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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Monitor for resource creation in a region using AWS Cloudwatch?

I was curious if there was a way to have CloudWatch alert if ANY resource is created in a region/AZ? My use case being I want to only have us-east-2 available for consumption, so I want to get ...
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Azure app service monitoring checklist? [on hold]

I'm building up a checklist of monitoring metrics for our Azure App Service under development. This is for purposes of cost management, scaling, meeting SLA provided to our clients, alert on ...
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How to configure Cloud DaaS Windows Server 2012 r2 to access from it's Public IP [on hold]

I've disabled the Windows Firewall for Windows Server 2012 r2 Cloud Desktop, my (WAMP) website is working on internal daas IP, but I don't know how to get access from it's external (Public) address? ...
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Deploy active directory ONLY on the cloud and join workstations to it WITHOUT VPN (No DCs on premise, No RODCs etc.)

The company does not have any offices. All users are remote. However, they need an Active Directory to which workstations can be joined and users can be centrally managed. One suggestion is to ...
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Cannot SSH into server from only one machine [closed]

So, I have been ssh'ing into a remote VM with a pub/private key auth just fine from one laptop. All of a sudden, I cannot ssh in. When I transfer the certificate to another laptop, it works just ...
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Secure Storage Requirements in the Cloud [closed]

I'm trying to understand some low-level security requirements for a cloud based secure storage solution. Specifically, I'm interested in the following: What mode of encryption (and integrity ...
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Suspicous unexpected reboot of google cloud compute engine

Recently I just experienced an unplanned and unexpected reboot of a google cloud compute engine. It was one of the two instances that had been running in Asia region (Taiwan). To figure out what ...
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Cloud Computing Lab Specifications [duplicate]

I am a system administrator and i have been asked to setup a Cloud Lab where following will be covered. What I would like to know is what is the minimum number of hardware for servers, storage and ...
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Automatically Applying Security Updates for AWS Elastic Beanstalk

I've been a fan of Heroku since it's earliest days. But I like the fact that AWS Elastic Beanstalk gives you more control over the characteristics of the instances. One thing I love about Heroku is ...
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What is a VPU (versus CPU)?

I know that VPU stands for Virtual Processing Unit (versus CPU), but what does that mean exactly? Is it just the new terminology for referring to processor resources in a virtual server versus a ...
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How to create many cloud servers on behalf of many customers

I am trying to figure out a way to create cloud servers for customers that I wouldn't have access to. For example, if I have 100 customers, I need some type of sign up process for the user to create ...
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OpenStack Cinder: iSCSI login negotiation failure after reboot

I have a Cinder storage and controller node running on the same CentOS 7 box as Nova compute. Everything worked fine, until I rebooted. Now my instances can't mount volumes and I get the errors below. ...
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Azure: Change OS Drive in Linux VM (non-classic)

My co-worker accidently turned on a firewall on an ubuntu machine in microsoft azure , which caused a complete cut of to the management via SSH - port 22 is now blocked. What i've done is: ...
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How to determine to determine the server type from inside a server on LW (LiquidWeb)?

Exist a way to match the hardware characteristics of a server that is hosted in LW(LiquidWeb) with the "plans" that those guy offer? With plans I refer to what they have here On a EC2 instance you ...
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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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SSH to other Azure Linux Servers from jump server

I provisioned a stack of VM's and during the process I elected to create a jump server. Now I am on the jump server trying to connect to other machines via SSH but I keep getting an error stating that ...
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Backup microsoft SQL server 2008 to OneDrive [closed]

Is there an option to automate a backup to Microsoft Onedrive every night? The machine is a Windows server 2008 R2. I would like to to able to automatically upload my backups to OneDrive. I was ...
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Why do we use a OS Base Image with Docker if containers have no Guest OS?

I've just started to study Docker and there's something that's being quite confusing for me. As I've read on Docker's website a container is different from a virtual machine. As I understood a ...
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Multiple Gateways of different type on Microsoft Azure Virtual Network?

I currently have a VNET that is linked to an ExpressRoute connection that has a Gateway to a local on-premise network. I would like to add a secondary Gateway that would connect this VNET to another ...
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Trouble activating Single Sign-On (SSO) on Trial subscription to Oracle Cloud

everybody First, I am not sure I am really on topic here, but Oracle's own "cloud" support and community forums are not helpful (they get very little traffic and there were no responses yet). Maybe ...
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How can I keep a third-party cloud provider accountable for guest VM performance?

I support an ERP system for a manufacturer. We're experiencing intermittent application performance issues on our database, hosted on VMware by a third-party cloud provider. (They're a smaller ...
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Best Foundation for Mesos Deployment

We are currently in the process of designing the architecture of our new Apache Mesos cloud setup. The goal is to unify our systems by moving different stacks onto the same architecture. The main ...
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Digital Ocean Wordpress Server Inaccessible After Massive CPU spike

I have set up a digital ocean server to host a wordpress website. I set it up as the basic $10 server as I don't expect much traffic. After setting it up I followed the Digital Ocean security tips ...
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How should I manage my cloud-hosted virtual networks/machines?

I am currently hosting multiple production projects in Microsoft Azure. Each project is configured with a separate virtual network with two Windows VMs to act as web servers, and one server to act as ...
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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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How cloud storage provider like google store and distinguish data of different users? [closed]

My question is simple. How the cloud storage provider like google store data of different users on same server. For example there are two user storing there data on a single drive on cloud. My ...
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Passing Site-to-Site VPN through a proxy

We have two offices (one in San Diego and one in Hong Kong) connected via a Site-to-Site VPN (A ZyWall Firewall connected to a Cisco Firewall), which is working fine. However, the speed we get between ...
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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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Remote parallel deployment in Tomcat

We're deploying an app to several Jelastic Tomcat environments using Maven on a TeamCity build server. This works well and has done so for quite some time. Now, we want to move closer to zero-...
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Eucalyptus or OpenNebula or… for a Linux and Windows build server private cloud

We are setting up an 8-machine build farm. Most of these builds need to happen on a specific flavor of Linux (Fedora 10 as of now), while some of them will happen on several different Windows VMs. We ...
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Link a JIRA cloud with local bitbucket server + jenkins

We would like to have an online "JIRA Cloud" account, linked to a local "on server" Bitbucket install. Our IT will not open any port TO bitbucket(but is ok, to allow bitbucket communicate to JIRA ...
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unable to access Linux VM on Azure

I recently uploaded Oracle Linux 6 VM from VM Warework station to Azure. After provisioning the VM , I am unable to connect to the VM via SSH through Putty. "Network Error: Connection Timed Out" is ...
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Azure GPU instances? [closed]

I see various blog posts and press releases saying Azure has GPU instances (N-type), but I can't see them anywhere. Are they a private beta? (How do I sign up?) Are they only in a specific region?
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Windows 2012. Enable network adapter with only file system access

We ha ve a cloud hosted Windows 2012 Server. There is no plesk installed. Accidentaly disabled the only network adapter, and now in revovery mode we only have access to the file system. I need to ...
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Servers, cloud and network

I need so help so I have few questions. I work in small company and we are going to be buying one or two servers for our needs. We are in area that isn't well equip with internet (only ADSL or WiMAX) ...
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Shared nothing database systems with SAN

Cloud data warehousing being so popular recently, I am wondering if there is an inherent contradiction in the manner in which they are architected: Terradata, Greenplum etc. require 'Shared Nothing' ...
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Google Cloud Messaging - server side - connection 502 error

i have problem with connection from my application server to GCM : gcm.googleapis.com:5235 Exception: XMPPError connecting to gcm.googleapis.com:5235.; : remote-server-error(502) I have exact same ...
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Hybrid Cloud Backup solution [closed]

I am looking like this solution. How can I do this? My side there will a central server This server as a local backup server. It will act as local file cache server. This server will encrypt all ...
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Monitoring AWS Systems Behind ElasticBeanStalk

So I'm getting a company set up in the Amazon Cloud -- creating IAAS protocol/solutions/standardized implementation, etc while also being the SysAdmin for individual systems, app environments, and day-...
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Centralized management of app.config parts for self-hosted .NET services

What will be the best way to handle these scenarios, if they are not one-time, but regular: Self-hosted services on a quite a bunch of machines are needed to be repointed to different database in a ...
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Does Azure Backup protect against a compromised server?

I have a (physical, not Azure VM!) Windows server whose files are automatically backed up using Azure Backup. If the server gets compromised, how much damage to the backups can the attacker do? ...
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Where does ansible package module search for given package name?

I am new to ansible and trying to copy and install jdk on remote machine. I would like to use rpm install only considering I have all different flavours of clients.(RHEL, Centos, Ubuntu etc). Below is ...
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Cloud scalling and costs [closed]

First time I learned about clouds, I made suggestion, that when I create cloud VM there, I'll pay for the only resources I use. If I use 5% of CPU and 300mb memory I'll pay only for this and while ...
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Magento VM Instance on Google Cloud Platform doesn't allow uploading any files

Decided to give the Google Cloud Launcher a try by launching a one click Magento installation. Everything went smoothly and it did get up and running, however I have encountered one glaring fault that ...
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What is a practical way to mirror an Amazon S3 bucket?

I want to mirror my Amazon S3 buckets. I want to do this because 1) I don't want all my data only existing with one provider; and 2) in case of software error or security breach I want to have the ...
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Parse.com Cloud Code Jobs Stuck Pending

Update 1: Parse has officially confirmed this as a bug they're investigating on their status page, as well as on Facebook as Benedicte Raae mentioned in an answer. Update 2: Parse has confirmed that ...
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Simple docker application - how to deploy easily?

I have a relatively simple web application that consists of two Docker containers working together. One container hosts the web server and the other one hosts a image rendering software. On my ...
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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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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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FTP or file share [closed]

I have a server hosted in a cloud running ubuntu server 15.10. I don't have access to all ports (only main ports) and I wanted to install some kind of FTP server or sharing server. I'd like to host a ...