AWS RequestTimeTooSkewed

While scratching my head and doing my typical Google sleuthing I was stumped by a silly exception I was getting from AWS when attempting to upload images to S3 through a virtual machine (Vagrant/Virtualbox).

The solution was simple; apparently the virtual machine had lost synch due to idling (…or Read more…

Architecting on AWS, Day 1

I have the great pleasure of participating in a 3 day course Architecting on AWS and wanted to share a high level understanding as a way to both share the basics for anyone “on the fence” for jumping to AWS or not, and also selfishly to help me understand and remember more clearly as I go through the course.

Some interesting things I’ve learned today: