Arm 64bit vs Xeon x86_64 performance on AWS

The reason for this test was to determine if arm was a viable option on aws. I noticed that arm had higher network throughputs and faster disk speeds on the aws pages. So I decided I would compare their performance using golang tests. The entire test cost me $0.68 using a quick spot instance. The comparison was done on two very similar instances of aws servers. On paper they would almost seem to function the same but arm was just a few cents more, but lets take a look on how they performed. [Read More]

Opt out of spectrum SPAM

Recently I discovered a way to opt out of all spectrum spam mail, calls, door to door salesmen. I have filled out the form and will wait patiently for my spam to stop. Hopefully my mailbox will be empty in the coming weeks.

To opt out of all spam online, mail etc just click the link below:

Opt Out Spectrum Spam

How to get 400mbps for 3 years at $44.99

This is the process I found while setting up a new service for my brother at his house. This will only work for new customers. The address has to have no existing connections for this to work.

 

Step 1: Intro call, During this call you will call and ask about pricing to see if you are willing to activate a new service. You will need to seem uninterested and are willing to go without internet. Don't make it brief. Keep it going to get more info. Ask about promotional pricing for 400mbps plans.

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Backup home internet

With new most asus routers you can use a feature called dual wan. I have the luxury of having a work provided cell phone I am using for this. Before having that I had a free service called freedompop.

Use cases (mainly mine):

  • Watching netflix withouth interuptions.
  • Backup internet for home security system.
  • Anything internet…

To start off we plugin a cell phone to the routers usb port.

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