--Originally published at A blog by Pablo Muñoz
It’s time to start blogging. The thought of starting my own blog has crossed my mind in more than one occasion. However, I always put it off due to being indecisive about what technologies to use, what it should contain and how it should look.
As of right now (late 2017) I’m about a year and half from obtaining my second bachelor’s degree. The first time around I graduated as a “licenciado” in administrative finance. Now I’m looking forward to graduate as a computer systems engineer. I’ve studied for both degrees at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, campus Guadalajara. Why I chose to get a second degree, and in some ways, start my life anew will be the matter of another blogpost.
As a student of the (in)famous Ken Bauer, I am tasked with starting a blog in which to make regular posts that detail what I’m learning about IT security in class. Since the collection of posts will count towards my grade, I was put into action to stop procrastinating and start my blog right now. I expect that this exercise in writing will serve to better my communication skills, ability to form thoughts, and perhaps be helpful or at least interesting to a few of you out there.
After struggling to get a blogging platform going in python’s Flask, I decided to use wordpress. The whole set of technologies that power this blog are:
- MySQL Database (hosted on aws)
- EC2 AWS instance as the server
- Docker for ease of development and deployment
I shall make another tutorial style post about how I got this site running, and what I learned during the process.
I hope that blogging will become a habit of mine. Expect posts not only about my security class, but about a whole range of subjects from programming, startups, Continue reading "Hello world!"