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Website Hosting and Migration with Amazon Web Services

A Practical Guide to Moving Your Website to AWS


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Hosting a Static Website in Amazon Web Services

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jason Nadon
      Pages 3-5
    3. Jason Nadon
      Pages 7-14
    4. Jason Nadon
      Pages 49-74
    5. Jason Nadon
      Pages 75-96
  3. Hosting a Platform/CMS Website in Amazon Web Services

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Jason Nadon
      Pages 99-101
    3. Jason Nadon
      Pages 103-115
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      Pages 117-125
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  4. Hosting an E-Commerce Website in Amazon Web Services

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Jason Nadon
      Pages 181-184
    3. Jason Nadon
      Pages 185-188
    4. Jason Nadon
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    5. Jason Nadon
      Pages 203-212

About this book


Understand the steps necessary to host your website using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. You will be able to set up your website for the first time or migrate your existing website.

Explore scenarios, considerations, and steps for three types of websites, including hosting a static website, a content management system (CMS) based website, and a full-featured enterprise level website. Topic areas such as content storage in S3, compute resources in EC2, Route53 DNS Management, email services setup using Simple Email Service as well as strategies for high availability, fault tolerance, and website maintenance are covered.

Website Hosting and Migration with Amazon Web Services is organized in a way that allows you to start with simple concepts using AWS core services that allow you to build knowledge and confidence using AWS services while exploring the latest technology on this ever-updating platform. Using AWS to host your website offers you more control over your infrastructure, content delivery, and ability to scale to fit your website needs. It’s time to take control and take your website to the next level. This engaging resource:

  • Explains how to use the Amazon Web Services Free Tier to evaluate the platform for hosting your website
  • Walks you through the setup and migration steps for three unique and popular web hosting scenarios
  • Delivers hands-on experience with base concepts that can be built upon to grow and improve your website infrastructure
  • Provides sample resources to test and understand the setup process fully


Amazon web Services AWS AWS Web Hosting AWS RDS Web Development & Design Networking Cloud Computing Enterprise Applications Migrate website to AWS Hosting website in AWS AWS static website Wordpress in AWS Making a website highly available Making a website scalable CloudFront Content Delivery AWS infrastructure Cloud infrastructure Fault tolerance Website maintenance Redundant database solutions

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.KingsvilleCanada

About the authors

Jason Nadon started creating web content back in the days of Bulletin Board Systems (BBS). His interest eventually led him to join a company providing complex Internet-hosted tax and accounting applications and he has enjoyed growth with that same company for the past 17 years. He has held positions as a Web Analyst, Web Services Administrator, Web Project Lead, IT Project Manager, Customer Systems Infrastructure Manager, and is currently the Lead Analyst on the Development Operations team. He has been the technical reviewer for six web-related book titles published by Apress. He founded the Ann Arbor, Michigan Macromedia User Group and participated in the Macromedia/Adobe MAX conferences from 2001 to 2005. Most recently Jason’s focus has shifted to Amazon Web Services and Cloud Infrastructure and he is helping extend on-premise Data Center environments to better serve customers.

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