Here’s how 👇
On Tuesday August 24th I posted a link to my Running underground CAT6 to detached garage post on the r/homelab subreddit. The Reddit post got lots of upvotes and comments — and started climbing on the r/homelab front page.
This generated a spike of traffic like I have never gotten before. In this post I’m going through some numbers; like performance, traffic and cost.
This blog is built with Hugo — an open-source static site generator. Static websites require no server side processing, which makes them easier to host and opens up new hosting possibilities.
Here is the why and the how.
I recently (finally) finished moving all articles from my old wiki — to this blog. Once that was done I needed to forward all URLs to their new location.
My site is hosted with AWS CloudFront, so I made a simple redirect function and deployed it to AWS Lambda@Edge.