A sign of things to come?

At the beginning of this week, Individual Electoral Registration went live on GOV.UK and I was quite surprised how underplayed this was in many Local Government circles. After seeing the...

Interactive Mapping

Recently I was set the challenge of replacing an interactive mapping application that we ran for Northampton Borough Council. The product I was to replace had an annual support fee...

Solving Amazon EC2 Memory Issues

Often with the Amazon micro instances, and other instances with low memory allocations, your web server will ‘crash’, especially where MySQL’s involved. After a few page requests the MySQL engine...

LAMP stack on Amazon EC2: Part 1

Amazon Web Services offer a free tier of most of their services allowing you to host a full blown server in the cloud within their usage limits which can be...

LAMP stack on Amazon EC2: Part 2

I’m kind of assuming you’ve set up an EC2 instance as per ‘Setting up your first EC2 instance,’ or at least something similar. Now, we’ve got an EC2 instance up...