Create AWS Account
There are many providers out there that can host Django projects and PostgreSQL databases.
In this tutorial we will use the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform, mainly because they offer a free solution that can host both Django projects and PostgreSQL databases. All you need is an AWS account.
Note: you can choose whatever server provider you like, they will most likely all give you a satisfying result, but they will have some provider-specific settings that you should be aware of when following this tutorial.
Go to aws.amazon.com, and create an account:
Once you have created an AWS account, it is time to sign in for the first time:
If this is your first time you sign into your AWS account, you will be directed to the AWS Console Home page:
Add the RDS Service
Once you have an AWS account, you can start creating a database.
We will use a database service at AWS, called RDS.
In the search field, search for "RDS", and click to start the service:
Once the service has started, you should see something like this:
In the next chapter we will create the PostgreSQL database.