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Load balanced EC2 instances for high performance hosting?

I have a fairly hefty Dell machine with dual quad-core cpus and 32GB memory. On that machine I host a pretty busy forum, but the one machine does everything; web, cache, db, sphinx, etc. I also have ...
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Best practice for web applications and windows services remote configuration in AWS

we have a distributed system that contains windows services and web applications (.NET and Java based). Currently, most of the initial configuration for these applications are taken from various ...
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70 views

AWS: Should my EC2 and RDS instances be in the same Availability Zone?

I just noticed that all of our EC2 instances are in zone us-west-2b, but our Multi-AZ RDS instance is in us-west-2a. Performance-wise everything seems to be okay, and it will be a hassle to "move" ...
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1answer
146 views

Access Amazon EC2 RDS instance from inside VPC

I have an Amazon RDS instance set up in the 'classic' EC2 (no VPC.) I also have a VPC set up that holds our newer, migrated applications and such. However, it would seem that there is no way to ...
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1answer
329 views

Amazon: How do I know if I need Provisioned IOPS?

We recently moved to Amazon Web Servers and are still learning our way around. Our EC2 Web instance and our RDS MySQL instance (right now we only have 1 of each) seem to be chugging along okay. But I ...
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1answer
99 views

Amazon RDS suddenly not working and unable to connect

I'm using an Amazon RDS with MySQL, and I connect to it via another EC2 machine. I correctly set the Security Groups; and it has been working good for two days. Today, for a test I scaled the RDS ...
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1answer
904 views

How to troubleshoot slow performance on AWS EC2/RDS?

We recently moved our web servers from some 10 year old boxes to AWS EC2. Usage of the site is currently higher now (it's our busy season) and the site has become much slower, which is unexpected ...
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1answer
395 views

Amazon AWS EC2 and RDS: How To Increase MySQL Query Cache?

I tried to find information about this, but can't find anywhere. The only one that I could find was http://survivalguides.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/change-the-query-cache-size-amazon-aws-rds/ but it ...
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11 views

Drupal on Amazon VPC tries to reinstall a new site

My Drupal based web site running on a cluster that includes Amazon VPC instance, gluster network file server and Amazon RDS database instance. Sometimes, not very frequently, when a new instance is ...
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2answers
292 views

MySQL - Slow query - wp_options table. Website unable to handle traffic

After spending several days researching, I have placed a website on a c1.medium instance, Amazon Linux, and the MySQL database on a db.m1.instance. The RDS is running MySQL version 5.6.13. I have ...
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In AWS, does an hour of usage get charged just for an instance being in the “running” state?

When AWS documentation and pricing refer to "usage" does this simply mean "if the instance is on" instead of "if the instance is on and doing work". E.g., if I had an EC2 instance running but it was ...
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305 views

Can Amazon Elastic Beanstalk auto-scale Amazon RDS?

I'm planning to run a PHP/MySQL application using Amazon Elastic Beanstalk. In the settings I can define when it should launch new instances automatically (Auto-Scaling). However, as I understand ...
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1answer
35 views

EC2 instance passes health checks but no longer can SSH in

I've had my website (an EC2 instance) running for a year now and everything was fine until this morning when I lost access to it and its associated database (an AWS RDS database instance). I can't ...
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137 views

Is it possible to force Re-creation of EC2::Instance or RDS::DBInstance in amazon cloudformation?

It's possible to force the re-creation of a EC2 or RDS instance using cloudformation stacks? My stack goes stuck in a point where simply destroying and creating the resource will fix it, instead of ...
0
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1answer
122 views

Why is my MySQL going offline?

I have 2 applications hosted in a windows server 2008 r2 (AWS EC2 Large instance)machine, using IIS7.5 and mysql 5.5.12. The one database is hosted on the server with a local DB instance the other DB ...
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1answer
220 views

Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS in Same Network

We have deployed our application in EC2 instance and our database is in RDS which is db.m2.2xlarge. I see some minor slowness in our application when compare to our QA environment where has both ...
0
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1answer
138 views

Security Group Access Control for RDS is not working

I have been banging on this for awhile and I can't get access to my RDS instance by using the security group of my instance. It works fine if I put in the public IP address using CIDR , but if I ...
0
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1answer
457 views

PHP cannot connect to AWS RDS server

I have a EC2 Instance with apchane, PHP and phpmyadmin. I have connect phpmyadmin to manage the aws RDS server. they are in the same security group. But when i try to use a php script to connect to ...
0
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1answer
662 views

Connecting to a new RDS instance from an EC2 instance

I am having trouble connecting to my RDS instance from my EC2 instance. I added the elastic IP address for the EC2 instance to the RDS security group. as follows: xx.xxx.xx/32 I am using a PHP script ...
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5answers
2k views

AWS: Multi-region setup using single RDS instance

I'm trying to scale our web application (PHP, MySQL, memcache) in a multi-region scheme. Currently we are using a setup with two EC2 instances behind an ELB and an RDS instance, all of them in US-EAST ...
0
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1answer
280 views

Can't connect from EC2 to RDS via PHP. I can directly thought

I've set up an EC2 instance it has mysql and php-mysql installed (not mysql-server). I've set up an RDS instance and set the security group to the EC2 instance. I can connect via the command line ...
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196 views

AWS RDS Scaling

Folks, Since ELB is not available for load balancing RDS instances, what methodology do you recommend to load balance read replicas? RR Route53 DNS entries? Or something more clever? Thanks
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1answer
53 views

Amazon EC2 and RDS - Creating Access

I was wondering how I can automatically enable access to my RDS server from my EC2 server. I have read that you can do this using keys kept on the EC2 server but I would rather not go that route. ...
0
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1answer
546 views

Malformed input-Unknown service URL provided: rds.ap-southeast-1a.amazonaws.com

I ran rds-describe-db-instances and encountered that error. I've trying searching for service URL for RDS button nothing found (I've gone through the same thing for EC2 command line tools and it was ...
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419 views

EC2 Ubuntu with WordPress can't connect to RDS

I have set up a WordPress website on a Ubuntu 12.04 Amazon ec2 machine by following this tutorial except the fact that I haven't created a MySQL database and I am using an amazon RDS MySQL service. ...
0
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1answer
495 views

Ways to go about optimizing website performance WordPress, Amazon EC2 Apache and RDS MySQL

I have 6 WordPress websites running on 1 single EC2 instance. All the the websites are connecting to databases in 1 same RDS instance. Earlier today, traffic to the largest website peaked and the ...
1
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1answer
465 views

Possible to join an Amazon RDS SQL Server 2008 instance to a Windows Domain?

We're planning on using an Amazon RDS MS SQL Server 2008 instance in our Amazon VPC. Since we don't have access to the underlying OS for RDS, I was wondering if it's at all possible to join an RDS ...
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1answer
130 views

Amazon RDS Master-Slave Relationship between EC2 instances with load balancing activated

We're planning to move our Tomcat/MySQL app onto the Amazon cloud employing 2 EC2 instances (inst_1 & inst_2) running in different availability zones whereby inst_1 will contain the master RDS db ...
1
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1answer
183 views

What is the database server usage size available with the Amazong AWS RDS free usage tier?

At http://aws.amazon.com/free/, the documentation indicates the Free Usage Tier comes with 30 GB of Amazon Elastic Block Storage, and for database/RDS, 20 GB of database storage. When I create launch ...
3
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1answer
721 views

How do I debug lock timeouts with MySQL / Amazon RDS?

We've got a web app hosted on Amazon Web services. Our database is a multi-az RDS MySQL server running 5.1.57 and 3-4 app servers talk to it. Today, we started seeing a lot of errors along the lines ...
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1answer
188 views

Cheapest High Available Web Server [closed]

I would like to create a high-available setup (e.g. a small cluster) for a webserver, i.e. it will run Apache, PHP and MySQL. There will be between 2-8 small websites running with only very little ...
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2answers
408 views

Does Amazon EC2 and RDS have ECC memory?

I know that Amazon's Cluster GPU Instances have ECC memory as mentioned on their blog but there's no mention of other instance types. There's a forum post from back in 2007 that went unanswered. Does ...
2
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1answer
104 views

Amazon syn between regions

We have an app on amazon servers on US-east region. The whole setup contains 2 ec2 instances behind a load balancer, an rds instance and an elasticcache instance which are all located in the US-east ...
1
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1answer
548 views

PHP occasionally fails to connect to mysql server

I have a php script on my server which is called by my client app to log some information into a remote mysql server. The scripts works fine, but occasionally (only occasionally) the script fails to ...
4
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1answer
828 views

On Amazon Web Services what is the difference between SQL Server Standard and SQL Server Web?

I noticed that SQL Server Web is vastly cheaper than SQL Server Standard on Amazon Web Services. Why is that? What am I missing if I use SQL Server Web instead of Standard?
4
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1answer
460 views

Amazon AWS VPC Performance Advantages

We have a simple setup that consists of... 1 EC Instance for HTTP/PHP requests 1 RDS Instance for our Database requests Currently our two servers do not use VPC to communicate. I was wondering if ...
3
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1answer
218 views

AWS - bigger EC2 instance or DB split

I am running a website of off a small EC2 instance. The memory on the instance is maxed out, mostly due to SQL server process. I am thinking about either upgrading to a medium instance or staying with ...
2
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2answers
3k views

How can I setup a VPN for remote users to connect to a AWS RDS server?

I have remote developers that travel and have constantly changing IP addresses. I would like them to be able to connect to a VPN running on a instance on EC2. Once they are connected to the VPN with a ...
3
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3answers
727 views

I/O intensive MySql server on Amazon AWS

We recently moved from a traditional Data Center to cloud computing on AWS. We are developing a product in partnership with another company, and we need to create a database server for the product ...
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847 views

Cannot connect to MySQL on RDS (Amazon Web Services) from my laptop

I'm having some trouble connecting to a MySQL 5.1 server on an RDS instance on AWS from my laptop. The detailed description of the problem is here: ...
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383 views

Migration to Amazon Web Services… How to choose instance size? [closed]

We are currently using Rackspace Cloud Sites for hosting a lot of company-related websites. Because of shortcomings with the service (stuff like no SSH access...), we are considering moving to another ...
2
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2answers
689 views

Efficient plan for backing up EC2 instance, EBS volumes and RDS DBs

I have an EBS-based EC2 instance (ebs_vol_1) which mounts and extra EBS volume (ebs_vol_2), and DB in RDS. Is tacking a snapshot of ebs_vol_1 & ebs_vol_2, enough for preventing data-loss? Is ...
0
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2answers
53 views

Is there a way to obtain the list of client machines which connect to an EC2 instance

We would like to monitor the list of client machines (IP addresses, login, logout times) which connect (e.g. via ssh) into a Amazon EC2 | RDS instance
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1answer
264 views

amazon aws network latency issues

We have just started to move our infrastructure to Amazon's AWS (EU West). Since we started the move we have started seeing some quite substantial spikes in network latency. Our setup is quite simple, ...
2
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1answer
365 views

Low transfer rates on Amazon's EC2

I have a question re transfer rates on Amazons EC2. Basically I am evaluating a move to the Amazon stack of services, however wanted to benchmark it against our current setup first. My setup is pretty ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Easy GUI way to auto scale EC2 and RDS: aws console, scalr, ylastic…?

I am managing all my instances with the AWS Management Console (the GUI web console) but now I want to use Auto Scale and it seems that this can not be done with that console. Yes, there is CloudWatch ...
6
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2answers
363 views

Strategy for maintaining Amazon RDS instance on prod vs development

How do you folks manage your Amazon RDS instances? In production I obviously want to use Amazon RDS with a master-slave replication setup going. Unfortunately this incurs substantial costs to bring ...
4
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2answers
3k views

AWS EC2 dns resolution diagnostic

I am using EC2 instances with amazon linux installed (with amazon dns server settings, which comes from DHCP), as well as an RDS database. The EC2 instances are behind ELB and get high traffic. The ...
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2answers
3k views

How to create a local backup of a remote Amazon RDS MySQL database?

How do I create a local backup of a remote Amazon RDS MySQL database? What I need to know is how to make a complete full local backup of a MySQL database (not a remote Amazon snapshot) that can be ...
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1answer
210 views

Amazon RDS instance stopped responding

We've been running a large RDS instance in production for over year without a single moment of downtime. Recently, with a bigger budget and higher stakes, we decided to convert it to a multi-AZ ...