# JIRA on EC2 Micro instance with Ubuntu and Postgres

### This is the most complete set of steps I've found

Peter Jenkins

Manhattan mobile software engineer.

November 01, 2013

Here are some steps that I followed in order to get JIRA up and running on my free-tier EC2 Micro instance. With a $10 JIRA starter license, you can have a really nice issue tracker for minimal costs. The$10 goes to charity.

Also you can try it out for 30 days for free, and Atlassian will extend the trial up to 90 days.

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# Introducing ISOLogger

### Hear yourself think.

Peter Jenkins

Manhattan mobile software engineer.

October 18, 2013

Image credit: loufi

## The Problem

Logging has always bugged me. It's the main way to see what's going on with your code.

You can't add breakpoints everywhere and go around inspecting state--you'll never get anything done. Logging allows you to see what's going on in your program while still . . .