A few days ago, I wrote about Amazon S3 capabilities to run static web sites. You can read more about this on this post. Today I discovered real example of WordPress blog powered by Amazon S3. All Things Distributed is WordPress blog running entirely on Amazon S3 without any need for database or server resources. But how is this possible? Werner Vogels, CTO at Amazon, is describing how to make static WordPress blog to came alive and Amazon S3 is perfect choice for doing this job. Continue reading
Ever trying to connect to Amazon Machine Image over SSH? Then you should read this. The username of AMI’s user is bitnami, at least for Bitnami Ubuntu images. I wont write specific instructions how to connect for Unix and Windows, as there are many other resources doing that. However I will describe possible issues that can occur with using Amazon EC2 services. Continue reading
For a few years we hear about cloud computing, its benefits and savings on one side and security risks on other. Clearly this innovative use of technology brings a lot of new opportunities for software developers as for common users. With fast grow of smart mobile phones, arise need for fast application development with reliable back-end. We can easily say that web hosting providers could not be able to give enough processing power and bandwidth to serve all request from mobile apps.
Amazon Simple Storage Service is one of IaaS services provided by AWS. The main purpose of Amazon S3 is to provide storage for various online solutions running in or outside cloud. As for all AWS products also applies for S3 to pay as much as you need. It is secure, fast and scalable (at least most of the time, as we know Amazon customers had some problems with data loss). Continue reading