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Autoscaling like a pro on AWS

The Amazon cloud (AWS) is a great place to deploy your application to. It's flexible, cheap, you pay by-the-hour, and it offers great additional services to make your life easier. AWS also offer a great API, with properly written tools, that can act as a complete replacement for the AWS console. If you can manage something from within the console, you can also do the same thing from within the API. I'll cover the AWS...

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Autoscaling like a pro on AWS

The Amazon cloud (AWS) is a great place to deploy your application to. It's flexible, cheap, you pay by-the-hour, and it offers great additional services to make your life easier. AWS also offer a great API, with properly written tools, that can act as a complete replacement for the AWS console. If you can manage something from within the console, you can also do the same thing from within the API. I'll cover the AWS...

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Server side mail filtering

When you get a lot of mail, and go on vacation, you usually pull in all that mail over your expensive roaming 3G connection. I use filtering to make sure certain mails end up in the right folder. I usually don't want to read all mails that come from mailinglists. You can use filtering from within your mail client  and that works well. That has one huge disadvantage : Your mail client needs to pull in at least...

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Asterisk for the novice, part 2

Let's start with the dialplan. I've put it on github : extensions.lua Yes, it's a beast. It's also the first piece of LUA I've even written, so yes, a LUA guru can probably shorten it by half or so. SQLite database Our user list is in a sqlite db. That's also what lines 1 and 4 are about : Adding the LUA extension (line 1) and opening the database (line 4). It's a bit buggy...

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Change of future

As some of you might have noticed on for example my Linkedin profile, I'll be leaving JDI internet professionals on June 28st. Yes, that really reads "leaving". It also means that this will be the last post in the JDI category, and I'll add one named "work" instead. I'll wont elaborate on the reason of me leaving, but in case someone wants more information, just contact me. That also means that within a week, I'm officially unemployed,...

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