Hi, I’m Alex, welcome to my little corner of the web! You can find a bit more about me here.

Terraform vs CDK

A brief comparison

<span title='2021-10-12 00:00:00 +0000 UTC'>October 12, 2021</span>

A reason to use a subdomain

A quick lesson I learnt on using subdomains

<span title='2021-09-03 00:00:00 +0000 UTC'>September 3, 2021</span>

S3-SSE: An empirical performance analysis

AWS S3 supports encryption - but what is the performance cost?

<span title='2021-04-27 00:00:00 +0000 UTC'>April 27, 2021</span>

Accessing Bitwarden via Vault

I wrote a backend for Hashicorp Vault to enable it to retrieve secrets from Bitwarden. This is a little breakdown of the why, what, and how.

<span title='2021-03-15 00:00:00 +0000 UTC'>March 15, 2021</span>

Bitcoin - How does it work?

My attempt at a layman’s explanation of how Bitcoin works, avoiding any descriptions of hashing, public-key encryption, and protocol nitty-gritty.

<span title='2020-11-07 12:38:13 +1200 +1200'>November 7, 2020</span>