Welcome to

Shallow Brook Software

A small, independent software development business located in Des Moines, Iowa.


Our business focuses on backend automation, development, and maintenance. We embrace simple and modern solutions for each and every problem we solve.

Web Hosting

Specialized web hosting backed by reliable, cloud-based providers. Experience managing GoDaddy, SquareSpace, Wix, and WordPress websites.

DevOps and Automation

Programmatic system administration using popular open-source tools such as Ansible and Terraform. Dedication to clean and idempotent automation design.

Database Management

Updates, migrations, and backups for popular databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL. Background in data modeling, performance tuning, and query optimization.

Monitoring and Alerts

Continuous, 24/7 uptime tracking with client-visible dashboards. Real-time notifications based on degraded performance or loss of service.

Let us know how we can help!