Posted On: Nov 24, 2015

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Quick Starts are automated reference deployments for key workloads on the AWS cloud. Each Quick Start launches, configures, and runs the AWS compute, network, storage, and other services required to deploy a specific workload on AWS, using AWS best practices for security and availability.

This new Quick Start reference deployment covers the implementation of the Sitecore content management system in a highly available, fault-tolerant architecture on the AWS cloud, using AWS services such as Amazon EC2, Amazon VPC, and Elastic Load Balancing. Sitecore is a popular content management and multichannel marketing automation system for enterprises.

The automated AWS CloudFormation template included in the Quick Start creates a fully functional Sitecore deployment in an Amazon VPC, with resources distributed across two Availability Zones. The Quick Start also includes a deployment guide, which describes the Sitecore architecture on AWS, provides step-by-step instructions for deploying the software, and discusses design considerations and customization options.

To get started with Sitecore on AWS, use the following resources: