I have blogged on technology/knowledge things in the past at www.fearby.com and recently I blogged about how to develop cloud-based services (here, here, here, here and here) but this blog post assumes you have a validated “app idea” and you want to know how to develop yourself. If you do not want to develop an app yourself you may want to speak with Blue Chilli.
Read for a rough guide to the costs of setting up a cloud-based service. A service may be a new database and web pages or API for a web app.
Pivoting may require you to setup a new web portal, app or services and in turn tweak your back end technology. Make sure you know what you need before the lure of “buzzwords” and “shiny object syndrome” take hold, newer technology and ways of doing things are not always best.
Normally I prefer Ubuntu servers but I needed a CentOS Server for some software that requires it.
I will assume you have an SSL Labs A+ server rating on your site and you want to secure your site some more. You will need to secure your site some more by enabling content headers for Content Security Policy and Public Key Pinning.
I have an active cluster of 3 MongoDB servers on AWS in Sydney ( https://cloud.mongodb.com ) and I am looking for a good GUI for managing my MongoDB databases.
This guide will help you buy a new domain and SSL certificate from NameCheap, a self-managed Ubuntu 16.04 Server from Digital Ocean and configuring it with NGINX Web server, SSL etc.
Having a domain ( e.g www.my-awesome-domain.com ) using the email email@example.com looks unprofessional and lazy.
Steps needed to connect to an AWS instance with user “ubuntu” and “root” with Cloud 9