Archive for november, 2017

How to show a custom error page when instances in AWS ELB are unavailable

[updated] What if you would like to use a custom error page in case all instances behind an (classic) AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) are unavailable (in case of maintenance)?.. read more

Risks and implications of a multi cloud strategy

At the ‘Structure 2017’ conference in San Francisco, Microsoft Azure chief technology officer Mark Russinovich said that Avoiding Cloud Lock-In is risky too (read the article here). Of course, Mr… read more

Experiences using Azure Web App on Linux

Recently I was asked to host a web application in Azure Web App (PaaS). While configuring the Web App including using a custom Docker image, I ran into some issues… read more

Best practices for selecting hardware for a Vmware VSAN cluster

Some time ago I had to write an RFP to select a new hardware platform for a new private cloud solution based on Vmware VSAN 6.2. In this post I.. read more