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Category: Amazon Lightsail

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Monitoring memory usage in Amazon Lightsail instance

This post is written by Sebastian Lee, Solution Architect, Startup Singapore. Amazon Lightsail is a great starting point for those looking to get started on AWS. Lightsail is ideal for startups, SMBs, and hobbyist developers because it simplifies the deployment of instances, databases, load-balancers, CDNs, and even containers. However, you cannot track metrics beyond  CPU […]

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Frictionless hosting of containerized ASP.NET web apps using Amazon Lightsail

This post is written by Fahad Mustafa, Cloud Application Architect, AWS Professional Services There are many ways to deploy ASP.NET web apps to AWS. Each with its own use cases and differing pricing models. But what if you have a small website and database that you must deploy rapidly, manage, and scale? What if you […]

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Launching a WordPress Website using Amazon Lightsail Containers

This post is written by Benjamin Gardiner, Partner Solutions Architect. Amazon Lightsail is a great way to get familiar with AWS. Lightsail simplifies the deployment of instances, databases, load balancers, CDNs, and now also containers. In this post I demonstrate how easy it is to launch a WordPress website using Lightsail containers and a Lightsail […]

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Building a Graylog server to run on an Amazon Lightsail instance

This post is part of a collection by the Amazon Lightsail team to highlight how builders are using Lightsail to get started on AWS building interesting solutions. If you’re interested in contributing a post on how you’re using Lightsail reach out to us at lightsail-blog-authors@amazon.com! This post is guest contributed by Amazon Lightsail customer, Richard […]

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Improving website performance with Lightsail Content Delivery Network

This post was written by Mike Coleman, Senior Developer Advocate  Amazon Lightsail recently announced the release of Lightsail Content Delivery Network (CDN). With this launch customers can now distribute their content more securely to users across the globe. Content is served from the edge location closest to the end user which improves performance while reducing […]

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Using WebSockets and Load Balancers Part two

This post was written by Robert Zhu, Principal Developer Advocate at AWS.  This article continues a blog I posted earlier about using Load Balancers on Amazon Lightsail. In this article, I demonstrate a few common challenges and solutions when combining stateful applications with load balancers. I start with a simple WebSocket application in Amazon Lightsail […]

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Proactively Monitoring System Performance on Amazon Lightsail Instances

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman, AWS Senior Developer Advocate – Lightsail I commonly hear from customers that they want to be able to proactively identify issues that could affect system performance before they become a problem. For instance, the ability to be alerted before an instance might become unresponsive to a burst in […]

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Enhancing site security with new Lightsail firewall features

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman, AWS Senior Developer Advocate – Lightsail Amazon Lightsail provides an easy way to get started with AWS for many customers. The service balances ease of use, security, and flexibility. The Lightsail firewall now offers additional features to help customers secure their Lightsail instances. This update offers three new […]

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Using AWS CodeDeploy and AWS CodePipeline to Deploy Applications to Amazon Lightsail

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman Introduction Amazon Lightsail is the easiest way to get started in the cloud, allowing you to get your application running on your own virtual server in a matter of minutes. But, what do you do if you want to update […]

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