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Amazon EBS Durability

According to this link: http://aws.amazon.com/ebs/details/#availabilityanddurability It said: Amazon EBS Snapshot can expect an annual failure rate (AFR) of between 0.1% – 0.5%, where failure ...
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Is it safe to snapshot an mdadm RAID with only xfs_freeze?

Is mdadm guaranteed (and trusted via experience) to be safe for taking snapshots with only an xfs_freeze? I have encountered vague warnings about mdadm still working in the background, thus making ...
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Sharing an EC2/EBS RAID10 Array using NFS

I created a 10 disks RAID10 using EBS on AWS EC2 using mdadm on a ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS instance. Let's call this instance A. It works fine and I can create files and folders perfectly in the volume. I ...
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Can I create a RAID array over EBS volumes without using mdadm?

I'm new to Linux device management, and filesystems generally, so the answer to this question might be "No, of course not. What were you thinking?" or "Yes, of course. Isn't it obvious?" All the same ...
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Disk/EBS volume that is part of an Raid0 drive suddenly becoming unreadable/unavailable

We have a 4 x 100gig EBS volumes used as dynamic disks in a raid 0 (striped) drive attached to a Windows2008 R2 Datacentre 64bit Amazon EC2 instance. This all works fine, except we have had 3 ...
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Detaching EBS Volumes (in LVM) take a lot of time

I have an EC2 Instance(EBS Backed-root partition) with EBS volumes configured via LVM. I have formatted it as ext4 and can mount it to store data etc. Now i want take a snapshot of the root ...
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growing EBS RAID volume

I've created a RAID0 configuration with two 1GB EBS volumes, mounted at /dev/md0 using mdadm and formatted with XFS Next, I copied some files over to fill the volume to around 30% of its capacity (of ...
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Restoring an Amazon EBS RAID0 array from snapshots taken with ec2-consistent-snapshot

I've configured a new MySQL server on Amazon EC2 and decided to store my data on a EBS RAID0 Array. So far so good, and I've tested taking snapshots of those devices with ec2-consistent-snapshot, ...
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Replicated filesystem and EC2 MySQL

I'm currently investigating migrating our infrastructure over to run on Amazon's EC2 and am trying to figure out the best way to set up a MySQL service. I'm leaning towards running our own MySQL ...
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Ubuntu Software RAID 0 on AWS Does Not Survive Reboot

I'm experimenting with creating a software RAID 0 device from 4 EBS volumes on Ubuntu 9.10 running at Amazon AWS following this guide: http://alestic.com/2009/06/ec2-ebs-raid The device appears (and ...
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EBS with RAID0 (striping) and restoring snapshots

We have a MySQL database on EC2 and are looking at the disk IO performance there. Currently we have a single EBS volume with XFS and take snapshots for backup. It seems that a lot of people have ...