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DEVOPS

DevOps retrospective article in SC Magazine

We were recently asked by our friends at SC Magazine to write a DevOps retrospective article where you see “the movement” progressing in the coming year.

AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)

AWS Tip #1– Shared EC2-User? Don’t Do It!

Most Admins today are combining the two solutions to create a shared account (ec2-user) across their instances. Our AWS tip of the day: Don't do it!

CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

Successful AWS Boulder-Denver Meetup!

We just wrapped up an awesome first AWS Boulder-Denver meetup. We were blown away with the response. Folks came from 2 hrs away to hang out for the meetup!

BEST PRACTICES

Admin Activity Monitoring

DevOps and IT admins have an interesting problem that they need to solve when it comes to security and activity monitoring.

LINUX

My Linux server is very slow…

There’s no tool combination I’ve found more valuable for troubleshooting performance issues than vmstat and top in Linux command line.