Posts Tagged ‘amazon’

Migrating a “degraded” Amazon EC2 Instance

I’ve been using AWS for a few years now, and it has been rock solid. Last Sunday one of my sites became unreachable, when I got home a couple of hours later, I was able to ssh into the instance and everything seemed to be working perfectly. I checked utmp logs and the instance was [...]

Dear Amazon, please don’t show me IE8 ads.

When I go to Amazon I see huge IE8 ads everywhere, very annoying. I submitted ad feedback, not sure if that would help. Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch!

from ServerBeach to Amazon AWS/EC2

I’ve had a dedicated server at ServerBeach for about 5 years, overall they were pretty solid, one time the hard drive died but they were able to mount the dead drive in read-only mode so I could recover all my data. After they were acquired by Peer 1, there were some connectivity issues, but after [...]

$100 off Kindle if you apply for the Amazon.com Chase card

I know a couple of you guys have been wanting a Kindle and haven’t pulled the trigger yet for one reason or another. What if the Kindle can be had for only $259? Would that make your decision a bit easier? I just got an email from Amazon that for a limited time if you [...]