About me

I am an electronic engineer and IT Professional with extensive experience in database and web development for the profit and not-for-profit sector. I like to see myself as a determined and persistent problem solver with highly effective learning and communication skills, that favours simplicity over complexity. I am experienced in PHP/MySql backend development (PHP frameworks, Drupal, Wordpress), LAMP (Linux-Apache-MySql-PHP) setup and optimisation, AWS cloud infrastructure management, Linux system administration, web operations, e-commerce integration, database design & modelling.

Featured projects

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A flexible clinical database platform used for the Thalassemia project by Cure2Children Foundation

My notes and tutorials

Website performance notes

What is web page speed? Should we care? Does this metric have a significant business value? Do we really care about performance?

Linux for LAMP developers

An introduction to Linux concept for PHP developers.

LAMP server administration: a Wordpress setup tutorial

A brief tutorial about Linux shell remote server administration and monitoring of a sandbox Wordpress site on Amazon EC2.

Featured posts

AmiBackup: Python script to backup AWS EC2 instances

Python script to backup AWS EC2 instances

Website performance notes

What is web page speed? Should we care? Does this metric have a significant business value? Do we really care about performance?

Benchmarking Wordpress on EC2

Can 'Auntie Anne's Knitting' website run on EC2?

Is the Linux Shell ready for the dustbin?

Pros and cons of the Linux shell, plus a rant against the dominant visual culture we live in.