Clockwork Evolution

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This is an update to the Clockwork Evolution website. I always intended for it to be a simple hands-off blog and while Wordpress is a great platform, it’s simply not conducive to the whims of a programmer; I want to be able to maintain a consistent blog, but also have the flexibility to switch frameworks or technologies quickly. Enter markdown and static page generation!

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Move to DigitalOcean

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Just moved my hosting from several years on a reseller account to DigitalOcean.  Lots of things have changed in the last few years with regards to hosting.  I did look at Amazon EC2 for a while, which is really flexible and you have a bewildering amount of options.  The ability to link separate instances for images, database and website seems ideal for building modular services, although when I started reviewing how much it was going to cost, it ended up looking like a lot of extra work setting up for the same as what I was paying for already.

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