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Picture this: You’re in your swivel chair, feet propped up on your standing desk because you are a glorious acrobat, and you’re looking over your company’s Amazon EC2 fleet utilization report. You’re captivated by the custom colorful dashboard, carefully tuned to a 1st-grade reading level. You see the overall number in its soft, non-threatening font, […]
How much would AWS cost for Amazon Prime Day? Here’s Corey Quinn’s best guess at the company’s AWS bill for the two-day shopping event.
In a rare price hike, AWS will be charging for IPv4 addresses. The change brings them in line with other cloud providers and encourages good internet hygiene.
AWS GovCloud is a service that you likely shouldn’t use for your workload over the standard commercial AWS regions. But don’t take my word for it — take AWS’s.
For a flagship AWS region based in Northern California, us-west-1 gets way less use than you’d expect. Here’s my best guess as to why.
Chief Cloud Economist Corey Quinn answers the Federal Trade Commission’s Request for Information about the business practices of cloud computing providers.
I originally had a throwaway joke on Twitter that became an article: 17 Ways to Run Containers on AWS. That was all well and good, and because I don’t know when to leave well enough alone, a few months later I wrote 17 More Ways to Run Containers on AWS. And now, since I don’t know when to leave well enough alone and stop beating the greasy smear on the sidewalk where the horse used to be, I want to introduce the third article in this series.
“Serverless” has become a catch-all term that’s been watered down enthusiastically, particularly by AWS offerings that look an awful lot like “serverfull” products to most of its customers, so let me clarify what I mean here.
People sometimes ask me why I’m so hard on AWS. Honestly, it’s because I love what AWS does and want to see it succeed! There’s quite a lot the business does well, so this week, I’d like to tell you my nine favorite things about AWS. If you work there, please don’t think that your […]
Amazon EC2 instances are the lifeblood for most AWS customers, but they’re treated as passé internet infrastructure. Let’s talk about them.
LocalStack 2.0 emulates AWS APIs and their responses for local development. In some cases, the benefits outweigh the silliness of mocking cloud services locally.
AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr obviously needs no introduction to anyone even tangentially aware of what AWS is–but did you know that he’s also a philosopher? I recently got to chatting with him about The Future®, and he said something that caught me completely off guard: I sometimes think about the fact that Amazon S3 […]