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Amazon Web Services viable for OpenGL driven app? [closed]

Our company currently has an openGL/directX powered app for viewing 3D models. Some of our customers have expressed an interest in a cloud based solution that would allow their users of devices with ...
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EC2 save configurations and PHP files

I'm about to start using AWS for the first time. From what I understood, when you terminate an instance or start a new one, all the data is lost. For user data I understand you are supposed to use ...
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Calculating Cloud Service Costs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I would like to scale a web application to the Cloud and wanted to know if anyone had any experience calculating costs and ...
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356 views

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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3answers
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Amazon EC2 and EBS

This is a follow up question to this post, as I'm trying to get my head wrapped around all these cloud hosting services: Scaling a cloud-based ecommerce site I had stumbled upon a blog and this: ...
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Several errors starting EC2 instance - EBS-backed

A little background: We converted our S3-backed (instance-store) AMI to an EBS-backed AMI recently. The process basically equated to: Stop the server Image the filesystem using ec2-bundle-image ...
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1answer
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Is Amazon EC2 ready for real-world disk-access-heavy webapp hosting with HTTPS balancer?

Load balancing with HTTPS We have apache/java/php web application that has HTTPS sessions and we want to move to Amazon EC2 with Elastic Load balancer. But we've been reading on stackoverflow that ...
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2answers
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How to dynamically setup DNS

I trying to setup as part of a study a PaaS (Platform as a service) for Ruby on Rails applications. I have already played with Amazon EC2 and Chef creating EC2 instances based on Chef's recipes and ...
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2answers
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Cannot SSH into Ubunto 10.10 running on EC2 as new user

Dear Gracious Lords of EC2/Ubuntu/SSH. Please help me understand how I can solve my SSH problem: I can SSH into my EC2 instance running Ubuntu 10.10 'Maverick Meerkat' no problem with: $ ssh -i ...
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How should I host a site that could potentially get a short spike in traffic of 1000%+

This is a purely theoretical question, but what if I had a site that would normally only get a couple thousand hits a day, but for a few days each month that could shoot to several hundred thousand or ...
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Is it possible to move an AWS EC2 AMI from one region to another region and if so how?

I have an AWS EC2 AMI in the EU region. I want to move it to the US region. The root device type is EBS and the OS is Linux. Is it possible to transfer the image to the US region and if so how?
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4answers
677 views

EC2 vs VPS for hosting [closed]

I started out with Amazon EC2 as a monthly host for my project. I am running a 'small' Windows 2k8 instance with SQL server. This is the HW that I am getting: 1.7 GB memory 1 EC2 Compute Unit (1 ...
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How much does 24 hours of a large instance on ec2 cost? [closed]

I'm trying to get a gist of how much a large ec2 instant ( 64bit 4GB RAM ) would cost, without the bandwidth & incoming/outgoing requests. If i were to start an instant and keep it running for a ...