Amazon provides different variety of compute as service. It contains EC2 that allows you to have full control on a machine, Elastic Beanstalk provide a managed environment with some control and now amazon new service AmazonLightsail provides the lowest cost for a web server with full managed service. AmazonLightsail has a different plan for different needs. It starts at 5$ a month.
AmazonLightsail provides the virtual private server with little control over it. That user who does not want to get the complexity of managing environment can simply use Lightsail for web hosting. Lightsail comes with static IP, SSD based storage, DNS management, data transfer and virtual machine all in one package.
Getting starting with AmazonLightsail is easy. You just need to choose an image and AWS will do everything for you. You can access your instance using SSH and you can connect using browser also.
You can scale your web application by connecting AmazonLightsail with other AWS services. You can connect databases (RDS, DynamoDB), CloudFront, S3 etc. AmazonLightsail provides the flexibility of using other AWS services.
AmazonLightsail supports different operating systems, applications and stacks.
- Amazon Linux
AmazonLightsail basic plan starts at 5$ a month and it can go up to 80$ per month. It comes with one-month free trail.
- Fully managed service
- Variety of OS supported, Application Support and Stack supported
- Easy to use
- Allows integration with other AWS services.
- Low cost
- Comes with AWS security & compliance standards
- Highly availability SLA(Service Level Agreement)
How To Launch EC2 Machine
In this article we are going to learn how to launch a EC2 instance. For this you need to have AWS account.
How to install WordPress on ec2 machine
Before you start installing WordPress on ec2 machine. You must log in into the machine.
How to create a VM instance in Azure
In this Tutorial we are going to launch a Virtual Machine in azure.
How to install WordPress on VM instance in Azure
Before you start installing WordPress on VM instance on Azure. You must log in into the machine. You can launch a VM Instance in Azure using this tutorial. After launch of machine log in into the machine using SSH. If you do not know how to SSH in VM instance you can follow this tutorial.
How to launch a VM instances in Google Cloud
In this tutorial we are going to launch a Compute Egine instance.
How to install WordPress on VM instance in Google Cloud
Before you start installing WordPress on VM instance on Google Cloud. You must log in into the machine. You can launch a VM Instance on Google Cloud using this tutorial. After launch of machine log in into the machine using SSH. If you do not know how to SSH in VM instance you can follow this tutorial.