Category: ‘AWS’

AWS Well-Architected Framework Bootcamp Review

Jan 03 2017

AWS:reInvent 2016: Well-Architected Framework for a non-Architect On my first day at AWS:reinvent 2016 I completed the AWS Well-Architected Framework bootcamp. Now I am a developer, and I have no plans to become an Architect, however, I was fairly interested in learning the recommendations of AWS when moving existing systems to the cloud, and potentially […]

Summer Internship 2016: Project SmartHire

Jul 29 2016

At the beginning of our nine week internship, we were given a real world problem to solve. Many companies have to go through hundreds or sometimes thousands of resumes every year, and SmartHire was developed to help cut down the time it takes to go through all of these. We have created a web application […]

AWS re:invent – Review from a novice

Oct 27 2015

I recently attend the AWS re:invent conference in Las Vegas. It has become an annual trip for many but this was a first for me. My goal was to get exposure to their service offerings and see what the buzz is about. Up until the conference I had zero hands-on experience, but rather heard from […]

Summer Internship 2015: Project Data Walks

Jul 31 2015

For our Summer internship project, we aimed to use Garmin Athletic Watches to collect GPS data from our selected activities.  Our initial goal was to use Google Maps and Twitter’s API for visualization purposes. Using this framework, we collaborated amongst ourselves to create an application capable of viewing and analyzing each individual’s activities utilizing technologies […]

Enterprise Average Cost Per User

Jun 16 2015

When pricing the costs of building an application, knowing your projected Average Cost Per User (ACPU) is a critical first step. When starting a new project having this data early on can help influence how you design your system. It can also be an early way to know whether the economics of an idea are […]