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Lessons Learned from Having Passed all Twelve AWS Certification Exams

On April 24, 2023, I finished the AWS certification marathon of passing one AWS certification exam per month (“the certification marathon”). This blog post outlines the lessons learned from this journey and expands on the previously published successful blog post…

FinOps is dead, long live the Cloud Financial Management

The FinOps Foundation substantiates its existence by the fact that about a third of all cloud spend is wasted and focuses majority of its attention on cloud spend, rather than long-term profitability – their definition of FinOps implies that FinOps…

Jiri’s Guide to Val Thorens, France

Val Thorens, France, is the highest village in Europe at 2,300 to 3,230m, part of the world’s largest skiing area, 3 Valleys, consisting also of Meribel and Courchevel, which calls itself the World’s Ski Capital. Val Thorens has been voted…

Jiri’s Guide to Singapore

I came to Singapore on Singaporean Tech.Pass at the end of July 2022 after 10 years of living in Switzerland and immediately fell in love with the country. Source: Singapore: The Impossible Story – YouTube The country is different from…

How to move data from Google Cloud Storage to Seagate Lyve

While AWS does provide one of the most advanced cloud object storage platforms available today – its S3 API is the industry standard adopted by CloudFlare R2 or Seagate Lyve – if you need to access a substantial amount of…

Top 3 Performance Optimization Insights from using DevOps Guru for RDS

This post is written in collaboration with Oquant, a next-generation real-time artificial intelligence company poised to take a leadership role in AI and quantitative finance. Oquant’s initial product is a fully automated trading platform built on a one-of-a-kind AI trading…

On AWS Certifications

The article provides an overview of the existing AWS certifications and offers a well-tested strategy to pass the exams.

NVIDIA Triton Spam Detection Engine of C-Suite Labs

This article describes the architecture of the state-of-the art Spam Detection Engine of C-Suite Labs consisting of multiple inter-dependent distinct classifiers delivering real-time, high-performance superior accuracy with minimum required manual review.