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What is Cassandra?

A friend and former employer recently asked me “what do you know about Cassandra?” and I had to admit, other than the obvious exposure, I really did not know much. There are so many crazy […]

One Amazon whitepaper HIPAA definition follows: “The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 requires the establishment of national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health insurance plans, and employers. […]

There was a day when Oracle was small enough that a DBA could install it from the command line. There were only a few pieces and the flow and dependencies could be established. After all, […]

Let’s Catch Up, Okay?

I have not posted here in a while; it was my original expectation to post here more often during a learning period as I explore exactly what AWS is offering, how it is used, and […]

When Amazon creates a new account they include a default VPC, I presume so that one can get started building servers that much faster. Accounts created before some date, March of this year, I think, […]

Amazon Trials and Tribulations

It is hard to know where to start writing about certain subjects. With Amazon, there is so much to learn, so many mistakes to make, and nobody wants to admit they make mistakes. That goes […]

What is the Cloud?

The perception today is that it is everything in the data center which is possibly rented from Amazon. Let’s see if it changes over time. Do you think that is enough?

Oracle on AWS: BYOL

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service which allows one to configure and use MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle databases which reside virtualized in the cloud. For Oracle configurations, AWS uses two […]

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