Migrate Your Rails App from Heroku to AWS Lambda

Using The New ActiveRecord Aurora Serverless Adapter Need a More Robust Rails on Lambda Database Solution? AWS announced that RDS Proxy is Generally Available. Our Lamby guides now have detailed steps to deploy your first RDS Proxy with Rails using native MySQL connnections with our very own statically built gem for Amazon Linux 1 & 2. Are you someone with a pet Rails project running on a Free, Hobby, or Professional Heroku plan? Perhaps your company or freelance gig has...

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NationJS

This previous week I had the privilege of attending the Nation Frontrunner’s React JavaScript conference (http://nationjs.com/main). This is a ReactJS and Javascript web stack conference and one of the bigger events of this type in the Mid-Atlantic region. Custom Ink served as one of the three main sponsors to the event and were graciously given extra tickets for employees to attend and gain important knowledge in this field of technology. This year’s event was held in Washington DC at the...

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Rebase into Ops Engineering

Changing careers can be exciting and intimidating at the same time, especially when you are learning a new skill set. This is a brief introduction around my journey from Sales Representative at Custom Ink to Operations Engineer and the resources I used to transition into Ops Engineering.

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Company culture around the globe

Something that isn't always visible in a company that has offices across the globe, is the culture that lives in each office.

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Tapping into Logs

In today’s world of cloud-hosted service-oriented architectures, infrastructures are becoming increasingly complex and dynamic. Companies need a way to tell the full story of how their systems are behaving.

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What Happens When Engineers Participate in a Halloween Costume Contest

When the weather cools down, Custom Ink rings in fall with donuts, cider and... an office wide Halloween costume contest. Our Tech Platform team definitely doesn't take this opportunity for creativity and competition lightly! In the spirit of Halloween, here's a look back on some of the best group costumes our group has put together: Command Center IRL Somewhere in Never Land Where is Mario's Luigi? You... are... a... toy! 2018 group - spot the Inker! Saving the best for...

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Building a CloudFront Cookie Dashboard

Using AWS Lambda@Edge, Kinesis, & QuickSight. Every large consumer-facing #rails app I have worked on has on and off again spikes of cookie overflow issues. It is made infinitely more complex with multiple front end apps. I will be digging into this more over the next couple days.— Dan Mayer (@danmayer) August 13, 2019

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