Parker Portlock

Parker Portlock

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Aug 27, 2019

Designing Scalable VPCs in AWS (Part 2)

In Part 1, we laid out the basic framework for our new VPC infrastructure design. Now, we need to setup internet connectivity for our instances. There are two popular ways instances can get

Aug 22, 2019

Designing Scalable VPCs in AWS (Part 1)

It seems like no one has a "perfect" AWS design solution, which is understandable. Every company has different requirements for their own environments. Application stacks are built one way when a team decides

Jul 17, 2019

Upgrade Terraform to 0.12

So, this is really easy to do. Of course, the level of success you will have using the provided upgrade tool will ultimately depend on the complexity of your code. The official upgrade

May 19, 2019

Cars & Coffee Austin, May 2019

Cars & Coffee Austin, May 2019

Here are some cool shots from the Cars & Coffee event hosted at Circuit of the Americas An excellent example of a Chrysler Conquest A track-focused Civic Si NSX, old and new A

May 7, 2019

NISMO Fiesta 2019

NISMO Fiesta 2019

With the weather cooperating, Sunday was the perfect day to show off the many cars that are a part of the Nissan family. Below are some of my favorites: The already legendary Clubsport

Sep 24, 2018

Bulk Object Creation (ASA/FortiOS)

Sometimes, I receive a request to make rules for multiple hosts/networks in an environment. The longest part of the task is entering the data into the firewall. These two scripts, quickObject.py

Sep 21, 2018

Create Tunnels Faster

Creating a policy based tunnel is easy, but it is easy to forget key elements of the configuration. To make things more efficient, I made "ipsec.py" which creates a policy