tech press

tech press

A couple of talented friends and developers are contributing to a single page app for web, and an Android app. With these in place, we’ll finally have user friendly applications around the p2t API methods. Shortly we’ll look at promotion and marketing, and we were thus very grateful when Michael Burke of tech press reachedContinue Reading tech press

API Gateway Perf

API Gateway Perf

At the time of writing, AWS API gateway doesn’t support gzip requests, so I’ve been handling this at the lambda function itself and client side. Obviously compression makes a dramatic difference w.r.t performance, just ask the guys at Pied Piper 🙂 Another curious absence is support for multipart form data; attached a screen grab fromContinue Reading API Gateway Perf

EC2 Optimization

EC2 Optimization

We attended the AWS San Francisco Summit in April and were really impressed with the breadth and depth of the presentations. A stand out included this talk from Adam Boeglin on optimization. As we prepare to finally commercialize RESTful APIs, it’s clear a few lambda functions need a little tuning; this talk as some greatContinue Reading EC2 Optimization

DevOps with AWS

DevOps with AWS

One of the distinct advantages of devOps philosophy as implemented using AWS is the ability to rapidly kick out a new service. The new template-match API is a good example. Knowing the algorithm, I was able to quickly pull something together from the p2t C++ library, an example input image attached. The algorithm determines whereContinue Reading DevOps with AWS