Welcome - Amazon Lightsail


Amazon Lightsail is the easiest way to get started with AWS for developers who just need virtual private servers. Lightsail includes everything you need to launch your project quickly - a virtual machine, a managed database, SSD-based storage, data transfer, DNS management, and a static IP - for a low, predictable price. You manage those Lightsail servers through the Lightsail console or by using the API or command-line interface (CLI).

For more information about Lightsail concepts and tasks, see the Lightsail Dev Guide.

The Lightsail API Reference describes the API actions, data types, and exceptions for working with Lightsail programmatically. We also provide the Lightsail SDK for download for Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, .NET (C#), Go, JavaScript (Node.js and browser), and C++. You can use the See Also links to navigate directly to a reference topic in one of those languages.

This document was last published on June 4, 2020.