Comprehensive Django Setup Guide: Part I

By |2019-12-11T18:49:35-06:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Dev Ops, Django|

Learn how to create a production-ready Django web platform using cookiecutter-django, deployed to AWS Ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx, Gunicorn, Redis and MySQL. I’ve refined the following “best practice” comprehensive setup procedure to ensure that I get each project setup consistently, the right way, the first time.

Enemy At The Gates

By |2018-07-03T14:28:08-06:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: AWS, Dev Ops|

In a matter of seconds blockchain hackers had launched more than three hundred EC2 instances in my AWS account; a breach that endured less than five minutes in aggregate but enabled them to steal more than three thousand dollars in computing resources at my expense.

Open edX Ecommerce

By |2018-11-28T07:02:06-06:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Dev Ops, Open edX|

Get Ecommerce working on your Open edX native build. This post is a supplement to the official documentation, “How to Install and Start the E-Commerce Service in Native Installations”, covering installation and configuration, Django configuration, Nginx considerations, and PayPal integration.