A very short and quick visit to Fort Kochi and Mattancherry. Its a very historic place and famous for Jew streets, churches, old style homes & buildings, beeches etc. Best place for street photographers. Its less than an hour drive from the city and a good place to hang out. You can see many foreigners… Read More Fort Kochi
Finally went for a house boat trip from Kumarakom during this christmas vacation.
Long back Google has reportedthat a 500ms (half a second) delay caused 20% drop in their traffic and Amazon founda 100ms of extra latency dropped their sales by 1%. So in any software application which uses persistent data, introducing a cache is a very common technique to improve the performance by reducing the latency. But… Read More Application Performance Improvement with Cache
Visited Coorg (Kodagu) again, (previous visit) this time with friends. Had a wonderful stay at Heritage Resort. Here are some photos.
A quick evening ride to Vypin island in Cochin after my cousin’s marriage. Cochin is always one my favourite place as I have spent most of my school vacations here with my cousins. I was not carrying my camera and took these pictures with iPhone.
VPC – Virtual Private Cloud – is the virtual network in AWS where you launch your EC2 instances. VPC is a powerful yet easy to use concept. This post gives you a heads up with basic VPC concepts. For more information refer the VPC user guide. You can create a VPC in simple clicks and… Read More AWS Networking (VPC) simplified
The famous Madiwala Market for fresh fruits and vegetables. We don’t go here often, but just stopped by once to check out the market. The vegetables were fresh and cheap too compared to other retail shops and super markets.
SSH using secure key is actually very simple but if you look around web the explanations are sometimes confusing. The concept is simple, similar to our door keys – to get access you should have the key. Similarly SSH Keys are used to connect from one machine to another machine without providing a password. So… Read More SSH Keys
Team outing from office this time to Meenakshi Resort in Jigani. As it was near to Electronic City it was an easy option for me to drive there directly. The resort was an average one with only few activities like mist dance, go-karting, rope climbing etc. But the covered cricket ground was good enough for… Read More Meenakshi Resort
A stylish Mercedes Benz parked near our office. This place is known as Dollars Scheme Layout in BTM and rich people are staying here. In Bangalore any street with the name “Dollars” indicates they are rich 🙂 Audis and BMWs were looking better for last couple of years but now its Merc back again with… Read More Benz