High Availability Websites

Setup Varnish for Bitnami WordPress on AWS Lightsail

In this webhosting video tutorial I will walk through setting up Varnish Caching service on a Bitnami based WordPress website within the AWS Lightsail platform. Varnish is an http accelerator or caching service that acts like reverse proxy so it sits in front of Apache/PHP and its’ primary purpose is to take static access like …

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Lightsail CDN Tutorial: How-To Use Route 53 to create Alias records for Root Domains

In this video I will show you how to point root domains to your Lightsail CDN service. If you have followed my previous videos on setting up Lightsail CDN you know that the when you create a CDN, Lightsail assigns a domain name; something that starts with d3434343.cloudfront.net. If you want to point your own …

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How To Configure Lightsail CDN for multiple websites on single instance

In the video below we’ll take a look at configuring the Lightsail CDN for multiple websites. For those that are not aware CDN  stands for (Content Delivery Network) and can be used to cache static files assets and hopefully speed up your websites. Some of you in the past have asked if the Lightsail CDN …

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Improve the performance of your dynamic website with Memcached Cache on AWS Lightsail

In this video tutorial I will show you how to install and configure Memcached module. Similar to Redis, which I did a tutorial in my last video, is an object level caching mechanism that will cache your websites database queries in memory. Enabling this will prevent your application from hitting the database for the same …

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How to speed up your WordPress site with Redis Cache on AWS Lightsail

In this video tutorial I will show you how to install and configure Redis cache. Redis is a object level caching mechanism that will cache your database queries in memory. It’s technically a data store itself but using it with your WordPress database will speed up your site.Also object level caching is different from a …

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Lightsail CDN Distribution

How to speed up your #WordPress content with #AWS #Lightsail CDN Distribution

Recently AWS Lightsail introduced the ability to setup Content delivery Distributions within the LightSail Dashboard. This basically runs on AWS #CloudFront Content Delivery Network but they have taken all the complexity away for LightSail users. So in this week’s video I will show you how to setup your LightSail instance to take advantage of this …

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Lightsail WordPress Cluster

How To: Setup WordPress Cluster on LightSail using Percona and Unison

In this video we will walk-through setting up a WordPress cluster environment using Lightsail instances. This follows a tutorial by David Hilditch, I’ll leave a link below. His tutorial is based on Digital Ocean droplets, but we will be doing the same setup using  AWS Lightsail instances. Below is a diagram of the setup.. We …

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AWS Lightsail with Amazon Aurora RDS

How to setup #WordPress on #Lightsail and use Amazon #Aurora #RDS

Today we will walk-through the setup of AWS Aurora service with  WordPress on Lightsail Instance.  I have a video on connecting WordPress with a Lightsail Database Service so if you are interested in that, click on the info card above; however  AWS Aurora may be a little cost effective and also has more flexibility in …

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AWS Lightsail for Beginners - How to update Load Balanced Multi Instance rdPress websites

AWS Lightsail for Beginners – How to update Load Balanced Multi instance WordPress website

In this video I walk-through the options for updating plugins, themes and even WordPress core if you have a Load Balanced Multi-Instance WordPress website. In past videos linked below, I walk through the process of setting up a Load Balanced high availability WordPress website. This video builds upon those tutorials with ability update all instances …

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AWS Lightsail - Load Balanced WP E3

AWS Lightsail for Beginners: Setup Load Balanced WordPress Site Ep 3 : Setup Lightsail Load Balancer

In this final and 3rd episode of setting up a Load Balanced WordPress site on AWS Lightsail, I will show you how to setup a Load Balancer in AWS, configure the DNS to point your custom Domain to it, create and setup a Lightsail Free SSL Certificate and fix an issue with the Bitnami WordPress …

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