Using Bitbucket Pipelines To Deploy to AWS EC2

This is not an in-depth article — have too much going on these days for that.  It is a more a short-hand techie crib sheet of how I got a deployment repo to auto-pull the latest changes to… Read More

Alibaba An AWS Threat? Not Quite

A recent Seeking Alpha article proposes the theory that Alibaba could threaten Amazon’s AWS cloud services. Amazon has been my best investment by far. The article has some great information about the cloud services industry. It includes a… Read More

Install A Name.com SSL Cert On Amazon Linux

Get Your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) From Amazon Linux:

Buy Your Certificate From Name.com purchase a cert for either a wildcard or single-host fully-qualified domain name.  It must match the domain identifier . used when creating your… Read More

Save Money With RDS / Get Your gSuite Mail Forwarding

Two quick hacks I learned today while doing some general “tech life” maintenance. Amazon Web Services – Saving Money The first “hack” is an easy one that I am now kicking myself in my own ass for not… Read More

Intro To Amazon Compute Instances (EC2)

Here are some “crib notes” on setting on an Amazon compute instance based on my most recent research (Aug 2016).  You may find some of these notes useful or interesting or just plain boring geek-stuff.   I’m sure I… Read More

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