Category Archives: Architecture

1 jul

ColdFusion in Todays Web World – Railo

***, Architecture, CMS, ColdFusion, Databases, Internet, Rants

I was having a conversation with someone over the phone about ColdFusion and I received a pretty surprising comment, “ColdFusion, is that still around?” Jokingly of-course, but you would be surprised at how much ColdFusion still exists in today’s web … Continue reading

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21 may

Edit Hostnames for Mobile Devices

**, Architecture, Browsers, DIY, Google, Internet

Are you testing your new latest and greatest Mobile or Responsive site but cannot get into your network to actually test it on a mobile device? Well if you have a proxy routed IP through either a NAT or direct … Continue reading

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20 may

Run Your Own Cloud Server Locally, Internally, or Publicly – ownCloud

***, Amazon.com, Apple, Architecture, Cloud Computing, Clusters, Databases, DIY, Google, Internet, Microsoft, Windows

There are tons of Cloud Services out there that you can go out and sign up for free, download, and have a blast with. Companies such as Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Amazon have all jumped on board (the four horsemen). … Continue reading

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24 apr

Load Balancing Joomla, WordPress, and Drupal

***, Architecture, Cloud Computing, Clusters, CMS, Drupal, Hardware, Internet, Joomla, Linux, PHP, Wordpress

There comes a time when Amazon Web Services gets extremely expensive or even unusable for your websites needs. If you look out in the world of websites that are out there, it has been guestimated that over 70% of all … Continue reading

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1 dec

Paul Walker from Varsity Blues and Fast and Furious in a Car Accident, Dies… so does the Website.

**, Architecture, Clusters, Companies, Entertainment, Internet, News

It was reported just an hour ago. Paul Walker has died in a car accident. Unfortunate and ironic. The number one actor in the entire Fast and Furious series, along with his strong success in Varsity Blues. These things should … Continue reading

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25 nov

Who Runs the Internet – Freakonomics Podcast

**, Architecture, Cloud Computing, Companies, Internet

I’ve been a huge advocate of podcasts for some time now. Of the many that I listen too, Freakonomics is one that I very much enjoy. On this most recent on, Stephen Dubner and Steve Levitt explore the randomness, role … Continue reading

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19 nov

Spacemaker VR – A New Virtual Reality System

***, 3D Graphics, Architecture, Design, Electronics, Entertainment, News

It’s been attempted before, but I have a solid feeling that Miles and his team will be able to pull it off. I met Miles through a good friend of mine. Married to one of my best friends wive’s sister. … Continue reading

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18 nov

Why do .NET Developers Over-Normalize! Who are PHP Developers Anyways?!

***, .NET MVC, Architecture, Cloud Computing, CMS, History, Internet, Microsoft, PHP, Rants

Oh boy, I may be offending many people out there. But, I just so happen to be working on two projects in .NET, where the Data Model was designed by someone else. And in both cases, the databases are completely … Continue reading

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11 nov

I Typically Have Around 100+ Internet Connections

***, Architecture, Cloud Computing, Clusters, Companies, Entertainment, Internet, Mobility, News

Working on the Public Web can be a tricky world. What’s funny… so many people work on the public web. So many people work in a place where their website is seen by so many. The entire terminology of “Web … Continue reading

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22 oct

Network Solutions – Down Again!

*, Architecture, Cloud Computing, Clusters, Internet

In two months, Network Solutions has gone down twice due to DOS attacks. Knocking down several websites. If you use them, switch off… You have many other choices out there. Using Network Solutions and GoDaddy.com for your DNS hosting is … Continue reading

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