Websites & Web Apps
5 Steps 3h 43m 39 Credits
AWS offers services that provide businesses with a flexible, highly scalable, and low-cost way to deliver their websites and web applications. In this quest, you’ll learn to work with foundational services for marketing websites on AWS.
ObjectivesIn this quest, you’ll learn to work with more advanced techniques for managing websites and webserved content with AWS services.
warning Caching Static Files with Amazon CloudFront
This lab demonstrates how to start distributing your web content with Amazon CloudFront by taking a simple static website in Amazon S3 and integrating it with Amazon CloudFront to deliver your website content from AWS edge locations. The majority of this lab will focus on creating an Amazon CloudFront distribution with the AWS Management Console, and then adapting the existing web pages to use Amazon CloudFront.
warning Working with Amazon CloudFront for Dynamic Content Acceleration
This lab demonstrates how to start distributing a dynamic website using Amazon CloudFronts global network of edge locations. You will run a dynamic forum website using BitNami phpBB in Amazon EC2. Then you will create a CloudFront web distribution to deliver and receive your static and dynamic content from AWS edge locations. The majority of this lab will focus on creating a CloudFront distribution with the AWS Management Console, and then will examine the features of CloudFront that enable different types of dynamic content to be accelerated to the end user.
warning Creating an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with AWS CloudFormation
This lab will demonstrate how to create an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) network using AWS CloudFormation. Note: This lab is a more of a walkthrough of a template rather than "learn how to build it". You will walk through the sections of an AWS CloudFormation template and get explanations for each step. You will then launch the AWS CloudFormation template to create a four-subnet Amazon VPC that spans two Availability Zones and a NAT that allows servers in the private subnets to communicate with the Internet in order to download packages and updates.
warning Building Search into your Applications with Amazon CloudSearch
This lab will demonstrate the basics of search engines and Amazon CloudSerach. It will cover how to create a search domain, how to configure it, how to upload data, how to build queries, and how to tune your ranking. You will explore the features of the AWS Management Console and learn how easy it is to get started with Amazon CloudSearch.
warning Hosting WordPress Using Amazon S3
This lab demonstrates how to host a Wordpress blog using Amazon S3. In order to successfully complete this exercise, you should be familiar with basic website concepts. This lab will cover creating and partially managing a WordPress blog on AWS; using the AWS Management Console; and creating and manipulating an Amazon S3 static website.