Lightsail is an affordable low barrier VPS service from AWS; but it lacks proper monitoring and metrics. Herein read how to use CloudWatch with Lightsail compute instances.
In a little a year I have been able to take and pass all 3 associate + practitioner certifications from AWS. Here are my thoughts about this past year.
While I like Terraform, using it to prevent vendor lock in is bul***it; The belief of preventing vendor lock in is a false promise of freedom framed by a non-issue.