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AWS EC2 Instance Types Explained
"AWS offers different types of EC2 instances aimed at helping you address varying compute requirements. What are the different AWS EC2 instance types?"
aws  infrastructure  cloud  computing  amazon 
21 days ago by garrettc
Dirty dealing in the $175 billion Amazon Marketplace
"Stolen identities, ominous threats, intricately coordinated hijackings, and the people who are just trying to understand the rules of a lawless land. This isn’t the Wild West. It’s Amazon’s Seller Marketplace, where customers buy things like tents and novelty socks and other tchotchkes."
amazon  business  marketplace  ecommerce 
january 2019 by garrettc
Reconsidering the Hardware Kindle Interface – Craig Mod – Medium
"A few simple suggestions to make the hardware Kindle less complicated, a little more intuitive"
userexperience  design  kindle  amazon  device 
april 2018 by garrettc
AWS CloudMapper
CloudMapper creates network diagrams of AWS environments
aws  amazon  devops  sysadmin  network  mapping 
february 2018 by garrettc
Scientists reviewing everyday items for extraordinary uses.
science  funny  shopping  amazon  review 
february 2018 by garrettc
The Kindle wink
If you own one of Amazon’s e-readers, there’s a good chance you’ve accessed the “Manage Your Kindle” page at some point. Do you notice anything strange about that URL?
amazon  books  culture  kindle  sciencefiction 
november 2017 by garrettc
Sayspring - Prototyping Software for Voice Interfaces
Create interactive prototypes for voice applications quickly and easily using Amazon Alexa and Google Home. No coding required. Get started today.
amazon  audio  prototyping  alexa  voice  voiceui  chat  chatui 
september 2017 by garrettc
This is the Jeff Bezos playbook for preventing Amazon’s demise
"Once a year, in his letter to Amazon shareholders, Jeff Bezos gives us all a glimpse into his business world view and management philosophy. This year’s version did not disappoint.

In it, Bezos explains how he thinks about preventing Amazon from slipping into “stasis,” “irrelevance” or “painful decline ... followed by death.” "
amazon  business  management 
april 2017 by garrettc
Stagnant and dull, can digital books ever replace print? – Craig Mod | Aeon Essays
From 2009 to 2013, every book I read, I read on a screen. And then I stopped. You could call my four years of devout screen‑reading an experiment. I felt a duty…
reading  ebooks  books  kindle  amazon 
march 2016 by garrettc
AWS in Plain English
Mapping all those nonsense names to plain english.
amazon  aws  saas  service  hosting  guide  reference 
september 2015 by garrettc
Architecting a scalable Drupal build system with AWS ECS
PreviousNext and our Continuous Integration (build system) have been on a journey for the past 3 years. We are now onto our 3rd generation and would like to share with you some of the concepts and technologies behind it.
drupal  devops  sysadmin  amazon  aws  docker  scalability  scaling 
june 2015 by garrettc
Raw thoughts on Amazon Dash
Matt Webb's quick thoughts on Amazon Dash
amazon  st4i  internetofthings 
april 2015 by garrettc
Bees With Machine Guns
Distributed load testing using EC2.
testing  ec2  amazon  python  loadtesting 
january 2015 by garrettc
How PAPER Magazine’s web engineers scaled Kim Kardashian’s back-end (SFW)
PAPER Magazine “broke the Internet” when it put a naked Kim Kardashian on the web. This is how their web team made it happen.
amazon  development  scaling  worldwideweb  devops  caching  varnish  gluster  tornado 
january 2015 by garrettc
AWS Tips I Wish I'd Known Before I Started - W(e)blinks
A collection of random tips for Amazon Web Services (AWS) that I wish I'd been told a few years ago, based on what I've learned by building and deploying various applications on AWS.
amazon  aws  devops  deployment  hosting  sysadmin 
january 2015 by garrettc
Amazon Glacier
Low-cost storage service that is optimised for data that is infrequently accessed and where retrieval times aren't critical.
backup  archive  amazon  wdcs  storage  aws 
august 2012 by garrettc
The Magic Behind Amazon's 2.7 Billion Dollar Question
The origin and utility of the "Was this review helpful to you" question on Amazon reviews.
amazon  usability  webdesign  interface  ecommerce  rating  usertesting 
march 2009 by garrettc
EC2 for Poets
Dave Winer makes cloud computing less mysterious by helping people through the process of setting up a server on Amazon EC2
reference  tutorial  howto  webservices  server  cloudcomputing  ec2  amazon 
march 2009 by garrettc

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