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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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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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Web hosting in Google Cloud or Amazon AWS possible? [duplicate]

I know it's possible to host sites both in Amazon EC2 and gcloud. What I would like to know is how many virtual hosts can one server handle without noticing a drop in speed. I'm talking about very ...
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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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When should one use the following: Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com?

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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Homogeneous cluster versus heterogeneous cluster

By homogeneous cluster I mean a cluster of nodes that all have the same services running. I am trying to set up a cluster of nodes that offer a set of services. The cluster can respond to HTTPS ...
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Linux & Windows Boot Up Times in Amazon Web Service and Windows Azure

I've been working with Windows Azure and Amazon Web Services EC2 for a good many months now (almost getting to the years range) and I've seen something over and over that seems troubling. With AWS ...
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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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How are admins managing their EC2 EBS's and Snapshots?

My company is moving our hosting to Amazon and I'm working though all the migration issues. It has been quite a challenge transitioning from physical hardware to transient virtual machines. One of ...
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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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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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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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Migrating physical server to Amazon Web Services cloud computing

I am trying to migrate a physical server running Windows Server 2003 to Amazon Web Services cloud computing. What is the simplest/easiest way to transfer everything to cloud computing keeping ...
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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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Amazon EC2 bandwidth charges in case of unwanted incoming traffic(ddos/flood)?

What happens if my EC2 instance gets ddosed/flooded, which could potentially go up to tens of gigabytes an hour(and even more) of undesired incoming traffic, will i be charged for this traffic? My ...
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Multicast in Rackspace cloud

On Amazon EC2, I cannot use multicast, but how about rackspace cloud? It would be very beneficial to be able to use multicast as most clustering protocols rely on it...
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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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Migration between OpenStack and RackSpace cloud

So I am deploying a OpenStack private cloud in my business. As I understand from research the OpenStack project was created by RackSpace and that their own cloud platform uses OpenStack. So my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Clustering on cloud/VPS providers

I'm wondering if anyone can give some clustering recommendations to me. I'm currently on Linode, which I'm impressed and happy with, but they (along with just about every other VPS provider I know of) ...
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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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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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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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Are there any hosts that use openstack? [closed]

http://www.openstack.org/ I'm looking for a good cloud hosting company with utility style costs (paying for how much bandwidth, hard disk, cpu is used.