I do not usually troll Twitter, but sometimes I can’t help myself.
1:41 AM PDT We are currently investigating latency and error rates with EBS volumes and connectivity issues reaching EC2 instances in the US-EAST-1 region.
2:18 AM PDT We can confirm connectivity errors impacting EC2 instances and increased latencies impacting EBS volumes in multiple availability zones in the US-EAST-1 region. Increased error rates are affecting EBS CreateVolume API calls. We continue to work towards resolution.
2:49 AM PDT We are continuing to see connectivity errors impacting EC2 instances, increased latencies impacting EBS volumes in multiple availability zones in the US-EAST-1 region, and increased error rates affecting EBS CreateVolume API calls. We are also experiencing delayed launches for EBS backed EC2 instances in affected availability zones in the US-EAST-1 region. We continue to work towards resolution.
3:20 AM PDT Delayed EC2 instance launches and EBS API error rates are recovering. We’re continuing to work towards full resolution. Continue reading S#!t hitting the fan @Amazon EC2
150,000 volts blast away the data on this CD:
I think that will do the job!
My goal was to have as close to identical as possible environments on both my desktop and laptop machines, and to have them back eachother up in case of loss of either one of them. The idea is that I should be able to work from either machine without having to alter where the files I am working with exist. Continue reading File Zen: Consistent Data Folders Synchronized Between Desktop & Laptop Windows Machines
I love Louis C.K!
Tablet week is upon us… Behold the iPod, EVO 4G, Nook Color & iPad.
Why the tablets madness? I’m going to be starting an interactive children’s e-Book Application publisher called Third Chicken. Isn’t it a great name? We’ll be targeting the iPad and Android tablets It’s going to be a lot of fun. A huge thanks to Tracy De Cicco and FounderMatch for bringing together the the key players who are founding this new company. Wish us cluck!
Here are some tips to hopefully improve the efficiency of peoples use of e-mail. If you take the time to go through this, I promise that it will substantially improve the quality of your life, at least with respect to e-mail.
Labels are tags that can be assigned to messages. These replace what was known as “folders” inside Microsoft outlook and many other mail clients. The difference with Labels is that one can assign any number of labels to a particular message. Continue reading How To Be More Productive With Google Mail
It has been a long time in coming, but the first Android device I will keep is in my hands. It was November 2007 when I first heard about, and became excited about the prospects of Android. Despite my investment in learning how to program Android while competing in the first Android Developers Challenge, it has taken me this long to actually end up with one that I wanted to actually have.
In October 2008, I briefly had a T-mobile G1, and I would have gotten a Nexus one but I found T-mobiles network to be unusable compared to Sprint. I was not willing to go from the capability of streaming audio and video indoors over Edge, to having to go outdoors or frantically try to find some point which was exposed to enough of the very weak signal. The prospect of paying $1800 over the next 2 years for T-mobile’s impotent network made me cringe. So I sent it back.