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2answers
55 views

AWS - how to serve faster to oversea users

We have our infras relying on AWS in the us-east-1 region. (EC2, CloudFront, RDS, ElastiCache) We are now having more and more users from the APAC. Users start to complain about network speed to our ...
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1answer
445 views

Can I use MongoDB with Amazon EC2 small instance?

I want to move my MongoDB from a virtual server to amazon web services. I know MongoDB provides a preconfigured AMI, with three provisioned EBS volumes. But this is only available for m1.large ...
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2answers
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What ports to open in aws security group for aws?

I am building the backend for a turn based gamed. My experience is mostly with a lamp stack; I've dabbled in nginx on a node side project. I just read Scaling PHP Applications by Stephen Corona of ...
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1answer
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AWS Beanstalk / load balancer doesnt distribute load

I have two instances of EC2 running with Tomcat servers. I deployed my war using beanstalk. My load balancer has both the EC2 machines listed under the Instances tab. I'm trying to do some load ...
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5answers
2k views

AWS: Multi-region setup using single RDS instance

I'm trying to scale our web application (PHP, MySQL, memcache) in a multi-region scheme. Currently we are using a setup with two EC2 instances behind an ELB and an RDS instance, all of them in US-EAST ...
0
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1answer
99 views

Amazon AWS tutorial - Cannot redirect to service provided destination - try using AWS keys for authentication or check destination URL

I'm following the Amazon AWS tutorial and I have reached Step 6: Launch Amazon EC2 Instances Using Auto Scaling http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/gettingstarted/latest/wah-linux/ But when I run the ...
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3answers
1k views

How to allow elastic load balancer through port 80 in security groups?

I want to temporarily block port 80 for the outside world, but want the load balancer to pass through the firewall (via security group) so it won't see the instance as unhealthy. How can I do that? ...
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2answers
539 views

Small vs Medium EC2 instances for horizontal scaling with Elastic Load Balancer

I am having some debating around scaling Amazon EC2 instances. I have developed my app using ASP.NET, so I have to choose to go with a Windows EC2 instance. MySQL and images are served from other ...
2
votes
1answer
296 views

Scaling by moving Database to Amazon RDS

We have a situation with an Application which is hosted on a dedicated server where we are anticipating a potential surge in traffic. The major bottleneck on the app is MySQL which is heavy on read ...
0
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1answer
147 views

AWS scaling within cluster, via scripts or some other way

It seems that a lot of people are using AWS nowadays, and I'm really hoping someone can give me a pointer on how, and if, I could design a scalable system within EC2. I tried searching, but all I can ...
2
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2answers
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Why do we get TCP disconnects when using AWS Elastic Load Balancer?

We are running our servers on AWS EC2 instances. The servers have to provide HTTP on port 80 and RTMP (TCP) on port 1935. Running a single instance works fine. But as soon as I use Elastic Load ...