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Category: Amazon Lightsail

Deploying a highly available WordPress site on Amazon Lightsail, Part 4: Increasing performance and scalability with a Lightsail load balancer

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman This is the final post in a series about getting a highly available WordPress site up and running on Amazon Lightsail. For reference, the other blog posts are: Implementing a highly available Lightsail database with WordPress Using Amazon S3 with […]

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Deploying a Highly available WordPress site on Amazon Lightsail, Part 3: Increasing security and performance using Amazon CloudFront

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman The previous posts in this series (Implementing a highly available Lightsail database with WordPress and Using Amazon S3 with WordPress to securely deliver media files), showed how to build a WordPress site and configure it to use Amazon S3 to serve […]

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Deploying a highly available WordPress site on Amazon Lightsail, Part 1: Implementing a highly available Lightsail database with WordPress

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman This post walks you through what to consider when architecting a scalable, redundant WordPress site. It discusses how WordPress stores such elements as user accounts, posts, settings, media, and themes, and how to configure WordPress to work with a standalone […]

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Building a pocket platform-as-a-service with Amazon Lightsail

This post was written by Robert Zhu, a principal technical evangelist at AWS and a member of the GraphQL Working Group.  When you start a new web-based project, you need lightweight infrastructure that addresses your immediate needs. For my projects, I prioritize simplicity, flexibility, value, and on-demand capacity, and find myself quickly needing the following […]

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Deploying an Nginx-based HTTP/HTTPS load balancer with Amazon Lightsail

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail In this post, I discuss how to configure a load balancer to route web traffic for Amazon Lightsail using NGINX. I define load balancers and explain their value. Then, I briefly weigh the pros and cons of self-hosted load balancers against Lightsail’s managed load […]

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