CouchDB Replication Monitor

CouchDB does replication, but replication needs to be set up after each server restart. This means you need to ensure that replication is restarted whenever the daemon restarts CouchDB. I have never seen replication stop working without a restart, but I prefer being safe to being sorry about replication. To be perfectly honest, I do […]

Sincerial Launched

Since we launched Sincerial with one connected online store, on Thursday, I feel it’s time to go through the system and the choices we made on our way to launch. Hosting The obvious and easy choice was Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). A hosting service such as EC2 allows a lot […]

CouchDB on Amazon EC2 CentOS server with Sprinkle

Read the Getting Started part of Till Klamp├Ąckel’s CouchDB on Ubuntu on AWS blog post for some general information. I see no reason to repeat those things here. Till stresses the need for a security group opening port 80, but you should also enable ssh at port 22, otherwise it will be impossible to isntall […]

Meet the people

In the beforetime, before I started working in search engine companies, I had some direct customer relations. I didn’t think much about it back then, but I have great memories of the experiences I got from dealing with customers. I tend to be rated extrovert on personality tests, but if that’s true, I’m a conditional […]

Lifestyle design

I read Jeremy Lattimore’s blog post about lifestyle design on Startup Student the other day and it got me thinking. Sure, I have thought about the concept several times since I decided to found a company rather than taking a regular job, but reading that blog post made me more conscious about my decisions. Furthermore, […]