Elasticity in the cloud

It’s nice to be able to turn the dial to 11 when you need something doing quickly. Just rebuilt the thumbnails on the photo albums – it’s a CPU intensive job. Turn Azure up to 11 – more RAM, more procs – and it’s done in no time.

Comcast backbone issues

Something is broken with Comcast Business Internet. Speed test (urg) to Comcast in Seattle gives 50/10 – as expected: Speed test to Comcast in San Jose gives 50/10 as expected: Speed test to Comcast in Salt Lake gives 2/10 – which is horribly broken. Same Ookla test outside Comcast – and I get 2/10 in […]