Amazon Lightsail is a cloud-based service that provides developers and businesses with an easy-to-use, low-cost solution for launching and managing virtual private servers and web applications.
Newer versions of Ubuntu and other operating systems have moved away from using ssh-rsa as the default authentication algorithm.
Run SimpleSAMLphp using Docker SimpleSAMLphp is a great application with stellar reputation, pretty much the only game in town in the PHP world. However, documentation lacks examples and it is quite technical. The notes below will provide much needed context and example as to how to run SimpleSAMLphp with Docker. Download source code First thing […]
Using instance profiles is a better option for authenticating access to AWS resources. An instance profile is a unique IAM role associated with an EC2 instance at launch. This role allows the instance to access specific AWS resources and services
How to configure Gettext using PHP and Docker One thing that sets apart software applications is internalization. Developers often overlook the importance of internalization of their app. Let’s set that up. The Docker part (likely what you are looking for) Fortunately, there are open source tools that make translation of your app easy. Consider using […]
Performance is king use Opcache PHP extension What is Opcache and what’s in it for my app? Opcache is an extension for PHP that is used to improve the performance of PHP applications by caching the compiled version of PHP scripts in memory. This means that when a PHP script is executed, the opcache extension […]
To create a load balancer using Traefik and Docker, you can follow the guide below. This guide will walk you through setting up Traefik, Let's Encrypt, and Docker.
AWS Lightsail does not support auto-renew of LetsEncrypt SSL certificates using certbot, to automatically update your LetsEncrypt SSL certificate bncert
Using multiple Availability Zones can increase the availability and fault tolerance of your application, but it can also increase your AWS costs. Here are a few ways that Availability Zones can affect pricing