Cloudflare WAF – doing more with less

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I often get asked what blogging platform I recommend for individuals and small organisations, and I invariably suggest WordPress – it is commonly available across multiple web hosting providers, has plugins to cover almost every requirement, and can scale to grow to support almost all usage patterns. However, the common use of WordPress is both … Read more

Playing with Systems Designs

System Design Primer - Donne Martin - systems diagram

I have been playing with some systems designs to prepare for a project I am working on. It has been interesting to see how my design principles have actually aligned with some existing recommendations and documentation. For example, this great write-up by Donne Martin, tech lead at Facebook reaffirmed what my experiences at OzEmail/UUNet had … Read more