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The AWS guide that will make you switch to Reserved EC2 Instances

AWS: On Demand vs Reserved EC2 instances For every start up there comes a stage when you need to rethink hosting. Sometimes the decision is driven by growth, sometimes by downtime but quite often the consideration is ongoing cost. When we started using AWS for


Estimating WordPress traffic on AWS servers.

Estimating WordPress Traffic on AWS medium servers. When we first shifted to AWS I wondered how much capacity we really needed and was there a mechanism that I could use to right size our servers? Where would you start if you had to estimate traffic


The fastest landing page in the West. In search of.

In search of the fastest landing page in the West. Two years ago when we completed our third pivot of this site we thought 900 ms for a primary landing page was fast. Since we serve content with a large number of images, inside pages