Last evening I signed up for Amazon Web Services (AWS) free usage tier to test the features and available services. Another reason was to use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) for storing my site’s backups.
The services are available at fairly reasonable price. Especially, if you are using S3 then you are making a very good deal.
Since, the free usage tier comes with 750 free hours of Amazon EC2 for each month for a year I thought of giving it a try and running WordPress.
Here is a step-by-step guide to setting up and running WordPress on Amazon EC2. [Read more...]