How and Why, I use Pelican

Posted on Sat 24 March 2018 in site • Tagged with derek

How I built this blog and why I use Pelican. When I initially began writing web applications, I thought "Hey, I'll just build my own blog with ." A few ugly, unused blogs apps later, I realized that this route was too much up front investment. As of recently I've taken it more seriously because I see the value in releasing my content. At one point I had almost broke and said "I'll just toss WordPress into a container. It's got everything I need and a low CapEx." Luckly a co-worker slapped me back to reality, forcing apon me the gravity of what I was saying. Don't get me wrong, WordPress is great. /s For my scenario, the OpEx of running WordPress is too high, and that lowers my return on investment.

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About Me

Posted on Fri 16 March 2018 in site • Tagged with derek

About Derek DeJonghe: I'm a cloud architect that has been working with cloud technology since 2013. The majority of my career has been spent consulting with companies ranging from startups to enterprise. I've done countless cloud migrations, and I'm good at it. The cloud I've focused my attention on is Amazon Web Services. My background is in programming, I switched to systems and operations early on. Cloud API's allow me to make use of both to produce real business value.

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