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Josh Stella

July 7th, 2014

5 minute read

I've noticed recently that I'm getting quite a bit of grey in my beard. While there are many downsides to being an aging geek (I can't pull all-nighter coding sessions any more without hell to pay for several days), one of the benefits is gaining some perspective on how innovations play out over time. I started building software in the late '80s.
November 10th, 2013

1 minute read

The entire Luminal team will be attending AWS re:Invent 2013 this week. Since we are still in stealth mode we won't have a booth, but we will have a product preview and a detailed white paper on our first product, Fugue.


If you're attending re:Invent and would like to talk to us, drop me an email and I'll reach out to you. We are actively.

October 15th, 2013

5 minute read

In the last two posts in this series, I illustrated how an unconsidered VPC architecture can lead to inefficiency and poor resiliency. In this post, I'll show how to get to an efficient, secure and highly resilient VPC design. Keep in mind that there are many successful patterns to building VPC and this is only one of them, but is in most cases.
October 1st, 2013

4 minute read

Dennis, an engineer at Complicado Corporation, has decided to try porting his company's web application to AWS. Dennis does a little reading and realizes that he should use VPC so his database server is in a private subnet and hits the AWS web console. He fires up the Start VPC Wizard. Scanning the options, Dennis sees "VPC With Public and.
September 22nd, 2013

4 minute read

Most of the features of Amazon Web Services (AWS) are low risk in terms of changing your mind later. Don't like an EC2 instance type? Just stop it and start it with a new type. Want a larger EBS volume? Simply snapshot the current one and create a larger volume from it. The flexibility and low costs of errors are some of the great features of.

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