Computers

Beanstalk and back to plain old EC2

I really do love AWS Elastic Beanstalk. It's the perfect technology to help auto-scale and deploy modern applications. But this power and flexibility does not come easy; the doc is pretty awful and the configuration files leave a lot to be desired. It can be great, if you're willing to work for it.

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Music

Drumfight for Dogfight!

Dogfight was my first production drumming for Street Theatre company in Nashville. The cast and band was great and we got to play on stage, high up in the rafters. The room was very live so the band had to be very conscious of volume, almost like a cocktail party gig.

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Music

Drumming on a drum for Seussical

My daughter loved this production! It's nice when she can come to one of my shows -- most of the time I'm playing venues where she is not old enough to attend or it would be too loud. Though I don't think she even noticed me -- the story and sets are wonderful and colorful.

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Music

Electroglide Showcase with David Gerald

Had a blast playing drums for David Gerald outside of Chicago at the ElectroGlide Records Artist Showcase. Papa T's is a large venue with good sound and a big stage. The audience was great and really responded to David's songs. A fun night for sure.

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