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Hosting Simple Web Applications using Amazon Lightsail
About this courseSkip About this course
As a freelance developer, you are regularly building various software solutions for your customers. Recently, you received a request to create a pet adoption app on AWS. Because of a tight deadline and limited budget, you need to find a hosting platform that would satisfy all customer requirements without having a lot of setup and operations overhead. You evaluate different AWS services and decide on Amazon Lightsail to meet your use case. With Lightsail, you’ll be able to build and deploy an instance to host an app and then gradually add features to enhance app functionality.
At a glance
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Differentiate between several app hosting services on AWS
Understand the value and simplicity of Amazon Lightsail
Create an account on AWS
Create and deploy a LAMP stack instance in Lightsail
Differentiate between dynamic and static IP addresses in Lightsail
Assign a static IP address to the app
Create a managed database in Lightsail
Store images in Amazon S3
Create a bucket metric alarm to receive notifications when the Amazon S3 bucket is reaching its limit
Create a content distribution network
Build a Highly Available application
Familiarize yourself with Lightsail service limits
Delete all configured resources to avoid incurring costs
Video : Course Introduction
Video : Week 1 Introduction
Video : App Hosting Services on AWS
Video : Overview of Amazon Lightsail
Video : Set up your Account on AWS
Video : Create and Deploy a LAMP Stack instance
Video: Assign a static IP address
Lab : Lab 1
Video : Create a managed database in Amazon Lightsail
Video : Create a bucket in Amazon Lightsail
Video : Create bucket metric alarms
Reading : FAQ 1
Lab : Lab 2
Quiz : Week 1 Quiz
Video : Week 2 Introduction
Video : Create content distribution network
Video: Add a load balancer
Lab: Lab 3
Video: Create a DNS zone in Amazon Lightsail
Video: Create SSL/TLS certificates
Lab: Lab 4
Video: How to scale your app
Video: Deleting resources
Video: Course Closing/Recap
Reading: FAQ 2
Quiz: Week 2 Quiz
Quiz: Final Quiz
About the instructors
Frequently Asked QuestionsSkip Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Are there any prerequisites for this course?
A. There are no required prerequisites for this course. However, we recommend that leaners have a general understanding of cloud computing and security concepts.
Q. Are there any costs associated with this course?
A. Learners can register for the course in an Audit track or Verified Certificate track. The Audit track is free, but has restrictions. The Verified Certificate track costs $99 and provides full access to course content for the duration. Please visit edx.org for more information.
Q. Are there hands-on activities in this course?
A. Yes, this course includes hands-on lab exercises. However, these exercises are restricted to learners in the Verified Certificate Track.
Q. How much time will this course require?
A. If following the weekly schedule, learners should plan to spend 2-4 hours per week on this course. However, learners may complete the course at their own pace.
Q. Will I receive a certificate for this course?
A. Learners enrolled in the Verified Certificate path will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.
Q. What is the grading policy for this course?
A. All learners may take weekly quizzes, which are not graded and allow unlimited retries.
Learners in the Verified Certificate track are able to take the final course assessment in the course. Passing the final assessment is required to obtain the Verified Certificate.
Learners in the Audit track will not have access to the final assessment, and will not be able to earn a certificate.
Q. How are discussions used in this course?
A. This course has discussion groups aligned to each week of the course. We encourage learners to ask questions or offer suggestions and feedback. AWS Instructors will monitor the discussion groups to answer questions specific to the exercises and topics covered in the course.
Q. When will course content be available?
A. All course content will be available when the course opens. Since AWS frequently publishes service updates and new features/functionality, there may be a need to update the course content during its lifetime. If course content is updated, a notice will be placed on the course home page.
Q. Will this course help me prepare for an AWS Certification?
A. Earning an AWS Certification typically requires both knowledge and experience. While this course, if taken in isolation, will provide you with baseline information about cloud security, it will not equip you to earn an AWS Certification. For more information about AWS Certifications, including recommended training and experience requirements, visit aws.amazon.com/certification.