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AWS: Domain name + SSL/TLS certificate

AWS: Domain name + SSL/TLS certificate
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What is Amazon Web Services (AWS)?

Amazon Web Services or AWS as it’s commonly known in the tech industry is the world’s most reliable cloud computing platform. It provides hundreds of unique services which are all cloud-based, ranging from databases to virtual servers.

How to obtain a domain name and provision an SSL/TLS certificate?

Amazon Route53

Route53 is DNS (Domain Name System) Service. A DNS consists of a collection of rules and records which are used to help users connect to the infrastructure on AWS. With Route53 you will be able to register a domain name.

AWS Certificate Manager (ACM)

AWS certificate manager allows you to create and deploy SSL/TLS certificates. All public TLS certificates that are provisioned by AWS are FREE. SSL/TLS certificates allow your website to be secure with HTTPS.