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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Increase security with the click of a button!

Although at easytocloud we prefer to build serverless solutions wherever we can, we do have some EC2 instances and use a bastion host to access our – predominantly private – EC2 instances. In an earlier posting you could read how we use our EC2 scheduler to stop and start our persistent instances based on the time of the day. The cost-savings of running an instance only during office-hours is a whopping 75% compared to leaving instances on ‘all the time’. As for our bastion host, not only does it reduce costs, it also increases security. The bastion host being the only way into our AWS infra as (most) other instances do not even have… Read More

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