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AWS NAS insight

Setup a NAS on AWS

As part of Metal Toad’s Managed Services Team, I have worked extensively in custom cloud based solutions. There is no doubt Amazon Web Services (AWS) leads the pack in Cloud hosting, but when it comes to a Network Attached…
Nathan Wilkerson
February 19th, 2021
Dog

Work from home forever

In March of 2020, as a joke on my Instagram I posted a photo of my dog saying he hoped nobody ever went back to work. Now almost 11 months later, it turns out that my dog may have been better at seeing into the future than I…
Joaquin Lippincott
February 18th, 2021
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Difference between Defect, Error and Bug

In the testing world it is very common that Quality Engineers talk about defects, bugs and errors, during the software development life cycle. For anyone that is not into software development that much, these terms may seem…
Nadia Fornaro
February 16th, 2021
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The Year is 2031

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Joaquin Lippincott
February 10th, 2021
Bee in flight

When should you use AWS Lambda?

Faster than the wing flap of a bee Bees flap their wings ridiculously fast, at around 230 beats per second (fruit flies are 80 times smaller than honeybees but flap their wings only 200 times a second.) Given that there are…
Joaquin Lippincott
February 3rd, 2021
Back to the Future

How to make a website

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Joaquin Lippincott
February 3rd, 2021
Insights from Julie Scott Artwork

Adaptability, Reinvention, and Media Security

Our CTO, Tony Rost, sat down with Senior Product Manager, Julie Scott, to talk about her key takeaways from this year’s re:Invent: organizational adaptability, Reinvention, and Media Security.
Julie Scott
January 30th, 2021
5 Things New Managers Should Know

5 Things New Managers Should Know

You're a boss! Now what? Before diving in the list, I'd like to make sure you're aware of something: just because you have an MBA or classes in management doesn't mean you are skilled enough to become an effective leader.
Marília Bedoya
January 23rd, 2021
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Consumer Electronics Show — CES 2021

We recently wrapped up the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021, and I wanted to share my thoughts with you. This was the first year we went all digital, with no in-person show or physical showroom floor. As someone who has…
Joaquin Lippincott
January 22nd, 2021
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What is Quality Assurance?

If you have ever had a bad experience with a product, such as a new cell phone application or a bad food delivery, would you use that product or order for that food again? It is very common for users to uninstall an…
Nadia Fornaro
January 20th, 2021
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Chaos Engineering & AWS CloudShell

Our CTO, Tony Rost, sat down with engineering manager Nathan Wilkerson to talk about his key takeaways from this year’s re:Invent: Chaos Engineering & AWS CloudShell
Nathan Wilkerson
January 20th, 2021
Project Hazel - Razer mask

CES 2021: Razer launches the smart mask — Project Hazel

If you're like me, you may be tired of wearing a mask.  It's essential, it's important, and it's becoming part of everyday life. However, as we enter 2021 and it is becoming part of our daily uniform I'm curious if there's…
Dave Bellous
January 14th, 2021

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