bob.flanders at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 09:35:32 EST 2018
Ok ... Thanks for that word-picture.
On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 9:57 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> On 11/29/18 9:42 PM, Andrew Diller wrote:
> >>>> Like a "cloud" server, for example.
> >>> I know it's your favorite pasttime to make fun of that idea,
> >> Yes, because it's stupid. (sorry, no offense intended!)
> > AWS is not going anywhere- case in point, a huge portion of the
> companies I work for services are now run on AWS.
> Same here. Don't make the mistake of assuming my opinion is based on
> a lack of experience with AWS.
> > I believe AWS is a perfectly acceptable choice for hosting something
> like this, esp in their free tier :)
> What "these kids today" don't seem to get is that it's "someone else's
> computer". In my world, that's about as reasonable as using someone
> else's toothbrush. I've had to mop up the remains of too many companies
> who depended on outside services like that. Amazon or not, I won't
> trust them. End of story.
> Ror this organization, it's not my decision to make; I can only offer
> advice based on my professional experience. I lead horses to water...If
> they don't drink, I'm here to help if it blows up.
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
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