My work

Take a look at some of my previous work.

Dropbox to AWS S3 Glacier Deep Archive – how I reduced my online backup costs by over 90%

Published on Sunday, June 27 2021

I got a bit tired of paying £9.99 a month for Dropbox, so I explored cheaper options and after figuring out the inner workings, AWS S3 Glacier Deep Archive is the solution. I’ve been meaning to write this up for a wee while now. I originally implemented this process back in mid-2019 and it’s been […]

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AWS RDS disaster recovery

Published on Monday, April 19 2021

In mid-April, I found myself up late on a Saturday night working away on enhancements to my WP Practice system, when I accidentally nuked one of my development environments. Fun ensued. I was building an enhancement to the “Delete account” functionality offered to patients (part of GDPR features). I built the original functionality quickly and […]

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Assisting COVID-19 research with UNCOVER

Published on Friday, May 15 2020

As part of my work at The University of Edinburgh, I was asked to quickly design, develop, and deploy a single page web application to display a list of pending research papers related to COVID-19.

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Hello, world!

Published on Friday, February 1 2019

I have finally got round to launching my own personal / professional website. One of my 2020 plans is to do a lot more blogging, this is the first step to enabling that.

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