How To Create An AWS Lightsail Virtual Machine

Do you have a need to get a workload running in the cloud yesterday? Don’t have time to learn the ins-and-outs of a complex and fully blown cloud infrastructure, including the compute, storage, and networking components.

Normally, you’d turn to a standard Virtual Private Server (VPS) to save the day, however a standard VPS doesn’t scale beyond pre-defined boundaries. When your workload outgrows the service, you’ll find yourself needing to make a disruptive change in order to scale out and up.

Do future you a favor and leverage the power of AWS with the initial simplicity of a VPS. Deploy your workload today with Amazon Lightsail and rest easy knowing that you can wire in other AWS services, like databases and messaging, later.

In this snip, Josh will demonstrate how you can get up and running on AWS in minutes with AWS Lightsail.

Prerequisites include: An AWS account