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Nov/17

Danny’s Amazon (UK) Seller Blacklist

Amazon only allows people to rate the product but not the seller so I thought I’d share my list of sellers who I have had a bad experience with here. I’ll aim to maintain the list and if anyone has … Continue reading

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Aug/16

Off-Site Data Backup Part 1

Overview So many things are stored digitally nowadays from messages to photos but how many of them are irreplaceable? I fear for losing my data from past experience but even more so now that I have a child. Thankfully my … Continue reading

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Oct/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 4 – Maintenance And Scale

Overview It’s been over a full three months of running of AWS IaaS and with two consecutive months remaining largely the same deployment. (I’ll get to the third month later). Cost As you can see I’m on the free tier … Continue reading

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Jul/13

“Amazon EC2 Instance scheduled for retirement”

Overview I got an Email from Amazon that one of my instances was scheduled for retirement. At first I thought it was SPAM but it was followed up by checking the AWS Console to confirm the Email. I was disappointed … Continue reading

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Jun/13

Raspberry Pi Replace Home Server

Overview With the popularity of Raspberry Pi I wanted to investigate if it was possible to replace my 24×7 Linux server running at home. Whilst one Raspberry Pi will not replace a desktop computer, it may be possible to use … Continue reading

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Apr/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 3 – Up And Running

Overview Part 2 looked at the differences of AWS/IaaS to VPS. Part 3 will be looking at the cost after a period of time. Running Report The Amazon Web Services have been running for over 3 months with February running … Continue reading

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Feb/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 2 – Setup And Install

Overview Part 1 described the reasoning and setup behind the comparison. In this post I will go through the implementation of AWS and the final comparison of IaaS Vs. VPS Setup EC2 Setting up an EC2 and RDS instance was … Continue reading

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Dec/12

IaaS Or VPS Part 1 – Analysis And Intent

Overview With the proliferation of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) does it make sense to use Virtual Private Servers (VPS) or even shared / dedicated hardware? Prices for IaaS have been decreasing with competition and VPS industry hasn’t really moved … Continue reading