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    AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region Now Open to All, with Three AZs and More Services

    AWS has had a presence in Japan for a long time! We opened the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region in March 2011, added a third Availability Zone (AZ) in 2012, and a fourth in 2018. Since that launch, customers in Japan and around the world have used the region to host an incredibly wide variety of […] [Read More]

    AWS DeepRacer League’s 2021 Season Launches With New Open and Pro Divisions

    As a developer, I have been hearing a lot of stories lately about how companies have solved their business problems using machine learning (ML), so one of my goals for 2021 is to learn more about it. For the last few years I have been using artificial intelligence (AI) services such as, Amazon Rekognition, Amazon […] [Read More]

    Amplify Flutter is Now Generally Available: Build Beautiful Cross-Platform Apps

    AWS Amplify is a set of tools and services for building secure, scalable mobile and web applications. Currently, Amplify supports iOS, Android, and JavaScript (web and React Native) and is the quickest and easiest way to build applications powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Flutter is Google’s UI toolkit for building natively compiled mobile, web, […] [Read More]

    New – Amazon Elastic Block Store Local Snapshots on AWS Outposts

    Today I am happy to announce that AWS Outposts customers can now make local snapshots of their Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes, making it easy to meet data residency and local backup requirements. AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that extends AWS infrastructure, services, APIs, and tools to virtually any datacenter, co-location space, […] [Read More]

    AWS PrivateLink for Amazon S3 is Now Generally Available

    At AWS re:Invent, we pre-announced that AWS PrivateLink for Amazon S3 was coming soon, and soon has arrived — this new feature is now generally available. AWS PrivateLink provides private connectivity between Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and on-premises resources using private IPs from your virtual network. Way back in 2015, S3 was the first […] [Read More]

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How to remove a website from Google? And how long does it take?

When you have a private website that should not be in Google’ search results: you probably need to remove it from the index. There are two methods to remove a website: Method #1: add “noindex” on each page and wait for Google to crawl the website back! With this method: it takes 2 to 6… read more »

CloudFlare® outage: solutions and alternatives

Too big to fail does not apply in the world of servers. Regardless of your provider you need to have redundancy to achieve 100% uptime. It is all about avoiding the single point of failure. CloudFlare® down?! It’s impossible! The outage has been a reality for many during half an hour. If you run an… read more »

How to save more than US$600 per month by NOT using AWS® Transfer Family?

AWS® Transfer Family is the new service from Amazon AWS® to access S3® via FTP, FTPS and SFTP. Unfortunately the cost per month for the 3 protocols is over US$600 per month… Plus: additional upload and download costs arenot included! Do not use AWS Transfer Family! Says Quantum Hosting® There are many gateways alternative starting… read more »

The unlimited disk space web hosting scam is still alive and running

There are still a lot of webhosting providers out there offering unlimited disk space… But disk space is very costly and there is an underlying media that stores it. It simple to understand that the disk space costs are proprotional to its amount: The more disk space you use, the higher your costs are. Logic… read more »

Happy New Year 2020, and Good Bye Google!

For the start of this decade: it has been decided to remove all of our Google Cloud offers. There is a lot to say, so let’s start! Google Cloud is not user-centric: their Abuse department just deletes data of customers without prior notice (Google Team/Shared Drives). The goal of Google’s Abuse department is precisely to… read more »

VPS horror stories

Story A: Customer thinks he has found an unmetered or unlimited bandwidth VPS offer, however within less than a month: the bad VPS provider closes his account and deletes his data…for “bandwidth abuse”. Story B: Black Friday is great, with many sales everywhere. Customer signs-up and notices that the performance of the VPS are very… read more »

You are going to lose your data one day or another!

It gets easier and easier to create and keep data, but it is always easy to lose data. In fact: some historians believe that this current digital age will make it more difficult to conduct research and find documents because destruction or data loss is so widespread. When you use a traditional hosting company (not… read more »

How to search within the list of already registered domains?

If you are monitoring your trademark or if you want to know which domains are using the word “quantum”: Google is useless. There are a couple of tools for this: With DNSlytics you can search up to a 15 characters word With DNpedia you have access to the full list without limitation By the end… read more »

Happy Birthday!

We are one year old! Happy Birthday! And thank you to all of our customers for this past year of business.

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