability that helps you match your resources to the demands of your users. You’ll also find out about the flexibility you have to run any software you want and how this can help you get your website to market faster.
Pick your platform.
AWS is a flexible cloud computing solution. You can use whatever platform you like. AWS even provides SDKs for many popular platforms like Java, Ruby, PHP, Node.js, .Net, and more.
Use your favorite tools.
Your content management system (CMS) may be the core of your website. No matter which system you choose; it can run on AWS.
Let your website grow and shrink with demand.
Website traffic can fluctuate a lot. From quiet times in the middle of the night, to campaign driven, social media sharing traffic spikes, Amazon Web Services provides an elastic cloud computing infrastructure that can grow and shrink to meet your needs.
Spend your money on what matters most.
Amazon Web Services only charges you for the resources you use, with no up-front costs or long-term contracts, so you can spend your money on the things that differentiate your business.
Have datacenters around the world, in minutes.
On the Internet, your customers can be anywhere in the world. With AWS you can have a datacenter to serve every geography with a few mouse clicks.
Never make your customers wait.
Amazon CloudFront is a content delivery network (CDN) that can be used to deliver your entire website, including dynamic, static, and streaming content using a global network of edge locations. Requests for your content are automatically routed to the nearest edge location, so content is delivered with the best possible performance.
Let us help you.
Trusted Advisor provides automated analysis and recommendations for your website hosted in the AWS cloud. Based on your usage patterns, configurations, and other infrastructure information, it lists actions you can take to increase security and decrease costs.
A company’s website is one of its most visible, accessible, and valuable ways of communicating with current and potential customers. Putting your website on the AWS cloud is fast, easy, and low-cost.
Connected applications underpin the modern Internet. Amazon Web Services provides the services you need to make your application successful online.
Internal websites help share information within your organization and aid collaboration while keeping the information protected from those outside your organization.
Connected mobile applications
Many mobile applications rely on servers behind the scenes to deliver the information that makes them useful.
Running your first app on AWS
Getting started on the AWS cloud is easy. Watch the videos and read our getting started guides for your scenario.
Let AWS’s free Elastic Beanstalk deploy your app for you
Elastic Beanstalk can provision resources and deploy your website, and application, for you so you can spend your time focusing on your site and not your servers.
Static websites for pennies
Learn about how to use S3 to serve static websites
- Read our Whitepaper on Best Practices for Web Applications »
- Watch a Presentation on Best Practices for Architecting in the Cloud »
- Watch a recorded AWS Presentation on Web Applications »
- Watch our how-to videos to launch
the components of your application’s
- Read the Frost & Sullivan Whitepaper
on CloudFront Performance for
Content Delivery »
- Learn about using AWS CloudFormation to write a recipe that deploys your application’s architecture »