Tag Archives: AWS

Reclaim and the Translation of EdTech

Jim Groom on Reclaim and the translation of edtech from UCalgary Taylor Institute on Vimeo. D’Arcy Norman posted this one video that parts of a larger documentary project he started while at UMW for the Reclaim Your Domain Hackathon. I don’t get to see … Continue reading

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Scaling UMW Blogs in the Cloud

UMW Blogs is in it’s eighth year, which is like 56 years old in web time. And like all us aging technologies, middle age can be a bitch when it comes to performance. But thanks to Tim Owens and the magic of load … Continue reading

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UMW Blogs in Cloud City

Almost two weeks ago Ryan Brazell and Tim Owens moved both the core files and the databases of UMW Blogs onto Amazon Web Services (AWS). What does that mean exactly? It means UMW Blogs is now in a virtualized server environment that can dynamically … Continue reading

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S3 Commando (Line)

In my last post I wrote about moving bavatuesdays (and the rest of my personal, server based online life) to Reclaim Hosting. It was long overdue, and it might be appropriate to recognize that my partner in all things Reclaim, … Continue reading

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Terminal Ghost

My exploration of the blogging platform Ghost continues, and this is yet another post in that vein. It might be worth mentioning, however, that my experimentation with Ghost is in service of trying to figure out a cloud-based infrastructure servce … Continue reading

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Welcoming Summer’s Ghost

We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost. –Henry Rollins But until then, Henry, let’s not give up the Ghost just yet 🙂 All the punz!!! In a … Continue reading

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Ghost from the Machine

My last post explored the possibilities a platform like Amazon Web Services (AWS) affords a group like the one I’ve worked at for almost nine years. That post was a bit vague about specifics, so I’m going to narrate the particulars of getting an instance of the … Continue reading

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Next Generation Sandbox

I sat through a webinar this afternoon—it’s actually yesterday now—about Amazon Web Services (AWS) for education. Tim Owens and Ryan Brazell were there as well, but it seemed like this stuff was old hat to them. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Virtualization

Since I wrote a post last month about agile edtech, I’ve been thinking and talking with Tim Owens a fair amount about what a virtualized sandbox for DTLT (through something like Amazon Web Services) might look like. What would it … Continue reading

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