When I was a kid, there was little I looked forward to more than the Holiday Season. My family, like most, had a number of annual traditions. Whether it was gathering with distant relatives or watching Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, these traditions had a carefree energy unmatched the rest of the … [Read more...] about An Annual Tradition (SOC-1)
As we continue to push out beautiful new releases to our flagship software, we are announcing that we are matching Microsoft's and Google's policies and ending support for old versions of Internet Explorer. We continue to utilize new technologies that were not around a decade ago when IE 7 and IE 8 … [Read more...] about Ending Support for Old Versions of Internet Explorer
We're excited to announce the latest updates to eStratex. There are several updates that you will want to be aware of, so please download the Release Notes here and read through them carefully. In addition to the items described in the Release Notes, you will immediately notice a new look and feel … [Read more...] about eStratEx Development Update: 2014R7
The 2014R7 release of our flagship software has been released last night. As our users know, we release in place, with no down time and no interruptions. There has been nearly 50 items in this release, those impacting the end user are detailed in the release notes. We will have a separate blog post … [Read more...] about eStratEx 2014R7 Release
Our StratEx family is spread out over half a dozen offices in six states. As such, we do not always get to see each other. Thus we make it a tradition that once a year everybody in the StratEx family gets together at our flagship office on beautiful Michigan Avenue for our annual Holiday Party. The … [Read more...] about Our StratEx Family
The recent news of trouble in node land is unsettling. Nodejs is am amazing technology with a big following. Companies such as Linked-In bought into it from the early beginning. Microsoft is making it a first class citizen in the Visual Studio eco system. AWS just launched a new service based on … [Read more...] about to Node or to Go
great writeup on scaling containersFrom their newsletter: Celebrating 500k dev milestone with a global hackathon and a $35,000 prize!PS: In the past Koding suffered from a few stability issues and it pained us. Now, we're powered by AWS and every VM you get is an AWS VM. No more LXC's, no … [Read more...] about Why did Koding move away from containers and Docker to virtual machines?
It is no secret that I love Amazon Web Services, and that we run all of our business on AWS. One of the things I fave the most is spot instances. The spot market is an auction market for unused resources. For literally a penny an hour you can fire up a server to try out something and shut it down … [Read more...] about Launching spot instances on AWS from the Command Line