For a few years we hear about cloud computing, its benefits and savings on one side and security risks on other. Clearly this innovative use of technology brings a lot of new opportunities for software developers as for common users. With fast grow of smart mobile phones, arise need for fast application development with reliable back-end. We can easily say that web hosting providers could not be able to give enough processing power and bandwidth to serve all request from mobile apps.
Amazon Simple Storage Service is one of IaaS services provided by AWS. The main purpose of Amazon S3 is to provide storage for various online solutions running in or outside cloud. As for all AWS products also applies for S3 to pay as much as you need. It is secure, fast and scalable (at least most of the time, as we know Amazon customers had some problems with data loss). Continue reading “Amazon S3 Hosting Static Web Sites”
About a two months ago I successfully replaced Windows 7 with open source operating system. Yes, Linux. At first I was very excited about Ubuntu, which is based on Debian, but Ubuntu 11.04 release has some “improvements”. I refer to Unity, next evolutionary step in Gnome desktops aiming on touch screen devices. First impression is everything and Unity’s was bad. I really don’t like the sidebar with all stuff crowded, especially with some open programs. Navigation between open windows and guessing which icon belongs to which window has become mission impossible. I thought with some practice, I will be able to improve user experience, but the real disappointment just come. Searching for programs is clumsy and very unfriendly as you have to click a few times to reach desired icon.