Add SSL Certification to EC2 WordPress Instance to use HTTPS

By |2017-02-12T00:14:22+00:00February 12th, 2017|Amazon Web Service, DevOps, Infrastructure|

Using HTTPS in your apps and websites is becoming increasingly important. Using it gets you in the good graces of Google, keeps your customer's data safe and secure, and (with Amazon Web Services) opens up the doors to efficiently load balancing your traffic. I wanted to add SSL to this website to not only get the experience and learn how to tackle the task with AWS but to also rake [...]

How to Simply Deploy a React App on Digital Ocean

By |2016-05-27T23:32:19+00:00May 27th, 2016|DevOps, Infrastructure|

Quite a while ago, I wanted to deploy a react app. At the time it seemed a steep learning curve and took me a few attempts to get it going. These are pretty much the working notes I created at the time. They're probably not the most complete, or most the most efficient steps to deploy a react app on digital ocean, so keep that in mind. I've long sin am [...]