Setting up WordPress behind Amazon Cloudfront

You all know that feeling (well, I hope you do!) that when a spike in traffic occurs on your WordPress site, that the miniature server you have it running on very quickly runs out of resources. Apache’s good like that. Taking up all the resources with its large number of processes consuming oodles of memory […]

Amazon EC2 Elastic Load Balancer limit

If, like us, you’re running a shared hosting platform on Amazon EC2, and have many clients requiring SSL certificates, you’ll probably be using Elastic Load Balancers to do the SSL termination for you, since you can’t have multiple Elastic IP’s associated with a single instance. However, when you reach either 5 or 10 ELB’s, you’ll […]

Amazon Web Services – A Guide to Implementation

I realise that I’ve been neglecting my blog for a while now, with my last post published at the end of March. Quite frankly, I’ve not had anything interesting to write about. However, career starting pastures new, I’m starting to have interesting things to write about again. Over the course of time, I’ll probably post […]

Amazon S3 CDN distribution for Menalto Gallery 3 v2.1 released

Announcing the release of the Amazon S3 v2.1 module for Gallery 3. A few changes are presented here; Firstly, started using double digits for version numbers so I can create minor revisions Added fields to database to store MD5 hashes of files. These are used to match the MD5 hash of the local file, and […]

Amazon S3 CDN distribution for Menalto Gallery 3 v2 released

Well, after a few weeks of having this module used by many in the community as a beta module, and due to lack of bug reports since, I’m now convinced it’s stable enough to release. So, here it is. [download id=”20″ format=”3″] As always, direct comments, feedback and bug reports to the module’s official thread […]