Create your own website(s) with minerva.community
Anyone in the Minerva community (including students, faculty, and staff) can set up personal website through the minerva.community program. You can use this to host your digital portfolio, your personal blog, etc. A wide variety of web applications can be installed on the site (including WordPress and Known) at no cost, using a one-click-to-install web interface. You can add as many different web applications as you’d like. There is currently no limit on storage space or bandwidth usage. By default, your website will be located on the http://minerva.community domain (e.g.http://ari.minerva.community). If you choose to register a domain name (via a service like namecheap.com or iwantmyname.com), you can use that name for your minerva.community websites.
To access your account: Once you have an account set up, you can access your account by visiting http://minerva.community/dashboard and signing in using your minerva.kgi.edu account.
Get started with cloud computing on Amazon Web Services:
The minerva.community web hosting provides an easy way to create websites built on open-source web applications like WordPress. If you are looking to host and run web applications that you developed yourself, you may wish to use a cloud hosting service instead. Amazon Web Services is a robust platform that offers a wide variety of services that you might find useful. Through the AWS Educate program, you can use up to $100 in AWS services per year at no cost. To take advantage of this, fill out the student sign-up form with your minerva.kgi.edu email address athttp://aws.amazon.com/education/awseducate/apply/ You’ll be prompted to create a free AWS account if you don’t already have one.