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Amazon Lightsail Training Series: Course 1, Creating your VPS Instance

Chase Raz, University Instructor, Corporate Trainer

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10 Videos (48m)
    • Amazon Lightsail Training Series: Course 1 Introduction

    • Sign up for Amazon AWS and Lightsail

    • Introducing Bitnami

    • Create your first Lightsail Instance

    • Manage your Lightsail Instance

    • Reflection: Things change... often!

    • Viewing your Instance's default webpage

    • Assign a Static IP to your Lightsail Instance

    • Point a Domain Name to your Instance

    • Amazon Lightsail Training Series: Course 1 Conclusion


About This Class

Note: This is the first class in a series of trainings on Amazon Lightsail.  All are available to you with your existing subscription to Skillshare. 

  • Course 1, Creating your VPS Instance (This course)
  • Course 2, Connecting and Hosting Websites
  • Course 3, Using MySQL and phpMyAdmin for dynamic sites (Coming March 2018)
  • Course 4, WordPress Installation and Management (Coming April 2018)
  • Course 5, SSL Encryption using Certbot and Let's Encrypt (Coming April 2018)

In this introductory course of the Hosting Websites with Amazon Lightsail training series, you'll be introduced to Amazon Lightsail as a separate gated area within the AWS (Amazon Web Services) cloud.  Lightsail is designed to make it easier to get started with cloud hosting by removing all of the complex infrastructure design and setup.  

You'll learn how to create an Amazon AWS account to access Amazon Lightsail, how to create your first instance of a Virtual Private Server (VPS), and how to observe the default operations of the server without making any modifications (yet!).  You also get brief instructions on how to set up an "A name" record with your domain name registrar and DNS provider to point a domain name to your Lightsail VPS instance.

About the Instructor

The Hosting Websites with Amazon Lightsail training series is taught by Chase Raz, a University Instructor, Corporate Trainer, and Consultant with nearly a decade of experience teaching adult students, both academically and vocationally,  in the disciplines of business, technology, and marketing.





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Chase Raz

University Instructor, Corporate Trainer

Chase Raz is an instructor of digital marketing and business technology at Full Sail University and a corporate trainer for Polk State College's Corporate College. Chase has almost a decade of experience teaching business and technology topics to a wide array of adult students; from college students to executives. It is Chase's mission to help others achieve their desired success within business. Chase also owns RCR Business Ventures, a firm specializing in venture development.

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