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For EC2 and RackSpace Cloud: Is there a Windows equivalent of Unix 'CPU steal time'?

This thread has a great write up relevant for hyper-V. But it is very hyper-V specific. It does not address how to measure cpu steal on Win servers in EC2 and RS Cloud environments (I have tried the ...
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PaaS on top of Cloud

This question may sound stupid and if it does I appologise. Is it possible to build a service like PagodaBox (PHP PaaS) on top of a virtualised enviroment such as Rackspace Cloud or AWS EC2 etc? Or ...
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Calculating Cloud Service Costs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I would like to scale a web application to the Cloud and wanted to know if anyone had any experience calculating costs and ...
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Does either Rackspace or AWS provide APIs for billing information?

By billing, I mean real-time usage and consumption statistics - the API for which can be used to generate custom reports, forecast expenditure, etc. I see that AWS has the facility to generate custom ...
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List/Review of EC2 alternatives? [closed]

Are there any other web hosting providers that allow me to create and clone virtual machines like EC2 does? What I know: Azure is no alternative (no root access, .NET only, no binaries). Known ...
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1answer
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Serving index.html and other files via ngnix and CDN (Rackspace Cloud Files)

I would like to serve the index.html file for my domain via a cdn (and a few other static pages). Would it be possible to do this with an Amazon EC2 Instance and Rackspace Cloud Files? I found ...
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660 views

Is it better to host OpenERP in Rackspace or Amazon EC2 rather than on a regular hosting company? [closed]

I want to know if it would be better meaning more cost effective, stable, etc... Which would be the best way to go?
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best cloud computing company for webhosting business [closed]

I'm running a reseller business. but now I have plans to expand it to the clouds. can you suggest some economical options for the same. most of them would be running wordpress and joomla. as far as I ...
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1answer
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Amazon service equivalent to Rackspace's cloud sites?

I was wondering if any of you know an Amazon equivalent version of cloud sites from rackspace. I know they have services similar to cloud servers and files but not this? Basically, I'm looking for a ...
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3answers
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Help needed with Amazon EC2 / rackspace cloud terminology, to pick a good provider

I have a rackspace linux server with 512 MB of RAM and a Linux Micro instance on EC2 (it has 613 MB of RAM). I wanted another bulkier instance for a new web app our company is deploying. I am ...