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System Administrator/Web Developer

Been using PHP and the CakePHP framework for many years. Recently started diving into Python and Go and having a great time.

I use AWS for hosting and while the learning curve is steep, I find the services to be excellent. I also run Blue Sun Hosting in my spare time.

Currently working for an exciting company called SmartyStreets where we rock the world of address verification.

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comment How to add a tag to an autoscale spun EC2 instance using boto?
Another helpful note: Tags can apply to both AutoScaling Groups and Instances. When a tag is added to an ASG, that does not mean that the instances of that group will be tagged. The propagate_at_launch=True property tells the ASG to apply the tag to the instances it launches as well.
Jan
17
revised How to add a tag to an autoscale spun EC2 instance using boto?
Reformatted code for readability and to eliminate horizontal scrollbar.
Jan
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suggested suggested edit on How to add a tag to an autoscale spun EC2 instance using boto?
Jan
17
comment How to add a tag to an autoscale spun EC2 instance using boto?
It is important to note that a tag key can be anything, but if you want it to be the "Name" that shows up in the instance list as the official name, then case matters. In other words, "Name" != "name".
Dec
20
answered AWS Alarms in “ALARM” state not triggering Policy actions
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revised AWS Alarms in “ALARM” state not triggering Policy actions
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asked AWS Alarms in “ALARM” state not triggering Policy actions
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Oct
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suggested suggested edit on How can I properly sign a package I modified and recompiled?
Sep
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revised How to change NGINX server name
Reworded for better clarity.
Sep
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suggested suggested edit on How to change NGINX server name
Sep
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revised ./configure error installing PHP with Kerberos support on Ubuntu
Fixed grammar and improved formatting.
Sep
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suggested suggested edit on ./configure error installing PHP with Kerberos support on Ubuntu
Aug
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comment Rsync filter and ignore some directories
Look at the --exclude-from option.
Aug
24
comment How to get TX/RX bytes without ifconfig?
You can also check out netstat. linux.die.net/man/8/netstat
Aug
23
comment When I use my key to connect to my AMI CentOS 6.3 server as ec2-user, it still asks for a password. Why?
You are very welcome. I usually use Ubuntu AMI's and oftentimes the username is "ubuntu", but not always. I am glad I could help. Feel free to click the checkmark. :)
Aug
22
revised When I use my key to connect to my AMI CentOS 6.3 server as ec2-user, it still asks for a password. Why?
Adding another appropriate tag.
Aug
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suggested suggested edit on When I use my key to connect to my AMI CentOS 6.3 server as ec2-user, it still asks for a password. Why?
Aug
22
answered When I use my key to connect to my AMI CentOS 6.3 server as ec2-user, it still asks for a password. Why?