Tag Archives: AWS

Cloudy, With a Chance of Rain

Xconomy put together a cloud computing event at Akamai‘s HQ in Cambridge today. The location was appropriate since Akamai was one of the first companies to work on computing in the cloud or, more specifically, at the edge of the … Continue reading

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Amazon Funds AWS Darling Animoto

My friend Stevie Clifton, CTO at Animoto, pinged me early this morning with the news that Amazon has funded his company. This comes on the heels of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos using Animoto as a great example of how to leverage … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing: You May Need It If You Go Viral On Facebook

I organized a panel on cloud computing at the Nantucket Conference last weekend. One of the panelists was Stevie Clifton, founder/CTO of Animoto. He shared a story about Animoto’s experience with Amazon Web Services’ Elastic Compute Cloud and going viral on Facebook … Continue reading

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Lessons on How to Use Amazon Web Services

From a comment on my post on the AWS outage comes a link to a great presentation on how to successfully use AWS from SmugMug founder Don MacAskill given at ETech last year.

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Amazon Web Services Outage: Causes And Remedies

If been a big fan of Amazon Web Services (AWS) because they lower the costs of startup experimentation. I’ve sponsored their events, judged their startup competition, etc. I have friends on the team. I’ve also had frank conversations with them … Continue reading

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