Amazon Lightsail

Build applications and websites fast with low-cost, pre-configured cloud resources

Why Amazon Lightsail?

Amazon Lightsail offers easy-to-use virtual private server (VPS) instances, containers, storage, databases, and more at a cost-effective monthly price.


Create a website or application in just a few clicks. Automatically configure networking, access, and security environments.

Easily scale as you grow or migrate your resources to the broader AWS ecosystem, such as Amazon EC2.

Leverage the security and reliability of the world’s leading cloud platform.

Use cases

Launch simple web applications

Use pre-configured development stacks like LAMP, Nginx, MEAN, and Node.js. to get online quickly and easily.

Create custom websites

Build and personalize your blog, ecommerce, or personal website in just a few clicks, with pre-configured applications like WordPress, Magento, Prestashop, and Joomla.

Build small business applications

Launch line-of-business software such as file storage and sharing, backups, financial and accounting software, and more.

Spin up test environments

Easily create and delete development sandboxes and test environments where you can try out new ideas, risk free.

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