Update

Our Tech Stack 2018

Has our Tech stack remained the same since 2 years ago when I last wrote about it? Hell no! Our website pages are now served by 2 distinct tech stacks. We use a AWS ALB to sniff the request and send either to our “Legacy”…

Our Tech Stack

I was recently asked about our Tech Stack by someone looking to join the development team. I was about to point them to a previous blog post when I realised it was 4 years old so needs a update… I still consider ourselves as fundamentally…

Using Nginx to proxy to Docker containers

We run our DeskDonkie webapp within a docker container and every deployment starts a new container listening in on a port that docker allocates for us. In order to switch incoming requests to a newly deployed container we use a proxy. There are many proxy…

Tech Level up

With the new PPH website out the door, we have adopted many new technologies within our team. The new PPH site is still built with PHP. We use nginx as a proxy to Apache and running on multiple EC2 instances, with an RDS backend utilising multiple read-replicas. We use…