Cloud-Computing: Marketing term for clustered resources

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Is “The Cloud” one thing? Is there one Cloud or are there many? [on hold]

The definite article "the" makes it seem like it's one single entity (made up of discretely distributed nodes, obviously). But it also seems like Google, Amazon, and Microsft all have their own cloud ...
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ec2-automate-backup-awscli.sh - Purging is not working?

I have recently implemented a script that creates snapshots of my volumes. I run this script via a cron job which works very well except for the part that deletes snapshots. When I run the command to ...
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Where the openstack machine images are stored?

In Openstack cloud the machine images are stored inside the database as a blob object or it will be stored in filesystems? and where the machine images are stored in glance filesystem or in shift ...
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options for storing relatively large amount of data [closed]

I'm currently doing a bit of research for a multinational company, as part of my thesis. Truth be told, I'm more of a software/programmer kind of guy, so I'm not quite in my element here. My question ...
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Migrating resources between different Azure subscriptions

I have a few questions for the Azure gurus out there. I work for a software development house and I have been asked with coming up with our Azure infrastructure. The idea I had is to set up three ...
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VMware Grails application on one VM can't access MongoDB on another VM

I have two VMs in a VMware cloud that belong to the same VApp and so are behind the same edge gateway. The both have their own different internal ip addresses but I route services from the outside to ...
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Application on cloud server requires an active remote desktop session function properly

We have an application running on a EC2 Windows server that stops working as soon a remote desktop session to the server is closed. The application OCRs the actual screen while looking for different ...
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OpenStack multiple compute node resources allocation for single vm instance

Im learning about OpenStack and understand that resources of a single compute node can be allocated and shared between multiple vm instances. If we assume that I have a single application that ...
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Amazon Ec2 Security Updates Automatically Applied

I'm wondering how the security updates for an Amazon Linux Ec2 instance were automatically applied. Scenario: Used "Launch More Like This Instance" option on a Micro instance. Created a snapshot ...
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Using Azure for application performance testing

I have some custom system management scripts/applications that I would like to performance test against a large number of systems (10,000+) in an effort to simulate larger-scale enterprise networks. ...
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Why does Google recommend removing SSH keys from GCE for security?

Google recommends removing SSH keys from GCE instance to secure SSH. That does not make any sense to me. The keys are there for a security, right? When I remove the keys, SSHD stops working. I ...
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Attempting to restart google compute instance “INVALID_FIELD_VALUE: Invalid value for field 'resource.@': '@'. Resource was not found.”

Using the website https://console.developers.google.com, i have tried unsuccessfully to fire up an instance on the google compute engine cloud. It stopped and started just fine months ago, but every ...
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Openstack: Starting multiple shutoff intances

I am using Openstack Icehouse running on Ubuntu. After rebooting Compute node all instances that were running there will be in shutoff state. Is there way to restart them all at once? Only thing I ...
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How to manage resources in a multi-cloud service environment?

I am trying to setup an environment which will allow our development team to centrally manage all our cloud-based resources/services available. I have already looked at a variety of tools, but I am ...
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Is it possible to let a web application use the combined hardware resources of a few server machines using Apache Mesos?

I am studying a framework called Apache Mesos. I am totally new to this framework. According to this website, it can combine your datacenter servers and cloud instances into one shared pool from ...
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Can I create local AMI file for future use on various cloud service?

Is it possible to locally create a single AMI file of say Debian Jessie and use it directly (or with little changes) on any AMI-compatible cloud service providers (eg. AWS, CloudStack, Digital Ocean ...
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Windows Azure for dummy UNIX gurus?

After setting up a trial Azure account, how do I access my recently created Visual Studio 14 VM from my Windows 8 laptop? I tried opening "Remote Desktop Connection", entered the IP address shown in ...
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How does migrating a running Virtual-Machine from one Hypervisor to another actually work?

How does migrating a running Virtual-Machine from one Hypervisor to another in a cloud environment actually work? I know that it is possible and that this feature exists. But what does actually ...
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CloudStack New Install / Infrastructure Questions

I’d like to set up a public cloud for web hosting (cloud shared hosting, cloud vps, cloud servers) for a new venture, using Apache CloudStack platform. ----- Question #1 ----- What is the proper way ...
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Proxmox internal network configuration

We have several servers (with one nic) staying in one rack in hetzner. Proxmox is installed on each one, and they are combined in proxmox cluster. The goal is to create network, between virtual ...
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Confused about horizontal scalling

Please correct me if I am wrong but I guess handling more requests and load by adding more machines or balancing the load between multiple servers is horizontal scalling. So, if I add more servers, ...
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When using the puppet node init command, are the parameters to specify in the answers.install file

On puppet-enterprise version 3.3.1, I am attempting to use the puppet node init command on a VMware puppet master node hosted on a VMware VSphere client with VCenter 5.1.0. My puppet master node has ...
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Microsoft Private Cloud: how do I enable web managment? [closed]

First thing, this is a college project, I know that I broke some rules on having so many roles on one server, but again this is just to prove to my instructor that I can setup MS Private Cloud. So, I ...
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cpu_shares,cpu_period and cpu_quota in flavours customization of Openstack

I am reading openstack cloud administrator guide. On page 47 in Flavors customization topic following terms are defined. The optional cpu_shares element specifies the proportional weighted share for ...
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No internet on VIrtual Machines and external (physical) network is unreachable from VM's

I have installed openstack (packstack) on centos 6.4 with neutron. The openstack is installed on single virtual machine using vmware. First i have created external network using following command ...
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Oracle application and DB scale out in private cloud

I have a client who was looking to migrate their Oracle environment to Amazon - probably Amazon RDS but were unable to get the SLA they wanted from it. I need to know if deploying something to ...
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Reverse Proxy will not Authenticate SSLRequire for Salesforce.com

I am struggling trying to get a SSL messages via an Apache reverse proxy from salesforce.com. I am getting 403 (forbidden) error when they attempt to send a message to us. I have verified the proxy ...
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How to build a L2 Ethernet with 1000 comupters?

We don't really have 1000 computers. I'm asking this question just because my brain is blocked here. If I put a number of, say 1000, computer on a L2 Ethernet. Since most of L2 switch has only maybe ...
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error: unknown OS type hvm - help deploying VM - OpenNebula [closed]

I have the following errors when I try to create a VM: Log: Tue Mar 12 16:57:23 2013 [DiM][I]: New VM state is ACTIVE. Tue Mar 12 16:57:23 2013 [LCM][I]: New VM state is PROLOG. Tue Mar 12 16:57:23 ...
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OpenNebula: Can't create a host - Could not resolve hostname

I'm having trouble launching a host in Open nebula. Is is because I can't merge the front end with hosts i.e start off with one server and build from there. Do I have to start with 3 or 4 servers? ...
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MAAS and openstack [closed]

I am confused how MAAS (Metal as a service) is different from Cloud? What is the difference or similarities between MAAS and openstack, are they both same or different
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Create an AWS HVM Linux AMI from an Existing Paravirtual Linux AMI

Is it possible to create a hardware virtual machine (HVM) AMI from an existing paravirtual (PV) AMI. My initially thought was to start a new PV instance and use the ec2-create-image command to ...
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OpenTSDB metrics using data from sar, vmstat and iostat logs

I recently started exploring OpenTSDB for monitoring a cluster that we have in our development environment. As a newbie, I have not delved deep into it, but was wondering if anyone successfully used ...
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How can a cloud be created from virtualization or how is it different from virtualization?

I have heard that virtualization is the basis of Cloud,so If i have a machine with xen as virtualizing environment and many vms running on it,then can that be called as a cloud. Is it true that vms ...
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Does either Rackspace or AWS provide APIs for billing information?

By billing, I mean real-time usage and consumption statistics - the API for which can be used to generate custom reports, forecast expenditure, etc. I see that AWS has the facility to generate custom ...
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Allow any ip to connect to Amazon Web Services RDS using MySQL

Is it possible to allow any IP to connect to a Amazon RDS instance using MySQL? Explaining my scenario as requested in the comments: Amazon RDS by default blocks all the incoming connections which ...
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How can I make Azure instances use as little RAM as AWS?

I'm comparing the small instances of Azure, Amazon and Rackspace, and noticed that the Amazon configuration appears to use less RAM than Azure. Can anyone explain why this is? Would it be true to ...
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Why does Heroku warn against “naked” domain names?

I ran across this page in the Heroku docs... Naked domains, also called bare or apex domains, are configured in DNS via A-records and have serious availability implications when used in highly ...
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Justification of Amazon EC2 Performance

I have a .jar file that represents a server which receives over TCP an image in bytes (of size at most 500 kb) and writes it file. It then sobels this image and sends it over TCP socket to the client ...
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what are the system requirements of vmware cloud director 1.5 [closed]

what are the system requirements of vmware cloud director 1.5. Is it install on laptop for creating test environment
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EC2 Configuration

I am trying to create a server structure for my EC2 account. The design I have chosen consists of 2 instances running in different availability zones, elastic load balancer, an auto-scaling group with ...
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What are some common tagging strategies for EC2 in multi-team environments?

Given a company with multiple teams using EC2, what are some common or practical strategies for setting some TAG guidelines when instances or ami's are created so that resources can be more easily ...
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Cloudify - install-application: Application installation timed out?

Continue from this topic, I'm stopping at step 4: cloudify@default> install-application --verbose -timeout 10 /usr/local/src/gigaspaces-cloudify-2.1.0-ga/recipes/apps/petclinic-simple Validating ...
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MySql Data Loss - post mortem analysis - RackSpace Cloud Server

After a recent 'emergency migration' of a RS cloud server, the mysql databases on our server snapshot image proved to be days out of date from the backup date. And yet files that were uploaded ...
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Cloudify: bootstrap-localcloud: operation failed?

OS: Gentoo, CentOS Version: 2.1.0 Follow the quick start guide, I got the below error when running bootstrap-localcloud: cloudify@default> bootstrap-localcloud STARTING CLOUDIFY MANAGEMENT ...
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Running KVM vms on top of vmware vms

Is it possible to run a KVM (not qemu) VM on top of a Linux VM running in VMWARE ESX 5? Are there specific settings for that? No care about poor performance.
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RemoteError: Remote error: NoMoreNetworks

I get this error when I try to start the machine. There are free IP addresses (both floating and fixed). I tried to look about it on the web, but no luck (there is an answer somewhere which doesnt ...
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Open source app to manage and run commands on cloud servers? [closed]

I'm creating a SaaS platform, and I need a component / library that can create, delete and store the connection details for cloud servers. It also needs to support executing shell commands on these ...
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Can my company benefit from cloud computing? [closed]

I have read Wikipedia articles, etc., but I have a small engineering firm. We're a machine vision integrator. For some reason, it was suggested that if we offered a "cloud" -- whatever that is -- that ...
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Server Cluster Design/Setup [closed]

OK So I am not sure if this is posted already but let me explain my goal and what I am trying to do. Really need some help on this as I am not really linux or server savvy yet. I know the basics with ...