How to setup a static website with SSL/TLS, using Amazon S3 and CloudFront

The article provides a guide on how to host a static website using AWS services including Amazon S3, Route 53, CloudFront and AWS Certificate Manager. It details how to create an S3 bucket, set it up for static website hosting, establish DNS records, distribute content via CloudFront, secure the connection with an SSL/TLS certificate, and link the website to a custom domain. The steps also cover permissions and policies for public access and DNS routing.

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Deploying a Django + Nginx application to a VPS with ansible

The article explains the steps for deploying a Django + Nginx application on an AWS Lightsail Virtual Private Server (VPS) with Docker and Ansible automation. This article will guide you through setting up a VPS instance, domain linking, server configuration with Ansible, securing the server, setting up SSL/TLS certificates, and finally, deploying the application. As part of the process, you’ll see how to run setup and deployment playbooks on a server, culminating in a live Django + Nginx project with HTTPS functionality.

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Databases in AWS: RDS

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a managed relational database service that allows you to setup and operate SQL databases in the AWS cloud.

In this article we’ll discuss the RDS databases and their scalability and high availability.

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AWS: Auto Scaling

In our AWS Cloud article series, we’ve explored the fundamental aspects of EC2 instances, storage, and load balancers. In this article we’ll discuss scalability and Auto Scaling.

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AWS EC2 Storage

AWS offers a range of solutions for Object, file and block storage.This post covers Block storage, Instance storage, machine images and EFS.

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AWS EC2 Fundamentals

Elastic Compute Cloud or EC2 is an AWS service that gives you the ability to rent virtual machines, store data on them and automatically scale them up or down based on demand or traffic.

AWS ECS concepts.

According to Amazon, ECS or Elastic Container Service is “a highly scalable, fast, container management service that makes it easy to run, stop, and manage Docker containers on a cluster of Amazon EC2 instances”. In this post I will cover some of the main features of AWS ECS including clusters, tasks and services. Clusters Clusters …

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