I’ve had a Synology DS918+ NAS for a couple of years now. It’s been a fantastic little machine that manages most of my media and computer backups.

It could be frustrating that I had no way to manage it when I was outside of my home — particularly when I…


I’m a big fan of AWS Amplify Console for hosting static applications on AWS without having to manage your own pipelines, S3 buckets, CloudFront distributions, and so on.

One feature that’s missing is the ability to quickly rollback to a previous build. If you deploy a broken application, the only…


Last week AWS launched a new service called App Runner. In their words:

AWS App Runner makes it easier for you to deploy web apps and APIs to the cloud, regardless of the language they are written in, even for teams that lack prior experience deploying and managing containers or…


At Wave we’re running several Convox racks: production, staging, and multiple “dev” racks. Our production environment obviously needs to be running constantly, but the other environments are mainly used Monday to Friday, between 9am and 8pm.

One of the reasons we’re migrating to AWS is the improved automation that it…

Michael Warkentin

Operations Engineer @WaveHQ.

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