Category Archives: Amazon Web Service

Amazon Web Services Event 26 May 08, IIT Madras 5:30pm

If you need to travel, do you buy a ticket for a plane/train ride or do you start building the rail road/airline infrastructure? But when it comes to computing infrastructure, until recently there were no ‘buy the ticket’ kind of … Continue reading

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Featuring Proto.in via SecondLife: As if Being There!

What does the old cliché, Location! Location! Location! translate into in an increasingly flat world? When there is problem of plenty( not exactly abundance) what is the single thing that makes or breaks? Is it not Serendipity? As I’d like … Continue reading

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Take Over The Sky – Slowly

Amazon and Jeff Bezos are all set to take over the world – in their typical way – Slowly. With the announcement of AWS DevPay today closely following SimpleDB announcement last week, the game is getting interesting by the hour. … Continue reading

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Amazon Web Services Chennai Meetup: I love this community!

The much awaited Chennai AWS Enthusiasts, Startup founders and wannabe meetup was a total success. The response was overwhelming. There were more than fifty( 56 on last count) registrants at the event’s wiki. Nearly sixty people attended the event. Jinesh … Continue reading

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Milemeter got my vote in AWS Challenge

Today I voted for Amazon Web Services StartUp challenge. I voted for MileMeter – an auto insurance company that offers insurance by the mile. It seems they have sixty ‘patent pendings’ on the concept and processes. They are going to … Continue reading

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AWS Chennai: Amazon Web Services Meetup 13 Dec 07 – RailsFactory – Jaffarkhanpet

Do you build thermal power station to electrify your microwave oven? No? Similarly why do you have to worry about building server farms and data centers to run your sprawling Web Application? Yes, Utility computing makes everything needed to to … Continue reading

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Amazon Kindle: Fake Jeff Bezos Anyone?

After giving Google, Yahoo, Microsoft(GYM) run for their money through Amazon Web Services, Jeff Bezos is now angling to disrupt Apple’s cart! Amazon Kindle( via C|net) is the new iTunes+iPod+iPhone for books sans PC, Phone, or back lit display. Interestingly, … Continue reading

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AWS Chat:Edmund Earp(Lars Kotthoff) presenting S3 based backup in RL, SL event

Edmund Earp(Lars Kotthoff) presenting S3 based backup at Amazon Dev Island, SecondLife Originally uploaded by labsji Lars Kotthoff giving a presentation on a Ruby script he has developed for backup using Amazon S3 . The presentation in English was presented … Continue reading

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AWS EC2 as Restaurant, Avatar Voodo with Mturk, Tree Teleportation

Amazon is indeed an extreme retailer, and retailers want their inventories to move. Amazon Web Services is just this concept applied to one of their ‘Inventory’ viz., their Infrastructure! Well, for some, this is bit over the head to appreciate. … Continue reading

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SAP Global Survey: Push vs Pull Machinima

I’ve been consulting for Universal Print System for almost a decade now. Seeing a lot of similarity in pre-press backend activity and social media activities, I asked them to get into social media. I signed them up for the social … Continue reading

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