Web Awards Finalist Showcase Tonight

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There’s only a few hours left to secure your spot at tonights Port80 event, showcasing 4 of the finalists from the AWIA Web Awards. The finalists include: Salvation Army Aged Care Plus GoGet Car Share Sochi 2014 Australian Olympic Winter Team Australian Financial Review The event will be held at King St Brewhouse from 6pm, and tickets can be purchased here. This is a black tie event, and your ticket includes canapés and a drink upon arrival. Let’s give those who were gutsy enough to enter a night to remember!

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Cloud Servers – cheap, fast & reliable?

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One of the things the cloud has taught us over the past few years is to expect outages. Lots of them. Many of those outages have been pretty big! This is because in the world of public cloud (aka. Infrastructure as a Service), running servers in reliable, physical data centres has been replaced with a new concept; that of running cloud servers in Availability Zones. Which is fine, so long as you understand the implications and can configure your website or application to operate optimally in this type of environment. Don’t get me wrong, cloud servers have a lot going for them. It’s just that while they solve many problems, they also introduce a few biggies of their own and you really should be across the pros and cons before jumping on the…

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