For one of my recent projects I wanted to make use of the free allowance that AWS gives for SES.
One of the conditions of the SES allowance was that your calling app needs to be hosted on EC2.
I’ve not used EC2 before so I figured this would be a good way to dive into it.
Whilst I would never usually install software like composer on a production server, this was purely to test things out.
So after signing up for AWS and creating a local ubuntu server on an EC2 t2micro instance then cloning down the project I ran composer install to come across the following message:
822091776bytes is over 800mb of memory being consumed by composer.Continue reading