Efficiency, scalability and economy: these are the three most important characteristics when choosing your cloud hosting – and they are all offered by Amazon Web Services! (AWS). We'll tell you everything!

AWS hosting is based on cloud computing , making it highly capable. In an uncomplicated way, Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers solutions that allow you to deliver websites and web applications that fit in your pocket.

But, before knowing the available solutions, we need to understand what are the advantages of hosting on AWS , right? Come on!

Use your preferred Content Management System

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), you can use the Content Management System (CMS) you prefer – from WordPress and Drupal, to proprietary systems, also choosing the operating system, which can be Linux or Windows . Additionally, AWS promotes development platform support by making software development kits available for major platforms.

Serve customers from all over the world

Hosting on AWS the world, which gives you the freedom to serve customers and host websites in any region, allowing low latency. All this with just a few clicks.

On-demand scalability

Whether it's an important business date or industry news, your site can experience intense traffic spikes. At other times, this demand may decrease and your resources must adapt to the new scenario. With AWS hosting , you can scale up and down with your needs.

Pay only for what you use

Amazon Web Services ( AWS) has two pricing models: a fixed monthly fee or pay as you go. This flexibility is ideal for those who don't want to make advance payments or sign long-term contracts.

AWS hosting options

Now, let's get to the main subject! There are three types of hosting on AWS: simple website hosting, static website hosting, and enterprise web hosting. See just what solutions it offers:

Simple website hosting

Simple sites are those hosted on a single server, responsible for running the content management system (CMS). This type of hosting is ideal for sites with low or medium traffic, which require frequent changes in content, such as blogs or marketing sites.

It is an interesting starting point for anyone looking for an economical and easy-to-use solution. The downside is that this type of hosting doesn't offer high availability or scalability.

Recommended AWS Hosting: Amazon Lightsail.

Static website hosting

Static websites are those that make files available to website visitors, such as HTML, images and videos. Since they do not contain server-side application code, they are recommended if you don't want to worry about infrastructure management. Ideal for personal websites or Marketing websites, this option is highly cost-effective, reliable and scalable.

Recommended AWS Hosting: Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) .

business web hosting

Those with widely known business websites (such as car brands or football teams) or those with heavy application usage (such as social networking or distance education) should consider hosting on AWS.

Its main features are: high availability, on-demand scalability and use of multiple availability zones. If you need maximum control and high performance, without losing flexibility in managing your servers, this is the perfect solution for you.

Recommended AWS hosting: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) .

Save up to 80% with Sky.Saver!

Regardless of your AWS hosting , you need to ensure the availability of your websites and applications. With Sky.Saver, you can reduce your Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure costs by up to 80%. We offer the stability of EC2 instances at the price of SPOT instances.

Scalable on demand, the solution allows you to track your investments and savings in real time. There are no fixed costs, just a percentage of the amount saved, paid in local currency (reais).

Start saving now! Talk to our experts and try Sky.Saver free for 15 days .

Written by

Sky.One Team

This content was produced by SkyOne's team of cloud and digital transformation experts.