What is Elastic File System? Amazon’s EFS service provides file storage in the cloud. You are probably wondering why Amazon would have two services for file storage. Isn’t S3 the same thing? S3 is about storing and retrieving fairly static files; documents, images, video, and even static HTML. S3 is very efficient for distributing the Read more about AWS Explained: What is EFS?[…]
It’s 9:00 do you know where your code is?
If you write code, it can keep you up at night worrying about how it’s performing, where the next bug is coming from, and who’s plotting to maliciously hacking it. And that’s just in production. Before it even gets to that point you have to be concerned with regression errors, consistency among team members, branching, merging, and on and on. So how do you ever get to the point where you’re comfortable and can sleep easy?
Web servers, application servers, file servers, and more! These are the types of infrastructure that EC2 offers. If you currently have a physical server it can be made virtual and housed in Amazon’s cloud via EC2. If you are looking for an off the shelf solutions Amazon offers plenty of those via EC2 as well. Read more about AWS Explained: What is EC2?[…]
If you’ve so much as dipped your toe into the ocean of AWS you’ve run into the term IAM. That may be as far as your explorations have take you but you’ve at least heard of it. So what is it and why is it so fundamental to Amazon Web Services? IAM is short for Read more about AWS Explained: What is IAM?[…]
Once you’ve mastered an understanding of Triggers vs. Actions in Zapier automation you’re well on your way to making the most out of this service. The distinction is basically that Triggers start Zaps and Actions are what Zaps do. But there is more to it than that. Triggers range in sophistication depending on the web Read more about Zapier Triggers vs Actions Explained[…]
Aurora is Amazon’s AWS relational database that offers compatibility with MySQL. Amazon offers Aurora on its RDS platform and boasts that benchmarks show it capable of speeds of up to five times faster than standard MySQL. In this article I am offering a brief comparison of Aurora to MySQL side by side. Take a look at the features and benefits and you can decide for yourself which option is the right one for you.
In 2013 I read what was, and still is, in my opinion the most insightful process management book around. The Goal by Eli Goldratt is a business book in novel format. It follows the ups and downs of an embattled plant manager Alex Rogo, as he tries to save his plant from the corporate chopping block. […]