Jacob Kaplan-Moss

17 items tagged โ€œamazonโ€

๐Ÿ“Œ Online Backup for Mac | Arq | Haystack Software

The missing piece in my backup strategy, I think. #

๐Ÿ“Œ EC2 and Ubuntu - Alestic.com

More Ubuntu AMIs, with more options than the official AMIs. #

๐Ÿ“Œ EC2StartersGuide - Community Ubuntu Documentation

Official Ubuntu (8.04 and 9.10) AMIs. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Time Warp

Interesting idea: take your Time Machine backups and sync โ€™em to Amazon S3. Iโ€™ve been essentially doing the same thing by hand, but this looks much slicker. Worth a try, I think. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Cheap, Easy Audio Transcription with Mechanical Turk - Waxy.org

Use MT to get audio transcribed at 1/10th of the usual cost. Iโ€™m going to give this a shot with the video of my PyCon tutorial, with an eye towards getting all of the PyCon 2009 video transcribed. Wish me luck! #

๐Ÿ“Œ Amazon Web Services Blog: 100% on Amazon Web Services: Soocial.com

A look at one appโ€™s AWS architecture. Nginx, HAProxy, Rails, pgpool II, PostgreSQL, and RabbitMQ. I didnโ€™t realize that pgpool II did sharding at the balancer layer; that makes this kind of set up much easier. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Amazon Web Services Blog: Big Day for Amazon EC2 #
๐Ÿ“Œ AWS Service Health Dashboard - Amazon S3 Availability Event: July 20, 2008

Amazonโ€™s explanation of the 7/20 downtime. This is *exactly* the detailed, informative, forward-looking postmortem that every SaaS provider ought to be issuing; bravo to Amazon. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Amazon.com: Balla Powder: Scented Scrotum Talc for Men - 3.5oz: Beauty

Guaranteed to prevent the dreaded โ€œbat wingโ€ syndrome! #

๐Ÿ“Œ Amazon Web Services Developer Connection : Feature Guide: Amazon EC2 Elastic IP Addresses

Elastic IP addresses are static IP addresses designed for dynamic cloud computing. An Elastic IP address is associated with your account, not a particular instance..." This is really big deal; itโ€™ll make hosting sites solely on AWS much easier. #

๐Ÿ“Œ inside looking out ยป What You Need To Know About Amazon SimpleDB

SimpleDB is out. And itโ€™s built on top of Erlang. Awesome. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Amazon.com: Django Goes To School: Books: Ageleke Zapis

Looks like someone beat our Django book to press. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Amazon.com Startup Project / Startup Challenge

Looks like Amazonโ€™s trying out the YC model. Interesting, if a bit limited in scope. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Amazon Web Services Developer Connection : Monster Muck Mashup - Mass Video Conversion Using AWS

Holy freaking crap this is cool. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Amazon.com Amazon Web Services Store: Amazon EC2 / Amazon Web Services

Holy. Crap. EC2 does for hosting what S3 does for storage. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Abusing Amazon images

Reverse engineering Amazon image urls #

๐Ÿ“Œ A9.com > OpenSearch

Well now... Iโ€™ve got to take a look at this. #