October 2018

Open edX Sandbox to Production In 10 Steps

By |2021-01-19T10:20:14-06:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Open edX|

The official Native Open edX Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit Installation guide frankly states that “Setting up production configurations is beyond the scope of this wiki page.” So what exactly is the difference between the sandbox installation described in the official documentation, versus a true production installation? Let’s find out.

September 2018

Integrating AWS S3 & Cloudfront With WordPress

By |2019-02-03T08:22:12-06:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: AWS, Wordpress|

Integrating a Content Delivery Network (CDN) to your WordPress site will noticeably improve your WordPress site visitors’ browsing experience. Learn how to setup a low-cost, high performance AWS Cloudfront CDN with this step-by-step tutorial that covers installation and configuration of both the AWS infrastructure services as well as the necessary

August 2018

July 2018

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.

June 2018