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1answer
44 views

Running multiple web sites on a single EC2 instance [closed]

To cut costs and simplify management, we have been thinking about running multiple web sites on a single Windows EC2 instance. Is that something you would recommend? what are the pros and cons? Can ...
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2answers
1k views

How to set up port forwarding on Amazon EC2

I have a web application running on Amazon EC2. It listens on port 9898. I can access it by entering the ip address and port number. e.g 1.2.3.4:9898 However, what I'd really like to be able to do ...
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1answer
154 views

Amazon EC2 web server unreachable when running

A couple weeks ago I had a service message of "Database error" when I accessed my website hosted on my server. It appeared that MySQL had crashed for some mysterious reason (the had no visitors except ...
0
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1answer
135 views

How can I find the bottle neck? [duplicate]

I have a EC2 m1.large Ubuntu 13.04 Instance runs PHP 5.5, PHP-FPM and NGINX. Cache is handled by Elastic Cache using Redis and the database connects to a separate m1.large MongoDB server. The content ...
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1answer
141 views

Can I host multiple sites with one Amazon EC2 instance [duplicate]

I currently have VPS server and I pay around $75 per month and I get: 40GB HD 2Gb RAM 100GB BW 6 core cpu (but i dont use much) I have only one live website running and traffic is only max 100 user ...
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2answers
163 views

Autoscaling set-up on EC2

I'm new to web development and design (I moved over from construction where answers are much larger), and I'm trying to build a scalable AWS architecture for a Wordpress site that lives in the free ...
0
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1answer
33 views

Web server (on 1 machine) serving files from another machine EC2

I am trying to setup the following configuration (or at least this is what I've got in my mind). EC2 instance running the web server (Nginx or Apache) EC2 instance where the actual site files are ...
0
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2answers
235 views

Would moving images to a CDN significantly reduce my CPU/memory load?

I am trying to reduce the cpu/memory load on my web server, and I am wondering if I should host my images on a CDN instead of my webserver. Does serving these images take up much CPU/memory?
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2answers
682 views

Amazon EC2 EBS Backed Do I need to worry about backup strategy at all?

If I enable termination prevention, do I need to have a backup strategy in place at all? I have Windows /w SQL Server on a ROOT backed EBS EC2. I can NEVER lose my server configuration or database ...
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1answer
119 views

Number of user served by nginx on ubuntu EC2 Instance

commerce web site running, on multiple ec2 instances. The web content is served using nginx and its a ruby on rails application. I am using a load balancer which routes the traffic to the multiple ec2 ...
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0answers
144 views

nginx does not respect “root” directive

I'm running an EC2 instance with Ubuntu and trying to setup virtual servers for two domains without luck and cannot figure out why. My web documents are located in /var/www/<domain> and ...
1
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6answers
2k views

How to know if my nginx is in good health?

I am running a nginx on EC2 (m1.small) for SSL termination. I am using 2 workers on Ubuntu, with latest nginx (stable), the network throughput is around 2Mbps and system load average is around 2 to ...
0
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1answer
154 views

How can I make an EC2 instance report a custom hostname

I purchased an amazon ec2 instance, where I configured a webserver. Then I purchased Route53 to handle dns, where I set my custom domain to point on the Elastic IP. The fact is that when typing my ...
2
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1answer
341 views

Web server (IIS) and database mirroring (Postgresql)

Recently our web-server crashed and we had to recover everything from a backup which took the whole day(totally unacceptable in our business). So my question is, how can I create a complete mirror ...
4
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1answer
1k views

1 EC2 instance per website - manage multiple websites on Amazon cloud using EC2

I'm managing multiple websites, most based on WordPress and all are based on LAMP stack. I'm moving all my websites to Amazon cloud. I'm new to AWS and my plan is moving 1 website by one, starting ...
1
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3answers
659 views

Amazon EBS : Is it flexible and expandable or is it a static disk

I just started the journey into cloud and my choice was Amazon. The free tier was very cool so i opted for this stuff. In the free tier there was a free storage of 30Gb (EBS), so i made a EBS Volume ...
0
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1answer
132 views

Test and Production Environments/Servers Accessible Online From the Same URL

I am attempting to setup a test environment that points to the same URL as my production environment in order to make database migrations easier. Is this something that is possible? One idea that I ...
4
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2answers
181 views

Mongo database replicas on the same machines as load balanced webservers?

We're testing deployment of a web app on Amazon's EC2 which uses MongoDB for the database. Mongo recommends using at least 3 nodes for replication for data integrity. Although this is testing, we'd ...
1
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1answer
483 views

Arch Linux with an nginx/django setup refuses to display ANYTHING

I'm on Amazon Ec2, with an Arch Linux server. While I truly am loving it, I'm having the issue of actually getting nginx to display anything. Everytime I try to throw my hostname into the browser, the ...
2
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1answer
2k views

A lot of errors 400 access.log with Nginx and loadbalancer

Hy, I have juste install nginx for my website, and everything is working well and very fast :) But i have this kind of error in my access log : IP - - [30/Dec/2011:11:06:00 +0000] - "-" 400 0 "-" ...
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1answer
62 views

Management and Web applications servers

I currently have a web infrastructure on amazon ec2, with a loadbalancer and three servers apache with a php application on it. And my database is on amazon RDS. I am looking for an application ...
0
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1answer
129 views

What is the best EC2 instance architecture for a video converting website? [closed]

For a video converter [using FFMPEG on linux [ ubuntu ] ] , and media files grabber [ from youtube and other video hosting websites] .. What is the best architecture to use in EC2? By architecture I ...
2
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2answers
976 views

How to setup a domain that doesn't use www prefix on Azure/EC2

Suppose I have a domain, foo.com where I have a series of pages like foo.com/123 and foo.com/456 etc. I want to use the domain and provide links without a www prefix. These pages also will have ...
1
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1answer
116 views

Apache2 'caching'/'keeping in memory' a static html page (is there anything to be gained?)

I'm running a site with a popular 99% static html page (1 MB) on Amazon EC2 micro instance which receives around 35,000 pageviews a day. The site is only changing once every 3-4 hours or so and it is ...
0
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1answer
244 views

Virtual Host Bandwidth Monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? I am trying to find some type of software or results where I can monitor bandwidth traffic coming from each of my virtual ...
0
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1answer
381 views

AWS EC2 EBS Microinstance Storage and Djangostack

I'm moving my person webpage to an Amazon EC2 free (for now) micro instance, and want to clarify some things. Since the micro instance does not have any "local storage", when i am installing apache, ...
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2answers
764 views

what is causing the server to go down?

I have an aws ec2 server Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS and every week it keeps shutting down for whatever reason I have no idea. I go in the aws console and reboot the server and all is well. What can be causing ...
0
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2answers
192 views

How do you separate a wsgi django/python app server from the web server?

I've built a django / python application, running on apache with wsgi, and hosted on a single amazon AWS EC2 instance. It a custom client application, so low traffic, but one part of my application ...
0
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1answer
40 views

DB/Webapp Server Requirements Advice

I am building a MySQL database with a web front end for a client. The client and their staff will use this webapp on a daily basis, creating anywhere from a few thousand, to possibly a few hundred ...
0
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2answers
353 views

How much does sql queries cost in AWS?

I keep on reading/misunderstanding in&out in EBS costs $.10 per million. does that mean 1M queries cost $.10? b/c i am creating a web-based tests and they require a lot of queries to save ...
0
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1answer
165 views

mapping naked domain (www.example.com) to static website saved in s3

I am developing a web application. I recently purchased a domain from godaddy.com and am using google apps for email, calendar, docs and other services as well. Now I just need to show that "my site ...
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1answer
218 views

How to setup a domain name on my EC2 server

I bought a domain from whois.com and I am trying to set it up on my Amazon EC2 instance. I have Apache installed on it. I saw these two related questions here and here but could still use some hand ...
0
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2answers
292 views

Scaling a PHP Application on EC2 - Question on Architecture

I am a little new to PHP and EC2 so bear with me. I need to setup two instances on EC2 running Apache and PHP, that in turn communicate with a third instance running MySQL server. The two Web ...
3
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2answers
4k views

Link a domain to a Amazon EC2 instance?

I just installed an instance with Ubuntu 10.10 x32, micro (free tier), LAMP. It works! I have an elastic ip for my instance, assume: a.b.c.d (also works) I can see my Public DNS: ...
0
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1answer
299 views

Running game server and webserver on EC2

Hey guys, I have a webhost, and an EC2 server (to run a game server on). The problem is that I want to access/modify the EC2's files with php admin programs. I looked into a lot of options to just ...
0
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2answers
138 views

What's the disadvantage of increasing the size of an EBS instance in Amazon EC2?

I used the default ebs Ubuntu image from Alestic.com But the volume is only 8GB. Is there any disadvantage?
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3answers
494 views

How should I deploy a webserver to Amazon EC2

I am have a small website that we want to deploy to Amazon EC2. The reason is that it is cheaper than most other VPS systems, and we want to have completely custom configuration so a shared host is ...
3
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2answers
971 views

Should I turn off swap on AWS EC2?

I'm running a webserver and database server on the same AWS EC2 instance. I know it's a bad idea to have swap for web server, so should I just turn it off? Will it affect the database service (I guess ...
0
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2answers
848 views

What webserver/enviroment should i use?

I've been developing my site on XAMPP, and i put a Amazon EC2 windows instance with xampp pre installed to host my site on AWS, but XAMPP is bad right? it's meant for devoloping? Should i use anything ...
2
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4answers
2k views

Zero-downtime availability in a web-serving frontend on EC2?

We have a web application with low load but high availability requirements. It consists of a single front-end load balancer and a couple back-end servers. The load balancer is there primarily for ...
5
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3answers
887 views

Are there any advantages to using OpenSolaris over linux other than ZFS?

Are there any advantages to using OpenSolaris, other than ZFS, rather than using a common linux distribution such as CentOS or Ubuntu? I ask because I'm interested in using OpenSolaris on AWS to take ...
0
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1answer
775 views

Web server on Amazon EC2 Ubuntu, port 80

How to set up a web server on a EC2 Ubuntu on port 80? There already seems to be a daemon listening on port 80 by default? What is that daemon and is it safe to kill it? #lsof -i java 1290 ...