Sunday, November 29, 2009


Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently released it's latest kick-ass cloud service: Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service). It is, simply stated, a managed EC2 instance of a MySQL database service.

I'm creating my first RDS database now for a new site/service I'll be releasing soon. My only request, so far, would be that they add support for it to the AWS Console.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

South for Django

Just made good use of South for database migrations for my Django application. Like most good things in the Django community "it just worked." Magnificent.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

I upgraded to Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) today. The whole process, including downloading about 1 GB worth of packages, took little more than an hour. And so far it's flawless. I wonder if the upgrade to Windows 7 is similar?