I have blogged on technology/knowledge things in the past at www.fearby.com and recently I blogged about how to develop cloud-based services (here, here, here, here and here) but this blog post assumes you have a validated “app idea” and you want to know how to develop yourself. If you do not want to develop an app yourself you may want to speak with Blue Chilli.
Pivoting may require you to setup a new web portal, app or services and in turn tweak your back end technology. Make sure you know what you need before the lure of “buzzwords” and “shiny object syndrome” take hold, newer technology and ways of doing things are not always best.
I have an active cluster of 3 MongoDB servers on AWS in Sydney ( https://cloud.mongodb.com ) and I am looking for a good GUI for managing my MongoDB databases.
This guide will help you buy a new domain and SSL certificate from NameCheap, a self-managed Ubuntu 16.04 Server from Digital Ocean and configuring it with NGINX Web server, SSL etc.
This guide will show you how to setup MySQL replication (just basic master to slave), and then how to make sure that data is encrypted in transit
Installing MongoDB onto a Digital Ocean Ubuntu 14.04 server
Caching MySQL queries in memory for xx seconds
How to setup pooled MySQL connections in Node JS that don’t disconnect