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Amazon EC2 now supports the ability to capture screenshots of an instance console. http://amzn.to/1NKwIBC
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Learn to automate CodeCommit & CodePipeline in AWS CloudFormation! http://amzn.to/1rHZoBK
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Yeah this is one of my next missions :)
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We are excited to announce AWS EU Ireland is joining AWS EU Frankfurt as an AWS carbon-neutral Region, our 2nd in Europe & 4th worldwide! http://amzn.to/1RPKvoC
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It’s been an incredible year for the data business at Microsoft and an incredible year for data across the industry. This Thursday at our Data Driven event in New York, we will kick off a wave of launch activities for SQL Server 2016 with general availability later this year. This is the most significant release of SQL Server that we have ever done, and brings with it some fantastic new … Read more »
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Last call for the AWSome Days in South Africa! Get registered here: http://amzn.to/1T5sjdF
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Announcing Amazon Lumberyard - a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with #AWS & Twitch. Also check out Amazon GameLift, our managed service for deploying & configuring multiplayer games. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/49x6j
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Interested in becoming a sponsor for this year's AWS re:Invent? Reach out to us here: http://amzn.to/1W9Hu7G 
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Celebrating 10 Years of AWS


qwikLABS is offering unlimited access to any (we mean any!)
AWS lab in the qwikLABS catalog.

Authorized AWS training with live console access, for a limited time, from now until March 31!
Take as many of our 95 labs as you can handle and see how many badges you can earn.
What you learn is totally up to you.

*But hurry—this special event is available until the end of March.
And congratulations to AWS on an awesome ten years.*

More about 10 years of AWS:
http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2016/03/10-lessons-from-10-years-of-aws.html
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VP of #AWS & Distinguished Engineer James Hamilton recaps a decade of innovation: http://amzn.to/1QGYm0b 
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Save the date - AWS #reInvent returns to Las Vegas November 28 to December 2, 2016! http://amzn.to/219C4XQ
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#StarTrekScienceIsReal They've done it again.. Make Star Trek conceptual science into REAL science!! Remember transparent aluminum from #StarTrekTheVoyageHome, yea well so did the scientist who made 'Scotty's 'leak of future tech' into current tech.

http://www.ubergizmo.com/2015/11/transparent-aluminum/
The way mankind has progressed is impressive to say the least, and what was once in the realm of science fiction has once again, become reality. What...
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Now easily provision, manage & deploy SSL/TLS certificates with AWS Certificate Manager. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/47pol
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Introduction
Cloud Support Engineer at Amazon Web Services, Dad and gamer.
Work
Occupation
Technical Account Manager
Skills
Open Source Software, Linux
Employment
  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Senior Cloud Support Engineer, 2013 - 2016
  • E-Tech Uganda Ltd
    IT Consultant, 2013
  • Hothouse Creations
    IT Manager, 1998 - 2003
  • Britannia Zinc Limited
    Junior IT Gumby, 1998 - 1998
  • Amazon Web Services
    Senior Technical Account Manager, 2016 - present
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