Blog Category: Random Stuff

LAMP stack kickstart script for AWS with PHP55

August 11, 2014

I’ve been messing around with Puppet and Vagrant a lot at work recently working to automate our infrastructure. However, I had an idea for a little website and I just wanted to get started on some basic things with the site and not have to worry about a whole complicated Puppet setup.

AWS has a tutorial for setting up a basic lamp stack on the EC2 instances and I thought it would be handy to make that in to a little bash run all the commands in the tutorial.

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Scrypt mining on AWS Nvidia GPU with CudaMiner

March 24, 2014

I’ve been following the Bitcoin/Altcoin “movement” for a little while now and for the past few weeks have been playing around with various miners.

I had been reading a little about various mining setups when I found this thread on using AWS GPU instances as a mining platform. The thread was a few years old so I decided to try and reproduce the results mentioned.

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Sign of the Times

November 12, 2008

I saw this on the way to work this morning.