Direct storage hosting

The example for the previous pattern was a hybrid of AWS services that used a virtual machine for the web application layer, and the highly available S3 storage for non-application static data. You most likely noticed a very large improvement that could have been made, that is, of not using a virtual machine to host the static application content, and instead use S3 throughout.

In the direct storage hosting pattern, this will be the case where we will not have a virtual machine at all, but will host the entire web application through S3. It is important to note that this pattern is only useful for static website content. S3 does not have an execution layer, so it does not allow server-side languages such as PHP. Another point ...

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