I have had the Atomic Supergeek website on Weebly for several years now. I have liked the site for the most part because Weebly is pretty easy to navigate and maintain. However, I have also been frustrated with some of the limitations of the platform too. So I have decided to migrate the site to a WordPress site. The biggest thing that I am excited about is that this allows me to put a proper knowledgebase together for the information I want out there, like the LDAP tutorials. It will also give me more flexibility for YouTube video galleries eventually too.
I am currently working on the new site layout and design. I hope to roll it out soon. Of course that means that you will also find some things moved to new locations. If you have bookmarked resources you will have to update those. One of the sad side effects of migrating a site to a new platform. Progress never comes without a few road bumps. Hopefully you will like the new site when it debuts.
Well back to building the new site. In the meantime Geek On!
It is now 2018. Maybe you want to build or improve your Linux skills. But you don't have access to a Linux computer and your desktop is not powerful enough to really run virtual systems. Or you might even want to create multiple computers at the same time easily. Well in the age of cloud computing this is very easy. You can build out Amazon AWS Linux servers very easily and inexpensively. And you have the additional advantage of learning cloud computing skills, which are highly in demand. If you are new to AWS you can build out a number of systems for free for the first year too.
When I first thought about looking at AWS I thought it would be prohibitively expensive. However I found that it is surprisingly very inexpensive. You might even find that if you are hosting systems on traditional platforms that moving to the AWS cloud will be much more cost effective, and give you more options and control. I created a video that shows the basics of creating a simple Linux instance on AWS. It will get you started with the basics of Linux on AWS.
I am truly a geeks geek. I have worked in computers for over three decades. I have worked on mainframes, Unix systems, Linux before almost anyone knew what it was, and many other systems. I love computers, and love making them do things people think is impossible.