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

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Chapter 3. Provisioning a more robust EC2 website

Creating the previous chapter’s simple Hello World web page was all very well; 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 the hordes are on their way, what’s next?

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to prepare for those hordes by choosing the right blend of AWS resources to meet your unique needs. Then, using your new and improved web server, you’ll install and launch a WordPress site to take your project to the next level.

3.1. Calculating capacity needs

How can you be sure that your humble AWS server has everything ...

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