2018

Migration from AWS to GCP and DO

published on Dec 21, 2018

Amazon Web Services recently announced their new product Elastic Kubernetes Service, which unfortunately has some extra costs associated with it. I, along with thousands of people, waited at 11am PST to hear about the new container service from Amazon. To those who follow HackerNews someone supplied the links to the actual dashboard which included the pricing. The pricing of EKS starts at a flat rate of $0.2/hr, which is cheap if you consider it's an autoscaling set kubernetes masters and etc.d, but when you consider that all other cloud platforms do it for free I started to question if I can ...

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Synk - Q2 2018 Update

published on Jul 23, 2018

Q1 was a slow quarter and had I had a 2,700 mile change of scenery in the meantime. This update won't be very visual. The goal of Q1 was to migrate completely from Mongo to a more robust database, of which we landed on Couchbase. After trying the half assed implementation of a couchbase adapter another developer had created I ended up having to write my own adapter which is fully compliant with the feathers query API (As well as tested and maintained). I have plans to continue development on this package to include additional controls for dealing with couchbase specific queries. At the start o...

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