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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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Migrating Azure VM to AWS using AWS SMS Connector for Azure

AWS SMS is an agentless service that facilitates and expedites the migration of your existing workloads to AWS. The service enables you to automate, schedule, and monitor incremental replications of active server volumes, which facilitates large-scale server migration coordination. Recently, you could only migrate virtual machines (VMs) running in VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments. […]

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Managing domain membership of dynamic fleet of EC2 instances

This post is written by Alex Zarenin, Senior AWS Solution Architect, Microsoft Tech. 1.   Introduction For most companies, a move of Microsoft workloads to AWS starts with “lift and shift” where existing workloads are moved from the on-premises data centers to the cloud. These workloads may include WEB and API farms, and a fleet of […]

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Running Java applications on Amazon EC2 A1 instances with Amazon Corretto

This post is contributed by Jeff Underhill | EC2 Principal Business Development Manager and Arthur Petitpierre | Arm Specialist Solutions Architect   Amazon EC2 A1 instances deliver up to 45% cost savings for scale-out applications and are powered by AWS Graviton Processors that feature 64-bit Arm Neoverse cores and custom silicon designed by AWS. Amazon Corretto is […]

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Optimizing for cost, availability and throughput by selecting your AWS Batch allocation strategy

This post is contributed by Steve Kendrex, Senior Technical Product Manager, AWS Batch   Introduction   AWS offers a broad range of instances that are advantageous for batch workloads. The scale and provisioning speed of AWS’ compute instances allow you to get up and running at peak capacity in minutes without paying for downtime. Today, I’m […]

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Leveraging Elastic Fabric Adapter to run HPC and ML Workloads on AWS Batch

Leveraging Elastic Fabric Adapter to run HPC and ML Workloads on AWS Batch  This post is contributed by  Sean Smith, Software Development Engineer II, AWS ParallelCluster & Arya Hezarkhani, Software Development Engineer II, AWS Batch and HPC   On August 2, 2019, AWS Batch announced support for Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA). This enables you to run highly […]

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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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Update: Issue affecting HashiCorp Terraform resource deletions after the VPC Improvements to AWS Lambda

On September 3, 2019, we announced an exciting update that improves the performance, scale, and efficiency of AWS Lambda functions when working with Amazon VPC networks. You can learn more about the improvements in the original blog post. These improvements represent a significant change in how elastic network interfaces (ENIs) are configured to connect to […]

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