- [Narrator] This course is designedto get you up and running,regardless of your background in IT.If you know how to use and backup your smartphone,you'll be able to come out of this coursewith the knowledge needed to create a virtual private serverin Lightsail.
Amazon Lightsail is a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Compute family. It simplifies the process of deploying a virtual private server using preconfigured templates for a Linux distribution, application, or dev stack—including WordPress, Magento, and LAMP. This short course provides an overview of Lightsail to help you get up and running in this service. Sharif Nijim discusses how it compares with the AWS cloud platform, as well as the kinds of servers you can create in Lightsail, operational metrics for Lightsail servers, data protection, and how to connect Lightsail with AWS through VPC peering. Sharif wraps up the course by touching on advanced concepts, including APIs, SDKs, and the Lightsail CLI.