How I resolved some tough docker problems on Amazon ECS

via GIPHY ECS is Amazon’s elastic container service. If you have a dockerized app, this is one way to get it deployed in the cloud. It is basically an Amazon bootleg Kubernetes clone. And not nearly as feature rich! Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. That said, ECS does work, …

A CTO Must Never Do This…

A couple years back I was contacted to look at a very strange problem. The firm ran flash sales. An email goes out at noon, the website traffic explodes for a couple of hours, then settles back down to a trickle. Of course you might imagine where this is going. During that peak, the MySQL …

MySQL Optimization

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