Thursday, July 29, 2021

Re-Education Action Plan – The Lessons

In my last post, I wrote about my next life phase, which is mainly a return to my former self – software developer.  In...

AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)

S3 is object-based flat file unlimited storage. It's unlimited, but that doesn't mean we should throw files up there without thinking -- storage still costs money. It's not block-based, so it's not meant for storing operating systems or live databases. But any type of file can be stored (including database file backups), and each can be from 0 bytes up to 5 TB. General knowledge about S3 is one of the key categories in the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

Running a Code Camp – Preparation (2009 Update)

This post is dedicated to my father, who passed away on 12/5/2009. He was a wonderful father and husband. He made friends with everyone...

AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

One of the first things we'll do after creating an AWS account is add users and groups via the IAM console. We will initially do this as the "root" account user. But be careful -- root accounts are not restricted in any way. Therefore, I strongly recommend following the Security Status checklist FIRST when visiting the IAM console.

Fairfield / Westchester Code Camp 4 – Call For Speakers!

The call for speakers for the 4th Annual Fairfield / Westchester Code Camp (Saturday, November 6, 2010) is now open until Friday, October 8. ...