Media Temple Grid is a great solution for when you just want simple hosting without any fuss. However, the do not provide a regular backup facility. So a good solution for this
First fetch the download too. It seems that only this version allows non-root installation.
wget https://bootstrap.pypa.io/3.2/get-pip.py python get-pip.py --user
Add ~/.local/bin to your ~/.bash_profile PATH
Then either restart your shell or run:
And you will then have a working aws cli. From there you can do most aws operations including deployments to s3 which are most useful for MediaTemple grid backups.
In a later post I will go over the steps required to create an automated backup solution for MediaTemple Grid.