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The economic scalability of DynamoDB

I’ve been using DynamoDB for a few months now after re-architecting a system which started becoming painful to scale on a traditional RDBMS system. The problem wasn’t necessarily read/write performance but rather the total storage space needed as a lot of “unstructured” blobs was stored in the DB. DynamoDB gives me a care free setup […]

The most helpful utility since Evernote: Spool

I’ve been a relatively heavy user of Evernote for a while now. I don’t mean heavy as in using all of its features or storing massive notes or anything, simply that my everyday personal habits depend heavily on it. Having a notetaking client that’s available from my laptop and my phone, with transparent multi-way synching […]