WordPress + Vagrant + Chef = Magic

My name is Michael Bastos and I’m a Polyglot Software Engineer out of San Diego and I help run the Advanced WordPress Group (AWP) on Facebook at over 1300+ members, a Google Plus at over 70+ members and Meetup.com at over 120+ members. My day job is writing software for the military while I work on my own…

EC2 or no EC2: The great WordPress server debate

There has been some discussion recently as to whether Amazon’s EC2 infrastructure is or isn’t ideal for WordPress installations, as someone who’s spoken on the topic at multiple WordCamps including WCNYC and WCLV I feel like this is an important subject for those looking to run their own servers and are looking at all of…