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Getting Started with AWS
 

AWS Tutorials

The following tutorials are designed to get you started creating and using resources on AWS.

For video tutorials, see Getting Started with AWS and AWS Instructional Videos and Labs.

Run a Virtual Server

Launch a virtual server using Amazon EC2 for complete control of your AWS computing resources. For more information, see Amazon EC2.

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Launch and connect to a Linux instance

Getting Started with Amazon EC2 Linux Instances

Launch and connect to a Windows instance

Getting Started with Amazon EC2 Windows Instances

Store Files

You can use AWS to store files that you'll access or share on a regular basis, or files that you need to archive and access infrequently.

For more information, see Backup and Recovery.

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Use Amazon S3 to store data and retrieve it quickly

Getting Started with Amazon Simple Storage Service

Use Amazon Glacier to store archival data at a low cost

Getting Started with Amazon Glacier

Share Digital Media

You can use AWS to store or share digital media. For more information, see Digital Media.

Deploy a Website

You can use AWS to host your static website. You can also use AWS deployment services to quickly set up a dynamic website.

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Deploy a static website using Amazon S3

Getting Started with AWS: Hosting a Static Website

Deploy a web app using AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Getting Started with AWS: Deploying a Web App

Host a Website (Linux)

You can use AWS to host your website on Linux virtual servers. For more information, see Websites & Website Hosting and Application Hosting.

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Host a WordPress Blog

Hosting a WordPress Blog with Amazon EC2

Host Drupal using scaling and load balancing

Getting Started with AWS: Hosting a Web App for Linux

Host a Website (Windows)

You can use AWS to host your website on Windows virtual servers. For more information, see Websites & Website Hosting and Application Hosting.

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Host a WordPress Blog

Deploying a WordPress Blog on Your Amazon EC2 Windows Instance

Host a .NET app using scaling and load balancing

Getting Started with AWS: Hosting a .NET Web App

Run a Database

You can use AWS to run your database. For more information, see Running Databases on AWS.

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Use Amazon DynamoDB, a fully-managed NoSQL database service

Getting Started

Use Amazon RDS to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud

Getting Started

Use Amazon Redshift, a fast, fully-managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse solution

Amazon Redshift Getting Started

Analyze Your Data

You can use AWS to manage and analyze your business or scientific data. For more information, see Big Data on Amazon Web Services.

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Use Hive with Amazon EMR to process sample data in Amazon S3

Getting Started: Analyzing Big Data with Amazon EMR