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Building Docker images on EC2 instances rather than on a local machine makes a lot of sense. You get the benefits of a consistent build environment, as well as a typically much-faster network connection than you often enjoy locally. However…
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AMP: Making the web great again Since launching in October 2015, Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) has quickly been building up momentum, with many of the major news publishers now on board. AMP is an approach for making content-based websites…
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Good practice and scalability In this post we're going to demonstrate running Docker containers using Amazon's Elastic Beanstalk. When I was figuring out to use Docker containers on Amazon's Elastic Beanstalk, I seemed to find plenty of articles detailing how…
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Image courtesy of Jay Mantri. Making https fast Let’s Encrypt is a great initiative allowing anyone to easily generate and install SSL certificates so that traffic can be securely served over https. As well as gaining the benefits of…
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These are notes about how we setup Dokku on EC2 with Vagrant, Docker and Dokku. Note: an earlier version of this post mentioned that the maintainers of Dokku worked at Deis, however that's incorrect — previously Deis sponsored the project…
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As the number of servers under our control grows, we want to be able to improve our control over package upgrades. The problems here are two-fold: we want to know which packages are ready to be installed we want to…
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