Software Engineering

Uploading Files to Amazon S3 Directly from the Web Browser

Amazon S3 is at the time of writing the premier file storage service, and as such an excellent choice for storing files from your Web application. What if I were to tell you these files never need to touch your application servers though? The thing to be aware of is that the S3 API allows […]

Zero Downtime Docker Deployment with Tutum

In this post I will detail how to achieve (almost) zero downtime deployment of Docker containers with the Tutum Docker hosting service. Tutum is a service that really simplifies deploying with Docker, and it even has special facilities for enabling zero downtime deployment, i.e. the Tutum team has a version of HAProxy that can switch […]

MuzHack Presentation at Notam

So I gave the first presentation ever on MuzHack today, at the Norwegian sound research centre Notam. Feedback was positive and I got lots of great leads on who I should connect with further, and elsewhere I might present, both nationally and internationally. Another presentation elsewhere in Norway might be in the works, later this […]

Using Papertrail from Docker/Tutum

In my search for a comprehensive logging solution for MuzHack that works in a Dockerized environment, more specifically Tutum, I came across Papertrail. Papertrail is a fairly simple Web application for log aggregation, that receives log data over the Internet through the syslog protocol. As a registered user of Papertrail, you receive a syslog address […]