J Cole Morrison

J Cole Morrison

Hi, I'm Cole. I'm a Software and DevOps Engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA teaching what I know as I go! This is a log of my Tech Guides and Thoughts. Thanks for reading!


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UMCA Cloud Docker

Understanding Modern Cloud Architecture on AWS: Docker and Containers

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Table of Contents Introduction Problems with Hosting Directly on EC2 Instances Docker: The Problem Solver Containers Final Thoughts on Docker Watch Instead of Read on Youtube Other Posts in This Series Introduction The architecture of our conce…

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Understanding Modern Cloud Architecture on AWS: Server Fleets and Databases

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Table of Contents Introduction Servers on AWS: EC2 and its Instances Separating the Database: RDS and Aurora Server Fleets: Tackling the Scaling Issue Load Balancers: Directing Traffic Conclusion Watch Instead of Read on Youtube Other Posts in T…

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UMCA Getting Started Development

My Process for Learning New Technology Skills

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In the content I create, I primarily teach things (with the occasional rant), but in this post I'm going to be covering something that hopefully will help you teach yourself: my process for learning things. Specifically, how I learn new technologies such as…

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Understanding Modern Cloud Architecture on AWS: A Concepts Series

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Table of Contents Introduction What Do You Need To Know? Our Learning Scenario What Kind of App Does This Work For? First Things First - A Productive Development Environment What Technologies Should We Use With It? What Makes A Good Environment?…