Author: tuxninja

Tuxninja aka Jason Riedel has worked as a Systems & Network Administrator and Code Hacker since 1999. Since 2005 he has worked for PayPal with a focus on Operations Architecture. He is also CEO of Tuxlabs LLC where he dedicates his time to the experimentation and close study of new technologies and programming languages.

How To: Interact with AWS S3 Using the Go SDK and not lose your mind

After these messages we will carry on with our regularly scheduled programming… Yesterday ( during the scribbling of this article ) AWS suffered one of it’s worst outages in history in the us-east-1 region. A reminder to us all to be multi-region and more importantly multi-cloud. Please see my other

Storing passwords securely using Pass (GPG)

Today we live in an endless sea of passwords, which are a very inefficient and ineffective means of securing our data & environments. Many companies are trying to solve this problem using a variety of techniques that all revolve around various forms of multi-factor authentication. However, in the mean time were all

AWS, Google Cloud, Azure and the singularity of the future Internet

I have just left AWS re-invent and I wanted to give my brief thoughts on the future of cloud computing. I believe in the next few years the shift we have been witnessing will be completed. That is to say that the thousands of enterprises and small businesses alike will