Tag Archives: S3

Setting up an Apache server using AWS CloudFormation

This a is a brief and simple guide to spinning up an instance, installing Apache, and writing output to a webpage. Note that by following this guide you can incur charges. Im not responsible for them and will not be picking up your bill. Setup 1. Have an AWS account. You can signup for one […]



This is a multi-part documentation of how to setup a CI/CD workflow in AWS. Some of the tools that will be used are EC2, Chef, CloudFormation, Jenkins, Rspec, and Apache. If you have questions feel free to leave a comment or track me down on Twitter at @devopshomelab Part 1 – Workstation Setup – The […]


A Python & RabbitMQ bi-directional message queue abstraction from 1 server to N-clients.

RabbitMQ is a message queue server (which uses underneath a database repository (SQLite) to add some level of persistency to message abstractions in a communications channel. I would prefer to use a network database like PostgreSQL to provide db-oriented state tracking glue between components; however, RabbitMQ has a lot of rabid followers out there…  Parenthetically, […]


Publishing Simple Static Sites with npm, Grunt and S3

Publishing Simple Static Sites with npm, Grunt and S3

In this post I’ll explain how to easily publish a simple static website using npm, Grunt and Amazon S3. I assume you already have an AWS account in place. I wrote this guide using OS X Yosemite, so you will need to adapt it to other systems.