On Monday, December 15, 2008 I went to work for an online video start-up. On my first day our video players loaded on 384 of our partner’s web pages. As you can see from the first chart that was actually a pretty good day for us (it was actually our biggest day to date) as […]
Although I’ve been working with Amazon Web Services for a few years now I only recently learned about AWS certifications. So today I went to an authorized testing center (for the first time in several years) and took a certification exam. And didn’t do too bad. Back in the day I took dozens of exams […]
Today I observed a moment of silence as I shutdown our longest running Amazon Web Services EC2 instance. We started this instance on the evening of October 29, 2008 when we were first getting acquainted with AWS, and stopped it today, February 4, 2014. That’s 5 years, 3 months, 6 days.