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New Amazon #EC2 M4 instances are now available! These General Purpose instances feature a custom Intel processor, Enhanced Networking & 5 instance sizes! http://oak.ctx.ly/r/35q6x
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Work hard Have fun Make history! It’s our goal to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything at Amazon.com. Discover opportunities with one of our global teams..
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I wish...
By the way, if you people haven't, check out XKCD. Lots of linux-related jokes.
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"I now agree the coastal road near Cape Town is one of the most beautiful drives in the world." – Time Travel Turtle
#sabucketlist #meetsouthafrica #southafrica
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is about to become a lot more environmentally friendly after announcing the construction of an 80 megawatt solar farm.
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"Currently, Amazon Web Services counts 25 percent of its energy use as renewable" that's impressive
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Seacom less than 5% used - Seacom’s Suveer Ramdhani sheds light on how bottlenecked South Africa’s local networks are. http://ow.ly/2ZKoao
Seacom’s Suveer Ramdhani sheds light on how bottlenecked South Africa’s local networks are.
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Amazon's ambitions for gaming apparently go quite a bit beyond the mobile space and "hit" consumer hardware. The e-commerce juggernaut is looking for fol
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This sounds very promising.
How much power is currently being wasted in your house? Chances are, you have no idea, and a startup called Ecoisme wants to change that.
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AWS named as a "Leader" in the Gartner Public Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant report. Read the full report! http://oak.ctx.li/r/31ebx
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A $9 computer running Debian.... excellent! 👍 ☺
Next Thing Co. is raising funds for CHIP - The World's First Nine Dollar Computer on Kickstarter! Built for work, play, and everything in between! \(•◡•)/
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Snr. Cloud Support Engineer
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Open Source Software, Linux
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  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Cloud Support Engineer, 2013 - present
  • E-Tech Uganda Ltd
    IT Consultant, 2013
  • Hothouse Creations
    IT Manager, 1998 - 2003
  • Britannia Zinc Limited
    Junior IT Gumby, 1998 - 1998
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Cloud Support Engineer at Amazon Web Services, Dad and gamer.
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