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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cloud server performance vs same specification dedicated server?

I have a web application written in php (5.6.10) and using Postgresql (9.4) we have about 4k users per day and about 20k page views per days, my main issue that we are running in cloud host with 2 ...
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How to launch EC2 instance with preconfigured AWS Alarm

I wan't to kill a specific instance when some of it's hardware consumption metrics reaches a certain level. If i create an alarm for the scaling group (setting maximum cpu consumption threshhold to ...
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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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cloud-init not executing on rackspace cloud

I was trying to pass a bash script to cloud-init on rackspace-cloud with 'nova boot' via --user-data. I used the following command: nova boot --key-name mykey1 --image "Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) ...
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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 ...
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IP forwading amazon ec2 another server IP

I use this command in windows azure (NAT), to redirect all requests to another server with other IP iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i eth0 -d 10.240.154.15 -j DNAT --to-destination 192.188.47.63 ¿ ...
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Advice on backup solution for Azure virtual servers?

I need to devise a backup solution for some Azure virtual machines, in a hybrid cloud scenario (persistent VPN, Active Directory DCs present in both the company LAN and the Azure virtual network, all ...
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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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Where the openstack machine images are stored?

In Openstack cloud whether the machine images are stored inside the database as a blob object or in filesystems? And if images are getting stored in filesystem then which service take care of it, is ...
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Can I replace local Microsoft Active Directory with AWS Directory Service?

We have a very basic AD usage (basically manage user password reset) and for that we have to maintain a old Windows server. All the services our internal users access are on the cloud (GMail, Google ...
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How to the set the hostname in an AWS ec2 instance to a unique value in an autoscale group?

I wanted to find out what is the best practice of setting the hostname of an Ec2 instance that is in an autoscale group. I am looking for a method that is generally acceptable in the ...
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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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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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Doubts about OpenStack nova and swap files

I have some doubts about the qcow2 swap files created by nova when launching instances. I've launched two instances with respectively 1G and 8G of swap memory. So, I verified that four disks where ...
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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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How to power down Cloudstack configured with XenServer Hypervisors

I have three XenServers(6.2) configured in a single pool. I also have a Cloudstack (CentOS 6.5) Management interface controlling them all. Everything is up and running but I can not figure out how to ...
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Most secure way to encrypt critical data to be shared, edited and seen (must ALWAYS be secure)

This question does not rely on time... so it's not about keeping data on tape or anything similar. I have 3 distinct PCs with critical information. PCs are running Windows OS. They all hold critical ...
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Launching new Elastic Beanstalk environment using Amazon Lunux AMI v2013.09 not working

I am starting from scratch to launch a new Elastic Beanstalk environment using 64-Bit Amazon Lunix AMI version 2013.09. It is for tomcat 7 non-legacy container. But after the environment is created ...
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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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Can you set up a private Azure-like “web/worker role” PaaS cloud on-premises with Microsoft technology?

It's so hard to google for the answer to this question because I get a bagillion hits about using Azure and hints that PaaS is supported for private data centers, but no concrete information. I'm ...
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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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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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Elastic Beanstalk, EC2 and Rackspace with Solr

We are currently working on an e-commerce startup and we obviously don't know the number of users that will hit out site (expect it to be highly variable). I'm using a custom implementation of Django ...
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What's the recommended way to scale individual instances in the Google cloud?

In the Google Cloud Platform, it doesn't seem to be possible to resize a VM instance (change the type) the way you can easily do so on AWS. What's the recommended usage pattern here if you run out of ...
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Cloud server - why downscaling requires restart

I'm using a cloud server that has the ability of autoscaling (vertical scaling). Depending on the current load it is capable of adding or removing CPU's and/or memory banks (virtual of course) to the ...
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Automatically upgrade virtual machine in load balanced set on Windows Azure

I have been serving web content off of a Linux VM running in Windows Azure, and now want to make a duplicate virtual machine and create a load-balanced set to handle more load and avoid downtime. I've ...
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Does it make sense to define a VNC server in an OpenStack controller node?

I have some doubts about the vncserver_listen and the vncserver_proxyclient_address options in the nova.conf config file. In the OpenStack install guide, the session Chapter 5. Add the Compute ...
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Ubuntu MySQL/Jetty unexpected server halt - hardware or software?

I have a MySQL 5.7, jetty 9, and NGINX 1.6 server running ubuntu 14.04.1 in digital ocean. It has zero security updates waiting to be installed and iptables blocking access to everything except for 80 ...
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Google Cloud: Connection Refused upon reset/shutdown

I recently signed up with Google Cloud to host a small VM instance. I created a basic instance with Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS as its OS, installed apache2, MySQL and Wordpress to it and worked on a ...
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Azure VM belonging to multiple cloud services

I am brand new to Azure and still trying to figure everything out so please excuse my ignorance. I'm trying to take one VM running IIS and to host multiple websites on it, each with a different SSL ...
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serving index.html file on all incoming http requests

I have deployed a backbone.js application on azure platform. For some reason, I want that all the requests should get served with index.html. We use mod_rewrite in APACHE but I am completely clueless ...
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Optimised VLAN allocation in Cloud Environment

In a multitenant environment, we need to assign tenant to a particular VLAN for security concerns. What are the factors that should be considered while assigning a new VLAN to a tenant. The VLAN may ...
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adding per-boot script via user data

I am passing cloud config via --user-data-file argument when starting ec2 instance from canonic ubuntu images. It works well but the problem is that some of its commands need to run every boot (i.e. ...
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Local DHCP to setting up Nimbus cloud networking

I'm currently trying to install the Nimbus cloud in two machines (centOS 6) test environment inside the department/university network. The problem is that I can't install directly a DHCP server and ...
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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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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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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 ...