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    In the Works – AWS Region in Tel Aviv, Israel

    We launched three AWS Regions (Italy, South Africa, and Japan) in the last 12 months, and are working on regions in Australia, Indonesia, Spain, India, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates. Tel Aviv, Israel in the Works Today I am happy to announce that the AWS Israel (Tel Aviv) Region is in the works and […] [Read More]

    Amazon SageMaker Named as the Outright Leader in Enterprise MLOps Platforms

    Over the last few years, Machine Learning (ML) has proven its worth in helping organizations increase efficiency and foster innovation. As ML matures, the focus naturally shifts from experimentation to production. ML processes need to be streamlined, standardized, and automated to build, train, deploy, and manage models in a consistent and reliable way. Perennial IT […] [Read More]

    File Access Auditing Is Now Available for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

    Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides fully managed file storage that is accessible over the industry-standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. It is built on Windows Server and offers a rich set of enterprise storage capabilities with the scalability, reliability, and low cost that you have come to expect from AWS. In addition to […] [Read More]

    Now Open Third Availability Zone in the AWS China (Beijing) Region

    I made my first trip to China in late 2008. I was able to speak to developers and entrepreneurs and to get a sense of the then-nascent market for cloud computing. With over 900 million Internet users as of 2020 (according to a recent report from China Internet Network Information Center), China now has the […] [Read More]

    Introducing the newest AWS Heroes – June, 2021

    We at AWS continue to be impressed by the passion AWS enthusiasts have for knowledge sharing and supporting peer-to-peer learning in tech communities. A select few of the most influential and active community leaders in the world, who truly go above and beyond to create content and help others build better & faster on AWS, […] [Read More]

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How to reduce your AWS bill by 20% instantly

AWS announced back in December 2020 that they have a new SSD type of drive for EBS (Elastic Block Storage) called: gp3. You can cut your EBS bill by 20% if you are currently using the gp2 type. The magnetic type still remains the cheapest. Transition is easy and without any downtime. If you have… read more »

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 »

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