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Amazon Adds High-CPU Instances

Friday, May 30th, 2008

Amazon EC2 Instance Types High-CPU Instances Instances of this family have proportionally more CPU resources than memory (RAM) and are well suited for compute-intensive applications. 1.7 GB of memory 5 EC2 Compute Units (2 virtual cores with 2.5 EC2 Compute Units each) 350 GB of instance storage 32-bit platform I/O Performance: Moderate Price: $0.20 per [...]

I’m Telling You … About this guy…

Friday, May 30th, 2008

Twitter: Don’t blame Ruby, blame Scoble Good article about Twitter, Ruby and the new kind of startup issues a company can have.

Off Topic – Thoughts on ITM 6.2 FP1

Friday, May 30th, 2008

I am just completing an ITM 6.2 workshop today in Germany and we decided to use FP1 for the class exercises. I love doing this kind of training because I can get the students to try out a lot of the new features that I don’t have time to get to. Here are some initial [...]

No Country for Old IT Guys – End of a long trip …

Friday, May 30th, 2008

More No Country Pictures

Where’s Whurley

Friday, May 30th, 2008

It’s been almost a year since we have been able to catch up with old Mary McFly… So to my surprise here I am in Stuttgart Germany and I find out that he has traded in his skateboard for a microphone. Yep folks, I found him, he is now a lead vocalist in a German [...]

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