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What best describes the depreciation of Cloud environments vs on premise? [on hold]

Which one of these scenarios best describe how technology will age out on premise vs in the cloud. I'll start with the statement On premise servers will depreciate in value, and are more prone to ...
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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 Pay-...
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How do I set up an sftp user to login with a password to an EC2 ubuntu server?

I have an Ubuntu Server running on an EC2 instance. To login to that server I use a certificate file without any password. I've installed and configured vsftpd and created a user (let's call him "...
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Tradeoffs between cross-cloud and cross-AZ-single-cloud deployments

We have a educational system (federated microservices that are running mostly on AWS EC2, RDS MySQL and a message queue) that is already distributed across regions, primarily for latency hiding, ...
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How to add a security group to a running EC2 Instance?

I have an Amazon EC2 instance running and I will like to add another security group to that instance and then remove the current security group from that instance. Is this possible?
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EC2 Instance Monitoring [closed]

I was wondering what would be the best way to monitor multiple EC2 instances, I saw Amazon offers CloudWatch but it costs money! Is there any alternative? I've heard that Cacti is particularly good, ...
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How to add developer to google cloud platform with restricted permission but he should start instance

I have hired a google cloud window server 2012 machine for one of my developer in remote location to develop. Since he is different timezone so I want him to start/stop the instance but I don't want ...
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The Hidden Risks of Cloud Computing? [closed]

In an era of ubiquitous broadband, smart-phones, and users who manage multiple computers and devices, it just makes sense to move your email, photos, documents, calendar, notes, finances, and contacts ...
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Export VM from Google Cloud

Can someone provide me some instructions on how to export a VM hosted on Google Cloud Platform to a VHD file so that I can import it to another hosting provider? Thanks in advance.
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Terraform, ecs service creation fails when using a configured IAM policy

Using Terraform, ecs service creation fails when using a configured IAM policy. Error applying plan: 1 error(s) occurred: * aws_ecs_service.beatthemarket_service: InvalidParameterException: Unable ...
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Putting ELB in from of my ECS Cluster / Service

I’m trying to put an ELB in from of my ECS service, using this terraform file But applying it, gives the below error. Any ideas on the setup that I’ve gotten wrong? $ terraform apply ... ...
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CentOS 7 Generic Cloud login?

I have an OpenStack cloud and added the CentOS-7-x86_64-GenericCloud-1503 image and it boots just fine, but I do not know how to login. What is the root password? How can I set it? Is there some other ...
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What is the mininum hardware for a cloud? [closed]

What is the minimum hardware require to run a cloud? Most setups I have seen require high end CPU's and a lot of ram and I mean 4+ Gb of ram. Is there a way to setup a personal cloud on single ...
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Should I regard openstack cloud servers as just another type of virtualization?

If I were to set up physical servers for running a business critical website, I would absolutely build redundancy into that environment. I would strive for no single point of failure and as a minimum ...
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Puppet agent , empty data set message

I am getting the following message when i run puppet agent -t on the client. Fact file /etc/facter/facts.d/roger_update_time.rb was parsed but returned an empty data set What could be the problem?
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Difference between cloud computing , grid computing and parallel computing [closed]

There are many definitions out there on the internet , but I am asking here , just because someone may answer it briefly from his/her practical experience with these technologies. How does cloud ...
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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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Cloud architecture design

I am designing a cloud architecture on AWS for a system processing large number of entities. I hope that this is the correct StackExchange for this question (SO did not seem appropriate to me - feel ...
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SSL certs for hosted VMs on a single domain

We have 5 virtual machines on the Google Cloud platform to serve our multi-vendor web store. One domain name and 5 VMs: one for Magento, one for Akeneo, one for MySQL, one for MongoDB and the fifth ...
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Can't install openstack kilo, stuck on keystone installation

I'm following this guide to install a testing instance of OpenStack Kilo with a very basic environment in a VirtualBox machine running Ubuntu server 14.04 x64. I've managed to get to the point where ...
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Static IP on a cloud computing/hosting provider? [closed]

I know Amazon's EC2 does NOT allow true static IP allocation to the virtual machine instances, but i'm wondering if any of the other cloud hosting providers do? I'm trying to find out if Rackspace ...
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Did google cloud have Singapore zone? [closed]

Based on this link Google cloud zones I know that Google cloud only have one Zone in Changhua County, Taiwan. But some post in 2014 Google cloud asia region note that there are two avaiable zone in ...
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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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configure failover using ha proxy

My Setup is as follows: I have two Samba Servers configured with DRBD, Corosync and Pacemaker. Both these servers are in HA which means when SambaServer1 goes down, data is replicated on ...
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Which Distributed File System as a backend for Cloud Computing?

I have a basic cloud running on Ubuntu Server (9.04) and Eucalyptus. Walrus (Eucalyptus' API compatable S3 implementation) stores files by on the cloud controller. However each of the other 4 server ...
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Where is log output from cloud-init stored?

Where does output from cloud-init (automatically runs scripts when starting up a virtual machine in the cloud, for example at Amazon EC2) go? I would like to know that my initialization scripts ...
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What happens when a physical machine fails in a virtual environment? [closed]

I'm getting started with virtualization so bear with me. In virtual environments applications run in a hypervisor's layer. So a single physical machine could have many virtual machines on it running ...
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Where the openstack machine images are stored?

In Openstack cloud whether the machine images are stored inside the database as a blob object or in filesystems? And if images are getting stored in filesystem then which service take care of it, is ...
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Cloud Computing IaaS Tools [closed]

I would like to know which other tools can help me to set up a private cloud infrastructure but still allow me to connect with services like Amazon EC2 or S3. The ones I know about are: Nimbus Open ...
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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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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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What are the benefits of running chef-server instead of chef-solo?

I am looking at automated deployment solutions for my team and have been playing with Chef for the past few days. I've been able to get a simple web app up an running from a base Red Hat VM using chef-...
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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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When should one use the following: Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com? [closed]

I had asked this question on StackOverflow. It was suggested to post it here too. When should one use the following: Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com? Please share ...
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Understanding: cloud-server, cloud-hosting, cloud-computing, the cloud [closed]

There's a lot of buzz about these subjects and there seems little consensus on the terms. Is that just me not understanding the subject, or is there a clear meaning for each of these terms? Are there ...
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What is “Cloud Computing”? [closed]

Everywhere I turn, I keep seeing the term "cloud computing". I've done the usual drill of reading Wikipedia, searching around a bit, but it's hard to sort the wheat from the chaff. Can someone ...
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Google App Engine SDK is open source. Would anyone from the cloud try to catch it to break the vendor lockin?

Would it be possible/feasible/desirable that any "cloud" provider grab the source code of the Google App Engine SDK in order to break the "vendor lock in" it imposes?
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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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Does Cloud Computing COST a premium? (or is it competitive with shared/managed/co-location)

Since cloud solutions (Google AppEngine, Amazon, etc.) do more for you, at the end of the day do they cost significantly more than doing it "yourself" with co-location hosting, etc. Not just ...
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How big is a cloud? [closed]

I'm trying to come up with some data on how much computing power the current cloud platforms represent. (Microsoft Azure, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, Google App Engine. Others?) Stuff like how many ...
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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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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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How do you do Cloud ROI analysis? Are you moving to cloud, and if so, which systems first? [closed]

Azure just released pricing a little while ago. And today I got a mail from Amazon advertising their cloud-based CDN. I feel like cloud-based systems are coming, but not yet ready for mainstream IT ...
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Has anyone got billed for malicious activities (DDoS) on a cloud server? [closed]

I would like to know if anyone got billed beyond expectation on a cloud service because of malicious activities (DDoS, etc)? How does EC2 and/or Rackspace Cloud handle these issues? Thank you!
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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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Is virtual machine slower than the underlying physical machine?

This question is quite general, but most specifically I'm interested in knowing if virtual machine running Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud will be any slower than the same physical machine without any ...
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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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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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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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Server bandwidth usage with rtmp streaming of video

Quick question - I am streaming video from Cloudfront using RTMP streaming via an SWF-based flash player on my EC2 instance. With this setup will I see I/O data from the EC2 instance on account of the ...