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EC2, Ubuntu: Serious time difference between servers

Some of my tests on EC2 servers began failing. When I dug in, the reason was serious time mismatches between my servers: Sun Jun 22 14:43:43 UTC 2014 # Laptop Sun Jun 22 14:46:36 UTC 2014 # Server ...
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System clock jumps over 50 seconds randomly

Having a really strange and frustrating issue with system clocks across a few (non virtualized) Ubuntu 12.04 servers. The system clock jumps unpredictably by over 50 seconds. Here's a part of the ...
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2 EC2 instances have time gap of 25 secs. Is this normal?

I'm running 2 ec2 instances (ubuntu based) behind a load balancer. There seems to be a weird issue where the timestamps generated on these instances differ by 25 secs. This has lead to issues in our ...
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What is the most simple way to automatically update the time on a server?

On ubuntu server my usual solution is just to install the ntp package and call it a day. This installs all the binaries I need and has ntpd start at boot time. Right now I'm working on a server ...