Category Archives: Cloud Computing

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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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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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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15 nov

Startup Weekend DC 2013 – Do’s and Dont’s

***, Cloud Computing, Companies, Entrepreneurship, Hack-a-thon, Internet, News, Office, Programming

Startup Weekend is a nonprofit company that aims to provide workshops and intense development environments the ability to network and get together for one weekend, or a 54 hour work weekend, to invent, develop, and create a new idea, launching … 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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30 oct

ObamaCare Vanishes from Healthcare.gov Website

***, Browsers, Cloud Computing, Clusters, Government, Hacking, Internet, News

In some ways, it is entirely too funny to see all the criticism of the HealthCare.gov website taking place. First, it was the load balancing issues, still an issue. Second, is the validity of the data being saved in the … 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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10 oct

Learn how to use the Plesk Control Panel

**, Cloud Computing, Clusters, CMS, Internet

It seems that everyone has a website these days. We are all Experts! We all claim to be web developers… lol. Or architects, or whatever. Well, if you want to climb into the boat and get started, I’d recommend getting … Continue reading

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5 oct

Facebookville: Social Network Plans to Build Company Town

*, Cloud Computing, Facebook, Internet, News

It’s been attempted before, why do I feel that this one would have a bit more luck? Maybe because the entire premise around Facebook is being social in the first place.

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