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
From http to https. AWS SSL install guide This two part guide traces our journey from http to https site on AWS. There were two reasons for the move. The first was the supposed SEO pickup that occurs when you switch from http to https.
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
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
Jawwad Farid Hosting lessons for startups – five common mistakes that we all make Since we first took the decision to host www.alchemya.com domain on yahoo.com in 2004, we have come a long way. The list of domains and sub domains has grown and the