June 20 – Moved to Amazon Sydney

So for a while I have been using a Digital Ocean droplet based in Singapore and it is cheaper than an AWS EC2 Instance However I did some tests and found that ping times to Sydney from Melbourne were ~20ms and to Singapore ~400ms I noticed some lag problems with a web...

Cloud based High Performance Content Serving

Just trying to conceptualize the tool chain for cloud based high performance web farm. https://www.varnish-cache.org - front end high speed reverse proxying web cache http://nginx.org/en/ - backend web server   I believe that cloud providers like Rackspace and...

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James is an IT Professional based in Melbourne, Australia. He blogs about Information Technology, Open Source software, home renovations, good reads and travel.

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