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Amazon Route 53 and DNS: what’s in a name?

From Learn Amazon Web Services in a Month of Lunches by David Clinton

Until something breaks, you normally won’t spend a lot of time thinking about DNS servers – unless, of course, you want your customers to be able to access your website by its plain text name. For that to happen, you’ll have to reserve the name you’d like with a domain name registrar. The job of a registrar is to update the indexes used by the big DNS servers, so that translation requests from anyone on the Internet can be quickly satisfied. Once you’re over that critical hurdle, you can go back to ignoring DNS once again.

Provisioning a More Robust EC2 Website

From Learn Amazon Web Services in a Month of Lunches by David Clinton

Creating simple “Hello World” web pages is nice, but considering what’s on display, do you suppose anyone will drop by for a visit? Adding the kind of killer content that’ll have people falling over each other to get a good look at your site is your department, but assuming that the hordes are on their way, what’s next?

Let’s learn how to prepare for those hordes by choosing the right blend of AWS resources to meet our unique needs.

What is EC2 and What Does it Do?

From Learn Amazon Web Services in a Month of Lunches by David Clinton

Have you been wondering what EC2 is, what it does, and what you can do with it? This article lays it all out for you!

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