Tag Archives: AWS

Science in the Clouds

Recently, I sat down with Jeff Barr on the AWS report to discuss how we’ve used various Amazon services throughout our architecture while developing Synapse.  In the interview, I discussed how Synapse uses RDS (MySQL) as our back end database, … Continue reading

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Meltdown in the Cloud

One of the perks for working for a small non-profit is that we can decide to do simply do things that large companies never would.  This week, Sage Bionetworks is completely closed, with a week-long summer vacation as our bonus … Continue reading

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On the Shoulders of Giants

In preparation for next week’s session at the Sage Congress, I started playing with the famous quote from Sir Issac Newton, “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants”, as a way to introduce … Continue reading

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