How Docker Containers simplify Microservice management and deployment

My recent personal and professional development efforts have taken a microservices approach. This escalated to having 8 services running 3 different languages across 5 different frameworks. After banging my head against the command line for a few days trying to get these to coexist I decided to try Docker containers to attempt streamline and simplify […]

Backup WordPress to Dropbox on Amazon EC2 Centos Instance

I have been running multisite WordPress on my Amazon EC2 instance for almost a year and now that I have four sites running concurrently it is time to sort out a proper backup routine. Having had a look at all of the options and plugins it seemed like a good idea to backup WordPress to […]

Amazon EC2 Apache Setup Permissions for WordPress

I have been doing my best to figure out the Amazon EC2 Apache setup of permissions to enable WordPress to be able to manage all of the files on my Amazon EC2 instance without WordPress asking for FTP permissions when I try to upload a plugin or theme via the Admin site.¬†I ended up having […]