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.