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Category: Amazon 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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Amazon Lightsail Database Tips and Tricks

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman Managed Databases on Amazon Lightsail are affordably priced, and incredibly easy to run. Lightsail databases offer a solid foundation on which to build your application.  You can leverage attractive features like one-click high availability, automatic backups, and a choice of […]

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Configuring and using monitoring and notifications in Amazon Lightsail

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman We recently announced the release of resource monitoring, alarms, and notifications for Amazon Lightsail. This new feature allows you to set alarm thresholds on your Lightsail instances, databases, and load balancers. When those alarm thresholds are breached, you can be […]

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