It looks like the move to AWS will save me about 80% off my previous hosting costs. The AWS cost forecast for this month is $17 versus $108 for the old VPS. I also outsourced mail server hosting to FastMail for $45 for the year. I’ll probably have to wait a couple of months to see how things average out.
I just moved my old Webmaster pages to S3. While checking things out I noticed I had hosted a Unity 3D web game on an old AWS instance that’s not up anymore. I don’t plan on bringing up the Node.js game server at this time, but the game is still playable, you just can’t save a high score.
I finally have Creative Kids at Home working the way I want on Amazon Web Services.
The pages are hosted in AWS S3 as a static website. AWS Cloudfront provides the content delivery network (CDN). AWS Route 53 provides domain name system (DNS). So everything is off my old virtual private server.
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