Cloud computing is the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices as a utility (like the electricity grid) over a network (typically the Internet)

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Deploying a private DAAS?

I am an electronics student who is doing an internship at a Data center. (have small to no knowledge about virtualization, cloud, computer networks). My friend and I were given a chance to deploy and ...
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Node.js ESB authentication for connection to cloud based services

I've been looking at Authentication for Node.js and it seems like http://passportjs.org/ fits the bill quite nicely. Do you think that this would be a good candidate to interface with all major third ...
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Serving multiple web-service instances [closed]

We're building an API-based web solution on Python which is going to be delivered to individual customers. Each customer is going to have a separate dataset. Currently, it's not a problem to deploy ...
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Upgrading your cloud application when running it on a live cluster?

I am working on a cloud based application which installed under Ubuntu as you would otherwise expected. For example, the server is installed as follow: apt-get install snapserver We have nearly 20 ...
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Which cloud providers which let you spoof an outgoing IP address, and how? [closed]

I have a web application which is load-balanced using LVS which has been hosted within my organization's network to this point. We've used both direct and tunnel routing within LVS, which results in ...
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EC2 Spot Instance Capabilities

I'm planning to bring up a few EC2 Spot Instances in the near future but, before I do, I have a couple of questions that I couldn't find answers to in the documentation. I was curious if it was ...
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Synology Cloud Station selective folder synchronization

I'm in a lab and we share a Synology RS411 with the package 'Cloud Station' installed. We have a folder called 'LabUsers' and several subfolders under it for user-a, user-b, till user-z. Everyone has ...
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OwnCloud - Slow Transfer Rates - Unsolved Bug?

I recently setup an OwnCloud server. However, after installing the Sync Client I get very slow transfer rates. I might do 1GB a day. Is this just an issue with WEBDav protocol? I've read that there ...
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Cloud9 set relative url

I was looking a lot but haven't found any information how to run Cloud9 not only in root but also in a relativeUrl like localhost:3131/user_1. I edited baseUrl param in ...
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Servers Hostname Normalisation [duplicate]

I'm currently building a private servers farm with a thousand and thousand hosts, and I suddenly faced a really interesting question that I was unable to answer at the moment. Is there a Standard ...
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Remote storage on ubuntu server

I have an Ubuntu server having limited storage, 30GB. I need extra 100GB, how can I have a remote storage or remote drive which does not occupy local space? Cloud services like dropbox take local ...
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Block employee access to public cloud

First of all, let me state that this is not my idea and I don't want to discuss whether such an action is reasonable. However, for a company, is there a way to prevent employees to access public ...
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Amazon VPC Availability

We are trying to expand our reliability setup using VPC in us-west-1. The 'a' and 'b' AZs work fine, but when I try to create subnets on 'c' it just fails with the message: Value (us-west-1c) for ...
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how MAAS, OpenStack and juju work together

I have been reading several tutorials recently and as some point I thought MAAS manages cluster of physical machines(servers) on which openstack could be eventually installed but I failed to see how ...
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What is the difference between OpenStack, CloudFoundry and Stackato?

I'm quite new to all this *aaS thing, and currently I'm trying to wrap my head around concepts and how things basically work. What puzzles me quite a bit at the moment is the difference between a ...
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If a Windows shop moves “everything” to the cloud, does it still need Active Directory?

Taking a spin off of this question: Do I really need MS Active Directory? in a new direction for 2014. Taking into account a basic Windows infrastructure: domain controllers Exchange 2007/2010/2013 ...
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Scalable Cloud solution for High Availability [closed]

Scenario: I am about to launch a cloud software in a couple months. This will be a SaaS solution for multiple clients. The software deals with Healthcare o Encryption at rest is a requirement. It is ...
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Why use a print server?

We have 3 network-printers to manage for about 50 users. Until now we have used a Windows 2003 Server Domain Controller with print service as our print server, but we are migrating many services to ...
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What program/service should I use to set up a file server and browse those files on the web? [closed]

I'm new to networking and IT, so I apologize for any gaps of knowledge in my query. I want to set up a file server for at least ten Windows 7 workstations so that these computers can download and ...
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Load balancing architecture: sticky sessions and dynamic backends

I'm struggling to find a solution to a specific load balancing requirement. It seems that various combinations of HAProxy, Nginx, Varnish and Apache's mod_proxy_balancer can do some but not all of ...
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Amazon EC2 - No SSH After Reboot, Connection Refused

I've replicated this two or three times, so I'm guessing there's something wrong with what I'm doing. Here are my steps: Launch new instance via EC2 Management console using: Ubuntu Server 13.10 - ...
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Minimum requirement for Storm cluster

We recently load tested storm for our application, and it seems like that we are using 0.07 capacity on maximum load. The result makes default memory settings for workers and supervisors looks very ...
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How do I choose servers to minimize latency to a critical third-party service?

I would like to spin up a cloud server that has the minimum possible ping to a third-party service. Do you just get on AWS and keep making servers in new Availability Zones until the ping is good ...
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Is there a decent way to manage accounts across disparate web services?

I'm in the position of needing to manage the accounts of multiple people across many different types of services, including onboarding and offboarding users. Being that we're using multiple different ...
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Is there more than one provisioning technology named fog? [closed]

I have a puppet installation in which I tried to check the fog version (for cloud provisioning), but I got no response so I assumed it was not installed. I need fog in order to utilize the vmware ...
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On my Amazon EC2 instance for a school project. I tracked visitor IPs and within 5 minutes an IP linked to cnn-noc.net (Huawei/China Netcom) appeared [closed]

I'm not sure if there are any rules here regarding posting specific IP addresses so I will take the address down if necessary. As aforementioned, I put up an IP tracker on my Amazon EC2 instance for ...
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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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KVM vs Hyper-V. Which hypervisor is best for windows guests? [closed]

I am currently testing openstack for windows guests (XP and 7). I have deployed openstack "all in one" on system with following specs Processor corei5. (4 physical cores and 8 Threads with HT ...
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Logs show lots of user attempts from unknown IP [duplicate]

I lost access to my instance which I host on AWS. Keypairing stopped to work. I detached a volume and attached it to a new instance and what I found in logs was a long list of Nov 6 20:15:32 ...
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Is there a way to know the very instant that sshd becomes available on a remote box?

Lots of cloud providers (AWS, GCE, etc) allow you to start up a machine instance, and then start billing you immediately. It can take anywhere from minutes to tens of minutes for the server to come up ...
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Where is billing module in OpenStack fresh install?

I have install openstack on single node using packstack. but i cannot find any way to know about how to do billing of my virtual machines. Is the billing module integrated inside openstack? (which i ...
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Understanding swiftstack storage

I just wanted to make sure I understand swift FS properly. Is it possible to run a live VM operating system image on Swift like you can on a mounted SAN/NAS/Local storage? Or is it just for operations ...
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Which would be the best switch for a cloud cluster? [closed]

I am about to set up a private cloud using Eucalyputs on CentOS, and I am confused about buying a network switch. Right now there will be 4 node controllers on my cloud, but in the near future I am ...
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High latency on domain with CDN

High latency on domain with CDN I have problems with latency on my server, these are the tests I made with blitz.io Latency album http://imgur.com/a/bCmwo I would uploaded images here but it ...
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What's the best 'out of the box' way to copy files to a cloud server?

I need to copy files to a newly provisioned Amazon Windows 2008 server. FTP seems to be frowned upon these days, so what is the recommended way of getting files to the machine? Ideally without ...
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Loadbalance between Heroku and AppHarbor? [closed]

How would you set up simple redundancy between these 2 "cloud" providers? Does a DNS fallback seem reasonable (that would update records when one is down) or would it take too long to propragate the ...
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MySQL geographic replication cloud

I currently have a standard local LAMP setup, (2 web servers, master/slave MySQL, load balancer). This is severing me well locally, but my global users experience slowness. I want to setup some ...
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How to estimate network data transfer volume for a mysql database

When planning to port my application (Java+Tomcat+MySql) to a cloud hosting, I've found that one important factor to consider is the volume of data transferred to/from the database, as it is limited ...
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I'm able to connect to my seafile using my root domain, although I only specified to use my subdomain. (nginx)

I have the following problem, that I'm able to connect to my seafile installation using my root domain "www.domain.com", although I only specified and I only want to use "cloud.domain.com". I only ...
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can two cloud infrastructures connect

I want to use app engine but unfortunately they are not supporting with their DB spatial queries, so I was wondering if there is a way to create my DB on one cloud either AWS or Azure and my backend ...
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Renting Bandwith Overhead [duplicate]

Preface I have my own servers that have been given to me by a company I used to work for. I want to use these servers for some sites I've developed. I'm expecting a good amount of traffic and don't ...
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Discover other instances within chef recipe on rightscale

I'm using rightscale for cloud orchestration and one thing that I miss is how I can find other servers within a chef recipe. What I need is to get the servers tagged with project:database=active when ...
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Relay HTTP request through other servers and back

I have 6 Ubuntu cloud servers, which of one acts as a main Django deployment with an intranet and cronjobs. For the cronjobs I request data from different data-sources, that I want to go through the ...
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Avoid server downtime [closed]

Up until now, I've always set up my projects on a single (cloud or vps) instance. Always the same routine: Install LAMP, have it make mysql dumps for backups, secure the ssh, let it run for years ...
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Puppet. add user and permissions from another node

We have 2 nodes first node 'db' { include postgresql::server } second node 'webapp' { include nginx include unicorn include postgresql::client } how to make the second node could add the database ...
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EC2-like virtualisation platform with non-RDP access

I'm looking into setting up a few small VMs. The trouble is the software I intend to install on them (Cisco VPN Client) blocks out networking (other than to the target VPN destination...) with no ...
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How do I add a VM hosted on Windows Azure to my local Active directory?

I have an on premise network with active directory on it. I want to host one of my newer applications on a VM hosted on windows azure. I want to be able to log in to this VM using my existing AD ...
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Understanding where an amazon ec2 instance run?

I am currently using the aws api from my local desktop. I can successfully take backups of my amazon volumes, and even create an ami from it. Now when i wanted to run the instance to be built from ...
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MySQL server on openstack

I want to set up a MySQL database that is easy to scale. Traditional, off-cloud scaling means (1) upgrading the hardware, (2) sharding, or (3) replicating. Option 1 is easy but is limited. Option 2 ...
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Getting the ramdisk id of an amazon elastic cloud storage?

I ran ec2-describe-instances, on which i got the output as INSTANCE i-14305121 ami-bf1d8a8f ec2-54-244-161-27.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com ip-10-244-164-7.us-west-2.compute.internal ...