Thursday, May 26, 2022

AWS Pricing and Billing (Part 3)

In my last article, we discussed S3 pricing, which was an entire topic on its own. In this part, we'll discuss other key service charges,...

Dropbox Cautionary Tale

This is my first post in a long time. You know, pandemic, elections, world falling apart distractions. Will be prepping for my next AWS...

Re-Automating

Programmers are a curious bunch. We'll spend hours or days working on a solution for ourselves that'll save us mere minutes. Part...

AWS Pricing and Billing (Part 1)

One of the critical categories of questions for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam is billing. It’s estimated to be from 12% to 20% of the exam. Every service and support plan have their own pricing models, and I’ll try to clarify all of these here. This is a large topic, so I’m going to split this over three articles. I don’t believe the exams will ask about specific prices, as these can always change. But the important thing is understanding the relative pricing, so you could be able to make intelligent cost analysis decisions.

The User Experience has Changed

Your UI is not your father's UI. Back in the late 80's, during the days of Windows 2.0, the big push was to make your...