NPR posts a news app HOWTO, along with code

NPR.org: “How to build a news app that never goes down and costs you practically nothing”.

Python (Flask, Fabric, Jinja) and Amazon EC2. A nice walk through with code for contribution and reuse.

IBM’s developerWorks on tuning LAMP

Sean A. Walberg’s series on IBM developerWorks is a great primer:

Tuning LAMP systems, Part 1: Understanding the LAMP architecture

Tuning LAMP systems, Part 2: Optimizing Apache and PHP

Tuning LAMP systems, Part 3: Tuning your MySQL server