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EC2: maximum shutdown time exceeded

Is there a maximum shutdown for instances in Amazon EC2? And is that maximum configurable via the EC2-API? We transfer data at shutdown time from the instance to S3. This works great for small files. ...
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2answers
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What is Windows Azure's equivalent of Amazon AWS EC2?

Does anyone know the equivalent of Amazon EC2 in Windows Azure? Thinking of moving to Azure but we are not looking into rewriting the .NET application, also we do need private VPN to our office. Is ...
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Amazon EC2 migration from one region to the other

I'm using the following Amazon EC2 resources in the US East (Virginia) region: 1 Running Instance 1 Elastic IP 2 EBS Volumes 100 EBS Snapshots 1 Key Pair 2 Security Groups 5 My Own AMIs (customized ...
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What's the easiest way to back up EC2 instances automatically?

I'm worried I might log in one day and my fully configured instance has been removed. I would like to be able to back it up daily to S3 but frustratingly this is not a simple setting in the console. ...
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Does cloud storage replicate the data over many datacenters if so it means i benefit content delivery network?

Let's assume that i want to use cloud storage service from one of the cloud storage provider, i got X gb structured and unstructured data and i will use this data as my contents of my interactive web ...
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Should I persist images on EBS or S3?

I am migrating my Java,Tomcat, Mysql server to AWS EC2. I have already attached EBS volume for storing Mysql data. In my web application people may upload images. So I should persist them. There ...
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3answers
940 views

Automatically Login & Startup A Windows Program On Amazon's EC2 Service

How can I automatically start a program on Amazon's EC2 Windows 2008 web servers? For example, if I wanted to test the "Digg effect" on a web page of mine, how could I open 100 windows 2008 servers ...
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206 views

Updateing files on Amazon’s CDN

is there any way to update files stored on Amazon's CDN service? Seems like it won't take any update of a file we make (eg. removing the file and storing the new one with the same file name as ...
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333 views

Can you have private URLs in Amazon's CloudFront?

In Amazon's S3 storage system you can have sort of private URLs using a special query string and expiring the link after a while. Is such a private system possible using Amazon's CloudFront, which is ...