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    re:Invent 2020 Liveblog: Andy Jassy Keynote

    I’m always ready to try something new! This year, I am going to liveblog Andy Jassy‘s AWS re:Invent keynote address, which takes place from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 1 (PST). I’ll be updating this post every couple of minutes as I watch Andy’s address from the comfort of my home office. […] [Read More]

    New –  Attribute-Based Access Control with AWS Single Sign-On

    Starting today, you can pass user attributes in the AWS session when your workforce sign-in into the cloud using AWS Single Sign-On. This gives you the centralized account access management of AWS Single Sign-On and ABAC, with the flexibility to use AWS SSO, Active Directory, or an external identity provider as your identity source. To […] [Read More]

    Introducing Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (MWAA)

    As the volume and complexity of your data processing pipelines increase, you can simplify the overall process by decomposing it into a series of smaller tasks and coordinate the execution of these tasks as part of a workflow. To do so, many developers and data engineers use Apache Airflow, a platform created by the community […] [Read More]

    New – Code Signing, a Trust and Integrity Control for AWS Lambda

    Code signing is an industry standard technique used to confirm that the code is unaltered and from a trusted publisher. Code running inside AWS Lambda functions is executed on highly hardened systems and runs in a secure manner. However, function code is susceptible to alteration as it moves through deployment pipelines that run outside AWS. […] [Read More]

    New – Multi-Factor Authentication with WebAuthn for AWS SSO

    Starting today, you can add WebAuthn as a new multi-factor authentication (MFA) to AWS Single Sign-On, in addition to currently supported one-time password (OTP) and Radius authenticators. By adding support for WebAuthn, a W3C specification developed in coordination with FIDO Alliance, you can now authenticate with a wide variety of interoperable authenticators provisioned by your […] [Read More]

The horror story of the .hosting domain extension

The “.hosting” domain extension was launched on November 25, 2014 by Uniregistry® with a starting price of US$30. In August 2017: the domain price increased to US$300 (+1000%)…

While this case is extreme, it is not isolated, the same company (Uniregistry®) increased the price of other extensions:

.AUDIO from $9.33 to $100.00
.BLACKFRIDAY from $26.67 to $100.00
.CHRISTMAS from $20.00 to $50.00
.CLICK form $4.67 to $7.00
.DIET from $13.33 to $100.00
.FLOWERS from $17.67 to $100.00
.GUITARS from $20.00 to $100.00
.HELP from $13.33 to $20.00
.HIPHOP from $13.33 to $100.00
.JUEGOS from $9.33 to $300.00
.LINK from $6.67 to $7.00
.PICS from $13.33 to $20.00
.PROPERTY from $20.00 to $100.00
.SEXY from $13.33 to $40.00
.TATTOO from $20.00 to $30.00

The choice of a domain name extension for the long term is crucial is important, do not take it lightly. Maybe it would be wise to avoid Uniregistry® completely…


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