Explore how you can set up your very own blog using a few services in AWS, taking advantage of AWS Free Tier.
- [Instructor] So now that we're armed…with an AWS account, and AWS Free Tier,…let's explore a use case for a real project…that you can create using mostly-free resources.…Imagine you have to create and host…a Wordpress website using AWS.…You can very quickly spin up an EC2,…or Elastic Compute Cloud instance…that comes loaded with Wordpress.…AWS has a marketplace of pre-configured servers…called Amazon Machine Images, or AMIs.…
These are basically templates of servers that you can create…and immediately get pre-configured to a certain way.…In this case, a company called Bitnami has created…a Wordpress AMI called Wordpress Certified by Bitnami.…It's Free Tier eligible, and runs on an Ubuntu server…Yu will be led through the setup process.…And once you're through,…you'll have a Wordpress website set up and ready to go.…EC2s have fairly lon URLs though,…which could be something like this on the screen.…
That's usually not a very attractive way…to introduce your blog to your friends.…You'll probably want something like,…
Note: This course also maps to the Cloud Concepts module of the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. Taking all four courses in the Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers series will help you prepare for the exam.
- What is cloud computing?
- Cloud computing models
- Cloud computing deployments
- Amazon Web Services basics
- Creating an AWS account
- Using AWS Free Tier
- Becoming AWS certified