About Quick Starts
AWS Quick Starts are automated reference deployments for key technologies on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud that follow AWS best practices. A Quick Start launches, configures, and runs the AWS compute, network, storage, and other services for the technology on AWS. Each Quick Start includes AWS CloudFormation templates that automate the deployment and a deployment guide that describes the architecture.
Quick Starts eliminate hundreds of manual deployment and configuration steps with a single click. These production-ready deployments can be launched quickly (from a few minutes to a few hours) and inexpensively, and they implement AWS best practices for high availability and security.
For more information about Quick Starts, watch the Quick Start webinar.
For a complete list of AWS Quick Starts available today, see the Quick Start catalog.
|March 2021||Updated document with various changes.||Throughout|
|August 2020||Updated links to examples, templates, and other resources||Throughout|
|June 2019||Added link to AWS Quick Start Workshop and Amazon EKS templates||Builder’s guide and Templates and examples|
|November 2018||Updated PowerPoint diagram template for new AWS icons||Templates and examples|
|August 2018||Added tester’s guide with TaskCat usage information||Tester’s guide|
|July 2018||Added guidelines for parameter names, labels, and descriptions||Builder’s guide|
|June 2018||Updated information about the TaskCat parameters file||Builder’s guide|
|March 2018||Updated information about portability parameters||Builder’s guide|
|July 2017||Extensive additions and restructuring||Changes throughout Contributor’s guide and Builder’s guide|
|April 2017||Added information about scheduling launches||Contributor’s guide|
|January 2017||Added guidance for creating reference architecture diagrams||Include your architecture diagram|
|November 2016||Initial publication||-|
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