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4 Things You Must do When Taking a Proctored Exam

This was my proctored-exam transcript last night when I took the AWS Solutions Architect exam (SAA-C02) as part of my recertification because it expires every 3 years. This was a remote proctored exam through PSI and should have been easy because this wasn’t the first time I used their service. For whatever reason, last night’s experience was so bad  that an exam that started at 10:45pm didn’t finish until early morning 2:15am.  Some things that you could do to avoid what I went through: 1) Test your computer 24 hours before start time This was my fault and I should  tested sooner. I did start preparing foe the prerequisites as early as 8pm and thought I had enough time to complete everything as it was the same computer I used three years ago when I got certified with AWS. However, I found that since the last time I took this exam, my hardware changed (different web cam, different speakers) and I installed more software like Docker that the proctoring software (PSI Secure Browser) didn

Company Wordpress blog is down at 110mb

Our hosting provider at 110mb recently moved their servers to Newfoundland and Labrador and this has broken our website at http://www.aminsolutions.com. The outage started this Sunday April 25, 2010 and its is still unresolved. I believe the web servers are now active and working because I can see my files. However, our blog uses Wordpress which relies on 110mb's MySQL server, which apparently is the last piece that is down. I don't have any issues with 110mb as a hosting provider and I understand this to be a technical issue so I appreciate that it may take a few days. I just hope all my databases are still intact as I haven't run recent MySQL backups. If it takes longer than a week, I'll activate this blog as my primary site and point www.aminsolutions.com to it.