DF Studio Dive: Permissions — An Introduction

Here at DigitalFusion, we deal with a lot of digital assets. Namely because our customers deal with a lot of digital assets, sometimes to the tune of TBs just for one single project. Our job, through our software, DF Studio, is to help them upload, manage, and sort...

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We’re hiring!

(Actually, we’re always looking for the right person to join our team) But small teams are especially hard to populate. When trying to find our next team member, the most important decision isn’t if someone has the perfect skills for the job, has all the right...

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Kotlin reaches 1.0

The Kotlin programming language has finally reached 1.0 (see http://blog.jetbrains.com). If you haven’t already heard of it, Kotlin is a “Statically typed programming language for the JVM, Android and the browser” that’s “100% interoperable with Java” The DF Studio...

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Backing up multiple directories to S3 with Duplicity

We recently setup a new dev server and configured it backup to S3 using Duplicity using kappataumu’s helpful article Cloud backups with Duplicity and Amazon S3. In our case we wanted to backup a handful of specific directories on a regular basis (the rest of the...

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How We Used Chef Solo to Automate Building Our Server AMI

DF Studio began using Amazon Web Services in 2011. At that time, 64-bit wasn’t well-supported. 64-bit AMI’s couldn’t be used with m1.small and c1.medium instances. We chose to use Ubuntu (Oneric, 32 bit). In the spring of the following year, 2012,...

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