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RightAWS 1.9.0 released

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

RightAWS 1.9.0  Ruby interface for all AWS cloud services.  It now includes support for the EC2 windows features as well for CloudFront. Plus a number of bug fixes as well as enhancements. Download from

Hosting elastic applications in the Cloud using Scalr

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Hosting elastic applications in the Cloud using Scalr .

What Color is Your Cloud?

Monday, November 17th, 2008

I’ll admit I have hated CA for as long as I can remember. At the first startup I ever worked at we used to have Mary Kay cosmetic like sessions with “Kill CA” painted in Pink blood all over our faces (not really, but close). Although, I have never worked for Tivoli directly, I have [...]


Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Drop 1 For the rest of the year I am working for the man… Hence, I have a 1 hour commute every morning. I am going to try and make good use of my time by recording short Cloud briefings each morning reviewing any relevant cloud news in the cloud-o-Sphere. This is my first drop. [...]

EC2 on Windows

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

I couldn’t sleep last night so I started playing with the new Windows AMI’s on Amazon’s AWS. Here is a short and sweet howto: First I updated my Elasticfox plugin to 1.6.000075 Then I brought up Elasticfox and did an AMI search for “windows”. I noticed there were a few public AMI’s out there so [...]

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