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Where Sysadmin meets Web: LAMP, AWS, wp-cli and drush

Topic: Where Sysadmin meets Web: LAMP, AWS, wp-cli and drush
Speaker: Ben Bakelaar
Date: Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
Time: 7:00pm (social), 7:30pm (discussion)

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Pizza sponsor this month is Edgestream Partners, L.P

Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, 08648-4132

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In this presentation I will walk step-by-step through how to quickly set up a LAMP server on AWS and use command-line tools to install single- and multi-site instances of the WordPress and Drupal content management systems (CMS). I’ll also review the newly evolving generation of options for running LAMP within microservices and containers.

Bio for me:

Ben Bakelaar has worked in the field of information technology since 2001, primarily in the arena of higher education. He has done just about every role there is over the past 15 years, from help desk support to business analyst to application developer to IT manager, and is currently the Sr. Systems Administrator and Web Developer at the Rutgers University School of Communication and Information.


“LOPSA-NJ is an organization for system administrators in New Jersey formed to facilitate information exchange pertaining to the field of system administration. LOPSA-NJ is not affiliated with a particular hardware or software vendor or company. Everyone is invited!