Deploying a Ghost Blog on AWS with Cloudfront

Want to host your own blog on AWS? Don't want to use Wordpress? The Ghost platform is easy to use and comes with a lot right out of the box. This post will walk you through how to spin up a Ghost blog using: An AWS EC2 instance A Ghost Bitnami AMI CloudFront (for caching) Route 53 This post assumes that you already have an AWS account Launching the Ghost AMI Find the image on the AWS marketplace, I used the Bitnami image, follow the onscreen instructions to first subscribe to the image and then launch the EC2 right from the same screens. Or you can go to the AMI tab within EC2 and launch from there. When launching your…