When "Quick'n'Dirty" Becomes Permanent

The StartYou're assigned a backend project to kick-off and setup, great! You know the requirements and goals, so you set off to build the structure and prototype "quick and dirty" code as a proof-of-concept implementation.Before you know it... you've got the ball rolling on the project and making good…

Opinion: When to use a VPS vs PaaS

Introduction What is a VPS? A VPS is a Virtual Private Server. A server running on more powerful hardware than standard "shared hosting" plans (usually). Every "account" has its own physical space on the server in virtual compartments with super-level access. Software is setup independently in…