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Need a recommendation for shared storage on auto-scaling ec2 w/ scalr

I have come across so many answers to this question that I am completely lost! I am moving our 2 sites to a load balanced ec2 system with scalr as our cloud manager. Now the question is coming up ...
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What are compelling use cases for having both Chef/Puppet and RightScale/Scalr?

I was wondering about the differences between cloud computing management tools and server configuration software as there seems to be an overlap between them. I would like to have some feedback from ...
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Rackspace cloud recomendations

What tools do you use to help you manage your cloud, specially with rackspace cloud? Things like Provisioning, Monitoring, Autoscaling, Alerting etc... I'm just a developer, and for a little while ...
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DNS configuration using Route 53 and Scalr

Possible bad configure of DNS using Route 53 and Scalr Hi, I’m trying to configure the DNS for hosted Scalr. Unfortunately I can’t point the nameservers to Scalr directly, as it’s not allowed by the ...
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Managing rolling deployments with amazon EC2

Recently I've been experimenting with various cloud management tools like RightScale, Scalr, custom scripts for managing a variety of servers, each hosting several roles (app, db, load balancer, job ...
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Ways to auto scale MySQL servers?

I run a site which has high traffic surges and because of that auto scaling solutions is very profitable for this case. Currently the web server is able to horizontally auto scale but the bottleneck ...
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how to simulate load on multiple app servers when nginx balances load according to IP

I use httperf from external server to stress test my app (on scalr/EC2). However nginx is configured to distribute load according to IP address of the source (so each app server will receive all the ...
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Best practice for synchronizing sources across servers (Amazon EC2)

I'm moving from single app server to load balanced config. In the single server config I synchronized the sources by S3 cmd sync s3 every few minutes and on hostup (Scalr event) I sync the sources ...
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Easy GUI way to auto scale EC2 and RDS: aws console, scalr, ylastic…?

I am managing all my instances with the AWS Management Console (the GUI web console) but now I want to use Auto Scale and it seems that this can not be done with that console. Yes, there is CloudWatch ...
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RDS, scalr with EC2 or xeround for a 40GB database

We are currently preparing for a move of a reasonably high traffic web site to the cloud. We are thinking of using scalr to help us manage the whole setup especially since we dont have experience ...
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How do you automate failover on EC2?

Of the folks managing their own clusters (i.e. not using/paying for Amazon Autoscale, Rightscale, Scalr, etc.), how are you managing your instances on EC2 and handling (e.g.) failover? I'm wondering ...
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AWS EC2: How to determine whether my EC2/scalr AMI was hacked? What to do to secure it?

(See update below) I received notification from Amazon that my instance tried to hack another server. there was no additional information besides log dump: Original report: Destination IPs: ...
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Web service not accessible from behind corporates firewalls - how come?

We run a SaaS serving a widget which is embedded in customer websites. The service includes static javascript code hosted on Amazon S3 and a dynamic part hosted on EC2 with Scalr (using Scalr name ...