So, now we've got our fully formed ghetto CDN running, everything's caching properly, coming from the right host, etc, there's one little problem: We still have just a little bit moar faster we can add, thanks to our favourite CDN. I chose to go with Cloudfront because, so long as you stick to the scrub tier, it's free for a year and, really, I don't ever see it costing that much.
That's right, folks, you heard me: As awesome as it is to be able cram two racks of servers into a few U, sometimes virtual environments just don't cut the mustard. And sometimes, they're just not that cool.
That's right, John Cusack, after many years and many more enjoyable movies and memorable characters, your latest cinematic outing severely disappointed me. You were the king of awesome until @theguelphgirl made me watch Hot Tub Time Machine.
So it was a banner today in the old Powell/McEwan household. What started off looking like just another Monday soon took a turn for the awesome as I ended the day gaining not just one, but two new pets.
For those who haven't noticed, I've been on a little bit of an Alice (Through the Looking Glass|In Wonderland) kick recently, owning mostly to the undoubtedly mind-blowing Tim Burton enterprise looming on the horizon.