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 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

AWS CloudFront: Secure Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Amazon CloudFront is a global Content Delivery Network (CDN) service. CDN is a system of distributed servers that delivers website content to end users based on location of the user, origin of the webpage, and location of the content delivery server. Its main purpose is to make loading websites for end users faster using Edge … Continue reading AWS CloudFront: Secure Content Delivery Network (CDN)