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2 projects in parallel

I’ve been working hard on the AgoraOpus project over at portfolio construction for a few months now. It’s been great to finally be able to focus fully on this, as it’s been a side project for so long. Many things have been put in place since the start of the year. Examples include a social […]

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Pushing on

Been live for around 3.5 weeks, and let me tell you, it’s been a breath of fresh air to finally be able to focus on content rather than just technical work. We’re 7 blog posts and a couple of simple YouTube videos in, and yes, writing that often is a bit of a stretch. But, […]

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Going all in

I thought I’d start using my personal blog here to begin blogging about my full time venture into releasing and growing my AgoraOpus Portfolio Construction service. While I’ll be using the blog section over there to write about the specifics on that service / site, I’ll try to use my blog here to post more […]

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On edge architecture

We’ve long had content delivery networks (CDN), that help speed up and reduce latency for your web visitors. This works by making sure that the CDN has servers that are physically closer and on a better network connection (fewer hops) compared to where your visitor is based. You maintain multiple copies of the same content […]

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Elastic RDBMS with Amazon Aurora

From earlier posts you might have realized I grew tired of DynamoDB. As soon as Amazon Aurora was made available I did a non-comprehensive test to see what it would do as a NoSQL store. From a pricing perspective Aurora seemed to stack up nicely. Since then I switched my use from DynamoDB over to Aurora, […]