November 8, 2022

How to Cloud - The many ways to Scale a website

Vertically scale the website - increase the server capacity by adding more memory, CPUs (or vCPUs), storage and bandwidth - no longer recommended with cloud computing. Deploy the app to Elastic...

August 21, 2022

Summer of 2022

Twas good while it lasted

August 20, 2022

Learning ML - First attempt at basic linear regression

Laugh all you want, but if the machines are going to turn us all into batteries, I want to know how they did it.

August 5, 2022

How to Cloud - Spin up a Well-Architected RDS Instance

Launching a Mysql instance on AWS is easy. The AWS console offers a step-by-step roadmap to create an instance. Additionally, articles like this and this show you how. That's is all well and good but...

July 10, 2022

How to Cloud - Instantly Set up a VPC for public and private traffic

In this article, we'll create a new VPC from scratch. We'll divvy up the network into two sub-networks or subnets, one public and one private in two different availability zones. Our public subnet...

May 3, 2022

How to Cloud - Deploy a static website to AWS S3.

In a static website the HTML content of web pages does not change. Unlike dynamic sites, where a server language creates your HTML pages on the fly, a static site only serves HTML pages. You can...