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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What are some common tagging strategies for EC2 in multi-team environments?

Given a company with multiple teams using EC2, what are some common or practical strategies for setting some TAG guidelines when instances or ami's are created so that resources can be more easily ...
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Change Hardware Resources During Certain Times Of Day On Windows Azure Virtual Machine

I thought I read you could change the hardware resources during certain times, days, etc for Windows Azure Virtual Machines. I however don't see this option, am I missing it in the Azure portal or is ...
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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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How can I set up a load balancer to direct all Search Engine Bot traffic to one server?

We have a simple load balancer set up on Rackspace to 3 web server nodes. After reviewing our traffic and expenses, the largest bandwidth hog is Google Bot. Since on Rackspace we pay for bandwidth ...
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Does no output from euca-describe-images mean I'm not connected to the Eucalyptus cloud?

I am trying to setup a Eucalyptus cloud. While using the euca-describe-images, I do not get any output. Does this mean it is not connected to the Eucalyptus cloud or am I doing something wrong ? The ...
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How can Rackspace cloud servers be set up with an EC2 type approach to firewalls?

I'm looking at using Rackspace cloud servers for some Windows based web hosting, and having used Amazon EC2 for similar projects before, I was disappointed to find Rackspace don't employ the EC2 ...
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Reducing latency for different geographic regions on Amazon Cloud

I have got an application which has three components Application code : Amazon EC2 US-EAST-1 instance Application images, and other static data : Amazon S3 with CloudFront Application Database : ...
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Is GoDaddy's grid hosting impossibly slow for PHP apps?

Godaddy's grid hosting, which runs on the cloud, just came out last year. I have one of their old shared accounts (your files are on one server), and one of the new "grid" cloud shared accounts. I'm ...
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Anyone had any issues getting a disk to start on a Walrus storage sytem?

I'm trying to get a Eucalyptus system up and running and have managed to get the cloud controller and node controller running fine, with an instance running in the cloud system, but without any ...
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How can I use hardware VPN connections from the cloud?

We currently host our servers in a typical hosting environment. We connect to several third parties via VPN connections. Each third party stipulates what VPN devices we can use to connect to their ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Which Open Source Cloud Management Platform supports Amazon-RDS?

I have been trying to use Amazon Web services, specially EC2 and RDS. Nowadays most CMP (Cloud Management Platform) like Eucalyptus, OpenNebula, OpenStack, Nimbus and CloudStack all support Ec2 to a ...
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AWS managemnt using Cloudstack GUI

I am using Cloudtsack 4.0.1 with support for AWS. But can this be used to graphically manage AWS instances? So far I can use only EC2 commands which can be possible even with out Cloudstack.
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Swap files in Cloud Infrastructures

At our company we set up an OpenStack Cloud and are currently creating internal guidelines for creation of OS templates / images. One controversial topic was if we should provide swap inside the VM ...
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How can upload my files in afast way to Rackspace Cloud files?

I have a lot of image files, and I want to upload all of them (about a million in a single directory) to RackSpace Cloud files in the fastest and most efficient way. I'm using the python-cloudfiles ...
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Cloudify - install-application: Application installation timed out?

Continue from this topic, I'm stopping at step 4: cloudify@default> install-application --verbose -timeout 10 /usr/local/src/gigaspaces-cloudify-2.1.0-ga/recipes/apps/petclinic-simple Validating ...
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Using Opennebula as an IaaS: Running benchmark accross all nodes, possibe?

Our current situation: We have one Opennebula cloud infrastructure consisting of a cluster controller and 6 cluster nodes configured and working. All Nodes run debian instances on top of a kvm ...
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Is Azure's Virtual Network similar to SSLVPN?

I've been asked to set up Azure's Virtual Network, and that requires me to install some kind of software on each host within my network. Does anyone have technical details on how the Azure Virtual ...
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What is a better local backup destination when using Vembu Storegrid for central backup, SAN or NAS?

We are putting together a new network infrastructure and my biggest problem has been deciding on a proper backup solution. We are currently using Veritas Backup-Exec -> REV Cartridges on our aging ...
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Any cloud storage for backups (upload by passing a http-link)

We have our backups available via direct http and we are serching for a cloud provider with a feature: We should give a backup http or ftp link to it`s control panel or api and it should upload this ...
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Azure cloud app subdomain pointing to actual domain

Say we have a domain xyz.com registered with some registrar ... we pointed that domain to the name server of our dedicated server where the DNS will be hosted for that domain. Now, we just want that ...
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Cloud VPS requirements

i'm planning to sign up for a VPS account to use for websites and SVN repos and similar. What i'm currently plans to host is: 2 Java Servlet webistes with low traffic (Tomcat/JBoss/GlassFish) ...
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Hosted VPN Server

I would like to find a way to allow multiple computers to securely join a shared network. Ideally we would like to find a complete hosted solution, or run a server on Rackspace or Amazon EC2. I have ...
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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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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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How to configure on which server a VM is created in Oracle Cloud Control & Oracle VM Manager?

The hardware configuration is fine and I can reach my two servers in my serverpool. The problem is that I have to use two different brand of servers on which server 1 has Virtualization Technology and ...
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Mounting shared memory in XCP/ XEN Server,for storing VM

Requirement vm with 2HDD each 1gb OS will be installed on hdd 1 and required data on HDD 2 I want all my VM running on Xen Cloud Platform XCP 1.1 to use /dev/shm of host machine for HDD1. Is ...
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Microsoft Azure Virtual Networking

I have created a Virtual Network in Azure following the steps in the tutorial. I then create a VM using the Windows 2008 R2 image and select the FrontEndSubnet (10.4.3.0/24) for the VM. (Following ...
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how to deal with backup & restore of private cloud environment?

using Cloudstack OSS - with NFS as storage backend.... How to deal with VM image backup and restore? snapshot backup is preferred softwares like PHD Virtual are built for specific Hypervisor: ...
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Cloud Storage/Remote Storage - Windows 7 Embedded

Currently I am running "Windows 7 Embedded" on a few Thin Clients (HP T5570E). I would like to store all user files running on the clients on a remote server (Not local). I have attempted using ...
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Alternative Local or Cloud Controlled Wireless networks

I'm looking for advice on how to implement our office Wifi network. If possible we'd like to have cloud managed tools and also minimize costs. Desired Features Mainly we want to be able to easily ...
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store image installation error in UEC

to my college final year project we planned to setup the private cloud on the two machines. I recently installed Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) on two of my machines . I was trying to install the ...
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Single instance EC2 env versus multiple split stack?

I am fairly new to AWS and have designed a fairly flexible architecture which is fairly performant and fault tolerant over multiple regions/AZs However I was thinking - what would the main ...
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apache2 on cloud 9 : could not read /etc/apache2/envvars

I'm trying to get a Laravel app up in the new cloud9 beta, and hopefully the last step I need is to get mod rewrite working. I looked up how to do it and so I've been trying: sudo a2enmod rewrite ...
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Cannot connect SFTP with FileZilla

I have OpenStack Havana installed in Ubuntu 12.04.4 Server. I have successfully launched a Ubuntu Cloud image's instance in OpenStack. I can successfully ping/SSH to my instance via my OpenStack's ...
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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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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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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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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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clone/transfer EC2 instance (AMI) between AWS accounts

I am trying to clone/transfer an EC2 instance from one AWS account to another by creating an AMI on the first account and sharing it with the second account. Then I can use that AMI to start another ...
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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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Storing and accessing common non-sql database live from the cloud?

Let's say the database is non-sql, something completely archaic like paradox or whatever. I have no power over it as I'm not the developer. However, I would really like to have the database live on a ...
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Is it possible to set up NAS to share files and then check for most recent edits and sync?

I'm not sure if this is a serverfault or a superuser question, so my apologies if I'm in the wrong place. I have a Synology NAS and We have an office with two laptops. I want to share one folder ...
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IIS7 Dedicated with webgarden vs Many cloud instances

I currently have 1 web app running on 2 dedicated servers (load balanced). The web app serves dynamically generated ASP.NET pages (no db or photos). Each server is dual quad core (8 cores total) ...
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openQRM can't retrive data from mysql data base

installed openQRM ,PHP and MySQL correctly .first time it work properly after reboot openQRM can't retrive data data from MySQL database .it shows error in MySQL database, then i drop and create new ...