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Automating EC2 scaling using on-demand and spot instances with AWS SDK for PHP

One of the Amazon Web Services features is to run and manage virtual servers provided by Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). This service covers most use cases, including the case when your project needs additional resources: then you can simply scale your system capacity with new instances and remove them when they aren’t needed any more. One more great feature of AWS is its…

Creating WP plugin for remote managing Zendesk tickets via Gravity Forms

Zendesk is a great platform for the fast creating your own CRM which can be used to save and process your customers’ feedback as a tickets. So if your company has a website which uses WordPress platform, and you’d like to convert all/one form(s) submissions into a Zendesk ticket, here is a solution we suggest. We are going to develop the plugin for creating and…

Creating Amazon CloudFront distribution with S3 storage backend

We’re always trying to reduce the number of HTTP queries to our servers, hence trying to utilize various CDN solutions. One of these is Amazon CloudFront which is a part of AWS infrastructure. In this article we are going to upload all our static content, such as JS, CSS files, images, to Amazon S3, create a CloudFront distribution and point it to the S3 bucket…

Installing and configuring virtual ubuntu server using Vagrant

What is Vagrant? Vagrant is free and open-source software. It is used for creating and using virtual development environments. Vagrant is a wrapper between VirtualBox (or other virtualization software) and configuration management. Why do we need it? Usually, each developer in team has own development environment, which configured for his needs.¬†But this may become troublesome. The same web application may work as expected¬†in one environment,…

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