AWS DeepRacer competition

Do you want to practice once more before you race your model at AWS Summit in Amsterdam? We offer a chance to do so with our DeepRacer (generation 1) on the easytocloud track! In a hangar at Lelystad airport we have a track laid-out that resembles the re:Invent 2018 track with some tweaks. If you have a trained model for DeepRacer and are interested in seeing in perform on a real DeepRacer on a track at a special location, don’t hesitate and make yourself known to us, so we can send you the link to enter our Community Race. The racers with the 5 best times in the simulator will… Read More

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The Guru is Back In!

Some fifteen years or so ago, at Open Solution Providers we had the urge to share our knowledge on Unix where we could and in any way, shape or form we could. One of the options to use our consultants at the time, was to book us for a day where customers could ask us anything – Unix related. We called it The Guru is In! The idea was that, although formal training is good for fundamental knowledge, it is not always possible to tailor a training to the knowledge needs of our customers. And a single-day consultancy assignment is hardly worth the effort. “The Guru is In” – something in between training and… Read More

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AWS QuickSight

We’ve been in the preview for QuickSight for a while now- looking forward to precisely this moment where AWS declares it open to the public! Let’s see what we can do. The first thing comes to mind is use QuickSight to visualise a sample multi-account detailed billing report: We have a few static websites running entirely of S3. Using S3 bucket access logs, we can now try and do some analysis on traffic and visitors. The first diagram nicely shows us what elements generate most outgoing-traffic (and thus, cost): Of course there are many, many more options possible. If in doubt, look at the tutorial video’s in the QuickSight console. Thing is;… Read More

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