Five reasons to write documentation

"If it's not in writing, it didn't happen"

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Author's profile picture Geert Theys on agile

Cloud provider pricing: apples and oranges

Today there was a good discussion on HN about differences between cloud providers. In particular between Amazon Webservices and Linode. Almost always the discussion comes to price. It's something people tend to do.

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Author's profile picture Geert Theys on aws

Remote working from Thailand

During the month of July I worked from Thailand. It was a great experiment for Skyscrapers and I learned some valuable lessons. You can already find a lot of tips for remote working online.

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Author's profile picture Geert Theys on remote and skyscrapers

AWS cli: quering multiple accounts

At skyscrapers we manage the aws infrastructure for multiple clients. We automated accessing the different aws consoles with a pretty cool script. It gives our federated user automatically a login url and opens a browser accessing this url. It uses 2FA and the access is only temporary to add more security. Maybe this is a writeup on itself ;)

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Author's profile picture Geert Theys on aws and cli

Remote working in a far away timezone: Preparation

Skyscrapers is based in Belgium. I work for Skyscrapers from Bulgaria with a timezone difference from only 1 hour + a small distance to cover to visit to Belgium. Another colleague experiments with working in Ethiopia which has 1 hour time difference. Visiting Belgium from more remote places is difficult. But he was only worried about his internet connection.

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Author's profile picture Geert Theys on remote and skyscrapers