NGINX load balances the web server cluster. The web servers use GlusterFS so that the web servers share the same redundant, and scalable file system (see below diagram). If your interested in a highly available, and scalable CMS, contact us. Digital Ocean has an excellent article on implementing the above design for WordPress here.
While evaluating a noSQL cloud solution we came across Firebase. We took a look, and even POC’ed the noSQL database.It was part of Google, but still looked as though they we’re given a long leash (Google acquired Firebase in October of 2014). It wasn’t a fit. The solution didn’t feel mature enough. We chose Cloudant, […]
After some debate, we’re releasing Mobile Alchemy on a limited & select basis. Google names major versions after pastries, then candy, etc.. We’re using cities. So without further ado version .01 Dunedin. Supports: Wordpress 4.x Wordpress endpoints: Posts, Users, Media, Comments & Taxonomy. Amazon SQS with a Camel mitigation for Email. A very minimal build […]
Spring Boot’s installation as a service ended up in a perplexing issue. Following Spring Boot’s service installation process here, we ran into an interesting situation. No matter how many times (yes we rebooted) we couldn’t get init.d to see our jar as a service. A simple but frustrating response was always “unrecognized service”. The symbolic […]
Thursday morning I lifted the lid of my macbook, and started coding crash reporting features for Mobile Alchemy. After 30 mins of coding I pressed the ever enticing Play button in Android Studio, and BAM… A crash report! Even though I was unit testing crash reporting code, I didn’t expect it so early in application […]