Setting Up a Static Website on S3 with Route 53 and CloudFront

Set up a static website on AWS using S3, Route 53, CloudFront, and Certificate Manager Here, we'll set up a static website (think HTML and CSS and no moving parts) hosted on S3, which can be accessed by your own domain, domain.com, protected with SSL (think https:// instead of http://). Anyone who types in domain.com … Continue reading Setting Up a Static Website on S3 with Route 53 and CloudFront

AWS Snowball: Data Migration

Amazon Snowball is a PETABYTE-scale data migration solution to transport A LOT of data from your on-premise environment into the AWS Cloud.  The process is easy and secure, and costs as little as 1/5th of the cost of data transfer via high-speed internet. A physical device is mailed to you, and you transfer your files … Continue reading AWS Snowball: Data Migration

AWS Storage Gateway: Connect On-Prem with Cloud

In the most basic sense, Amazon Storage Gateway connects your On-Premise storage with AWS Cloud storage.  It is a cost-effective way to securely store data in the AWS cloud. It will seamlessly back up your On-Premise data using SSL to Amazon S3.  You pay as you go, paying only for the storage you utilize. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPyc0q4MYsM Storage Gateway: … Continue reading AWS Storage Gateway: Connect On-Prem with Cloud

AWS Billing 101 for Cloud Practitioner Exam

For AWS usage, you are billed for the support plans, and the resources you utilize.  Billing and Pricing is 12% of the Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam, so it's imperative that you get a good grasp on the different support plans and the resource billings, as well as ways you can monitor consumption. Support Plans There are … Continue reading AWS Billing 101 for Cloud Practitioner Exam

AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards

It's important to know the details of what each service is.  But at the same time, it helps to know a simple phrase to trigger your memory as a complete newbie.  So I've created this AWS Mnemonics page to help you remember key features and facts. Especially when there are half a dozen services that … Continue reading AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards

How to host a Static Website with S3

If you have a static website with a few images, a CSS file, and a few HTML pages, you can host the whole thing using Amazon S3, and share out a URL to show your friends. If you aren't familiar with Amazon S3, refer to the article below: AWS S3: Simple Storage Service Step 1: Create … Continue reading How to host a Static Website with S3

AWS S3: Simple Storage Service

Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) provides safe, secure, highly-scalable object-based storage on the cloud. You only pay for what you use, have unlimited storage, and the sizes of individual files can be anywhere between 0 bytes and 5 terabytes. S3 is one of the basic and important core systems in AWS.  When an object is … Continue reading AWS S3: Simple Storage Service