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AWS in Plain English

I finally got round to trying some AWS basics:

  • Route 53 for DNS of
  • S3 for static web hosting
  • CloudFront in front of S3 for HTTP/2 and CDN
  • SSL certificate via ACM

Hate the UI but it was reassuringly easy. Next to try: Lambda and API Gateway.

You know it’s bad for your football club when you’re getting trolled by Amazon’s marketing team…

Alexa, when was the last time Arsenal won the Premier League?

Multi-room music from Amazon Echo now enabled. Handy. I’ve got two Echoes and now considering adding a Dot.

Previous series of The Walking Dead disappeared from Sky Box Sets today. Found them on Amazon Prime video instead. Bad form, @SkyHelpTeam.

The Open Guide to Amazon Web Services


Amazon Web Services™ are available in several regions. Click the button below to estimate the latency from your browser to each AWS™ region.

Camel Camel Camel

Amazon price tracker, history charts and price drop alerts

AWS Elastic Beanstalk for Ruby 2

AWS Elastic Beanstalk for Docker

You can now have Elastic Beanstalk provision, monitor and load balance Docker images.

Bitnami AMIs for Ruby

AWS SDK for Node.js


Python interface to Amazon Web Services

Delivering email with Amazon SES in a Rails 3 app

socialmod - social media moderation

Service to moderate user supplied text or photos from a community or social media site. Uses Mechanical Turk.

Bulletproof Server Backups with Amazon S3

Cheap, Easy Audio Transcription with Mechanical Turk

Describes how Amazon’s MT can be used for small, laborious tasks. May be useful for profile/photo moderations

S3Hub: S3 Client for Mac OS X

Amazon EC2 image of BlueDragon/CentOS5/Jetty

Free way of hosting a ColdFusion application using the newly open sourced BlueDragon engine

Getting Started with Amazon EC2