Tag: Azure

How I learned to stop worrying and love the CDN

Creating an HTTP rules bypass to invalidate cached assets at deploy time

Houston Haynes

4 minute read

I love the concept of an R-blogdown based static web site - fast… simple… - OK, maybe just fast. There have been valid criticisms of static sites possessing an inherent “gateway drug” quality - a false sense of simplicity. But the idea really is to focus on the essential complexity of whatever…

Coaxing AWS Amplify to play well with Azure DevOps

Using a simple Azure DevOps Build Pipeline to feed Amplify for Continuous Integration and Deployment

Houston Haynes

4 minute read

The client I’m working with operates only in AWS - however - they manage all of their code in Azure DevOps. In building out a rapid prototyping site, I needed a mechanism that was light and fast. It seemed that AWS Amplify fit the bill - at least at first. I have years of experience building machine…

Near-Real-Time Hyperion Analysis

A cloud-based monitor for consolidation heuristics

Houston Haynes

16 minute read

The term “performance” can have different connotations. In financial firms it most often refers to profit or loss. In tech companies, it can refer to throughput of an application or service. In this case, the term “performance” shares both of those connotations. The company was upgrading their…