About My Migration to AWS

After a long a deep think, I’ve decided to retire my physical hardware and migrate all of my machines to Amazon Web Services. It wasn’t an easy choice, and I feel like I need to spend some time explaining why, just get some things off my chest. Reason #1 - Our Hardware is End Of Life Most of the reasons we’re moving are related to our hardware approaching the end of its useful life....

January 19, 2019

My Thoughts on Googles Page Speed Insights

Google’s Page Speed measure is a tool to give developers feedback as to how their web page is performing. It rates the pages on a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 being “perfect.” In my opinion this system is very flawed and it creates an ambiguous number that encourages developers and clients to waste time and money chasing after unobtainable goals. Obligatory Disclaimer: These opinions don’t reflect my employer at all....

December 16, 2016

Cheap Ebay Servers

One of the most challenging things about starting a business is figuring out how to setup your operations. With a tech company, this gets trickier because of the plethora of options on how to handle your business. When setting up a physical operation, sourcing hardware can become a challenge, especially when capital is limited. One of the things that can really help is used equipment, since for a small operation the latest and greatest can be overkill....

October 5, 2016