Cloud and Security

Amazon Lightsail provides a number of features designed to help make your project quickly come to life. Designed as an all-in-one cloud platform, Lightsail offers you a one-stop-shop for all your cloud needs. Take a look to see how we can help you get started on the AWS infrastructure.

Virtual Servers

Lightsail offers virtual servers (instances) that are easy to set up and backed by the power and reliability of AWS. You can launch your website, web application, or project in minutes, and manage your instance from the intuitive Lightsail console or API.

Containers

Lightsail offers an easy way to run containers in the cloud. With Lightsail Container Service, customers can now run containerized applications and securely access them from the internet with just a few steps.Lightsail Containers enables customers to run docker containers on the cloud right from their developer workflows. Lightsail creates containers from the Docker images pushed by the developers, while we take care of the infrastructure management complexities.

Simplified Load Balancing

Lightsail’s simplified load balancing routes web traffic across your instances so that your websites and applications can accommodate variations in traffic, be better protected from outages, and deliver a seamless experience to your visitors.

AWS Services

Amazon WorkSpaces is a secure, managed cloud desktop, workers can access anywhere, anytime, from any supported device. Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a secure, managed application streaming service that provides users instant access to desktop applications from any computer, anywhere, at any time. Amazon WorkDocs is a secure, managed, content creation, file collaboration and management service, with an extensible SDK.

Managed Databases

Launch a fully configured MySQL or PostgreSQL database in minutes and leave the maintenance to LightSail. With LightSail managed databases, you can easily scale your databases independently of your virtual servers, improve the availability of your applications, or run standalone databases in the cloud. 

Upgrade to EC2

As your cloud ideas expand, you can easily move to EC2 with a simple, guided experience. With this feature, Lightsail offers you the comfort of knowing that as you grow your website or application we can help you scale in a way that fits your needs.Upgrading is simple, you’ll take a snapshot of your instance and follow the step-by-step process in the Lightsail console to export your snapshot to EC2. You can then use the Upgrade to EC2 wizard to get your new EC2 instance up and running.