Online storage of files, hosted by third party providers.

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CSS Files not getting updated on Cloudfront

Been having this problem with my website not displaying updated CSS files. The last time I had this problem, I ended up erasing my S3 bucket and CloudFront distribution, and re-creating the whole ...
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Is more than a virtual dedicated server needed initially for a user-generated video sharing site?

I'm building a hybrid flash and HTML5 user-generated video site. I'm a novice but have some more knowledgeable developers helping me. I've bought a virtual dedicated server with 30 GB of disk space ...
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High usage media server performance question + Backup solution

I have a fairly busy media related website which allows my users to stream / download large MP3 files (50-200Mb), at busy periods I have around 250+ concurrent streams / downloads. I have over 500GB ...
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Trouble attaching more than 6 EBS volumes to EC2 instance

I'm using chef to create RAID10 arrays. Last friday morning (10/22) I was able to create arrays with 9 EBS volumes on dev/sdz1-9 with no problems I started having trouble attaching more than 6 EBS ...
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What are the alternatives to MozyPro for server-level file system off site backups?

Due to problems with getting support, we are currently looking to move away from using MozyPro to backup our Windows servers (150 GB~ of file shares and various development tools for our team of ...
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Cloud based file share

I normally wouldn't ask such a general question here. But I just started my own company and suddenly found myself in need of a team based file sharing solution. My developers and designers work all ...
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what cloud platform should I use for my rails app?

I was reviewing the platforms Heroku = I am a beginner but heroku hides a lot of details i want to learn. so i dont want to user heroku Linode Amazon EC2 which is one better. I dont want to ...
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Is using cloud files worth it? (Or any cdn?)

A little about my website: The front page needs to load fast, and it has a background image The website is an online store with lots of product images How much would it help alleviate the server of ...
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Rackspace CloudFiles and JungleDisk performance vs The Planet CloudStorage

I am considering using either Rackspace CloudFiles with JungleDisk or The Planet's CloudStorage for a webapp that needs fast read performance to serve very large video files. The application uses ...
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Confused about cloud hosting? Cloud server… 3 Dedicated or 1 Cloud? Which is the way to go?

I've finished programming an entire social network to replace an old one with already 60,000 users, (well after 6 years),but it has 100-300 users on-line at some times. I was going to start putting ...
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Any cloud storage service that lets us to authenticate the file when we serve the file to our visitors

Lets say, i want to restrict a file to my visitors. I mean , i have an xx.avi file to be streamed/downloaded, and the visitor paid me for the bandwidth and the size of the file. In amazon s3, i cant ...
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What is Best storage servers infrastructure ? DAS/NAS/SAN or installing GlusterFS/LUSTER/HDFS/RBDB

I am trying to design an infrastucture for the project I am working on. It would be somehow a file-sharing/downloading project (like rapidshare) and I would need high storage sizes and good scability, ...
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What Makes Cloud Storage (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, google Apps) different from Traditional Data center storage networking (SAN and NAS)?

Some confusion because of my question so to make it simple : "What kind of storage do big cloud providers use and why?" As far as i understand, however I am not able to find any kind of official ...
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How to choose a cloud service for backups

I am thinking of using a cloud service to backup one of my client's website. My (clients) main concerns are (in decreasing order of importance) Protection of IP (trade secrets, source code), user ...