Tencent Cloud Lighthouse

An out-of-the-box cloud server service for lightweight scenarios


Tencent Cloud Lighthouse is an out-of-the-box cloud server service for lightweight scenarios. With Lighthouse, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and developers can conveniently and efficiently build websites, web applications, mini programs, mini games, e-commerce apps, cloud storage, image hosting, and other lightweight services in the cloud. You can deploy applications with cost-effective resource bundles and popular open-source software already preconfigured, offering you the best way to get started with Tencent Cloud.

Easy to Use

One-stop integration of basic cloud services, including computing, storage, and network, makes creating and managing cloud servers and applications simple and intuitive.

One-Click App Deployment

A rich set of out-of-the-box app images and preconfigured software stacks for websites, blogs, and other application systems allow you to deploy apps in seconds.

Cost Effective Bundles

Bundles for computing, storage, and network resources as well as high bandwidth/traffic packages make your deployments highly cost effective.

Unified O&M

From servers to applications, operations and maintenance can be carried out from a single unified management console.


With the premium images of Lighthouse, you can build websites meeting your business requirements, such as enterprise official website, personal profile website, blog, forum, ecommerce website, and international trade website. Tencent Cloud will continuously provide more types of application images to help you build various types of websites with speed and ease.

By using images with built-in common web development platforms, such as LAMP stack and Node.js, you can deploy web applications promptly and release different business applications easily and efficiently.

Lighthouse assists you in building development and test environments outside the production environment anywhere, anytime by offering multiple application images with built-in common development environments, such as LAMP, Node.js, and ASP.NET.

Lighthouse provides out-of-the-box cloud-based learning environments, including common Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian, as well as Windows Server, which can be created and terminated at any time.

Selected Model Configurations

Tencent Cloud provides selected Lighthouse model configurations based on the most common combinations of CPU, memory, storage, and network capacity for lightweight application loads, which fully meet your various needs in building diverse services such as website, blog, forum, and ecommerce. After starting a Lighthouse instance, you can use it just like a traditional computer and have total control over it.

Multi-Region Deployment

Tencent Cloud data centers are hosted in multiple regions worldwide. You can deploy Lighthouse instances in regions near your target customers to greatly reduce the access latency and improve the business experience.


You can use the same image to start instances with different configurations. An image is a runtime environment template for Lighthouse instances, which usually contains an operating system and embedded software applications and helps you swiftly deploy the environment.

System image: Lighthouse provides images of common Linux distributions (such as CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, and openSUSE) and Windows on different versions. You can install your applications and business software as needed after the deployment.

Application image: Lighthouse provides images that encapsulate applications in the operating system, including common website building, development, and testing environment, and management applications such as WordPress, LAMP, Node.js, ASP.NET, and Baota Linux Panel, for quick application deployment, greatly improving the application deployment and management efficiency.

Server Monitoring

Lighthouse supports minute-level monitoring of important performance metrics on instances. You can monitor the instance resource usage and operational performance (including CPU utilization, memory utilization, disk I/O, and network traffic) in real time and quickly troubleshoot problems based on the visual monitoring data to ensure healthy and stable instance operations.

Application Management

Lighthouse offers high-quality application images to help you rapidly deploy and start applications. In addition, it displays application configurations and common information in the console in a straightforward manner, helping you perform various custom operations for application configuration, management, and maintenance.


The basic package currently is available only through monthly subscription. Monthly subscription is a prepaid billing mode, where you need to pay the fees for one or multiple months or even years in advance. Click here to learn more.