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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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excessive glusterfs memory usage

I run a 3-node glusterfs 3.10 cluster based on Heketi to automatically provision and deprovision storage via Kubernetes. Currently, there are 20 volumes active - most with the minimum allowed size of ...
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IIS application request routing changes 206 partial content to 200

I've setup a reverse proxy server in an azure cloud service using IIS rewrite rules and the Application Request Routing module (according to the instructions here. Everything is working well except ...
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Stuck on “Instance is being verified”

I've created instance groups of min. 2-instances by using Google Cloud. When I hover over the state of the instance group it says it is transforming while the instances are being verified. Please help,...
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Host not responding - vCenter

Few days ago I configured a new vCenter server behind the NAT for my VMware Hosts. Everything is working perfectly on the Management LAN, but the problem is when I'm trying to add a server outside my ...
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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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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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Cloudstack missing templates

I have installed several templates in cloudstack and I can see them in TEMPLATES module of management. But when I try to add an instance all the templates are missing. Did anyone experienced the same ...
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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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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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Hypervisor and GlusterFS (or similar) on same physical host?

I've inherited a bunch of hardware from a failed project. They're SuperMicro 2U servers with 24x SATA HDD or SSDs. I've been tasked with turning this rack of generic hardware into a IaaS cluster. I'm ...
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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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Through what mechanism(s) do cloud applications allow me to sign in with my organisation's AD credentials?

So for years, I've been able to go into my company office, sign in to my computer, and access "on-premises" company resources such as network fileshares and internal web applications using ...
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unable to connect to VM using SSH and unable to connect deployed MSSQL container in VM

can anyone help me on below issue. I have added inbound rules with high priority, but still i am unable to communicate with MSSQL (1433) container deployed on Linux VM and unable to ssh. getting below ...
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Google Cloud Instance Crashed - Same Attached Disk Crashes another instance when attached as secondary (unmounted)

I have a GCP instance that is micro, and I suspect it ran out of memory, It crashed and does not let me SSH into it, even through the web console on GCP. I create a new bootable instance and enter it ...
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Move rarely used files to another storage location (with nextcloud)

Lets say there is a NextCloud instance, that stores data on the local filesystem. Though the software is not that important, as I would like to implement it on OS level, to have the best performance. ...
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Vertically scale server in cloud without restart

For a current project of mine I need a cloud service which can (automatically) scale VMs vertically as the workload can not be scaled horizontally. With scaling I mean assigning more RAM and/or CPU ...
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How to automatically print from Windows server to local printer

I have a Windows desktop app that runs in EC2 and works perfectly for user-related things (using the app through remote desktop), including printing to local printers. However, the software has a ...
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Error: IO error: lock /home/admin/chain/LOCK: Resource temporarily unavailable

After logging into my Azure linux vm through ssh. I cd Error: IO error: lock /home/admin_dennis/.hsd/chain/LOCK: Resource temporarily unavailable
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Is there an exteded switch role for Azure?

I have been using extended switch roles on AWS. Now I want to use a similar functionality or extension for Azure also. I searched on web but did not find much regarding this. Following is the link to ...
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GCP (Google Cloud) VM Stops Working. How do I fix?

I have a Google Cloud VM that I'm running a web crawler on. Unfortunately, the crawler does not add any entries to the database after a certain time. If I then want to connect to the VM to see what ...
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Using private DNS

My company has a public cloud at OVH. Each server is a Debian 9 instance. I've configured the servers to be on the same private network and I would like to configure a internal DNS so that the servers ...
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Should we upgrade MySQL, move to PostgreSQL, or go cloud?

We use an internal MySQL 5.5 server for our ERP system. Issue things are getting slow, and bosses are getting annoyed our SLA with our infrastructure service provider is ending soon. our small dev ...
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Reliability of (SFTP or WebDAV) with FUSE

I want to mount a Google Cloud Storage bucket as a network drive on my laptop using FUSE and SFTP or WebDAV. Can I use SMB or Samba? From time to time, I may run a differencing and merging tool (aka ...
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Is there a multi-zone multi-service global dashboard for AWS?

Is there any easy way to watch the list of all products in AWS for a single account? I'm currently manually making a "for each geographical zone" "for each service" see it's dashboard, so I can ...
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Forwarding mDNS packets from an on-prem network to cloud server and back

Problem Statement : We have an application running on an on-prem Linux server configured with a trunk port and its working is tightly associated to multiple VLANs traffic and certain device IPs ...
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Azure cloud VM change letter of temporary drive

In azure cloud when you start a windows image the running vm will have a temporary drive D: where the page file is set. Is any way I can call the api (powershel, az cli etc.) and be able to specify ...
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GAE instances sometimes unavailable (502). Console says, “VM restarting”

I have several services which have very little load (several requests per week sometimes). During periods of constant use there appears to be no problems. But after a period of being idle instances ...
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Hosting a virtual machine in Russia

One of the web-hosted projects I work on is being blocked in Russia (ostensibly due to Russia's attempt at blocking a certain messaging service.) The service must be accessible by ephemeral/mobile ...
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Auto-scaling by results of HTTP request

I'm running an application in the cloud with fairly elastic demand and need to make use of auto-scaling. The application uses a pub/sub system to receive and process job requests. Each server ...
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Azure App Service IIS - Going down

I hope you can help me here since Im more a DEV than a Server / Infra person. I have a site hosted in AZURE, with the following tier. It is a fairly simple site TuGrieta where you allow people to ...
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using a fast drive as an emulated cache for a slow drive

Hello I have a huge network drive from the cloud (webdav drive mount as a local directory) which is quite slow, I would like to use a fast local drive as a cache for the slow drive and the whole ...
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SaaS with bring-your-own-key - at what point do you need something for key management?

We're starting to use some SaaS providers, including Office365 Exchange Online, that allow bring-your-own-key or hold-your-own-key for encrypting data at rest. These are, to my understanding, simply ...
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What happens with computer accounts in case of temporary resources?

First off, last time, I was administering any AD was years ago. Back then every domain-joined computer would create a computer account as well as the user needed a user account. How does this work ...
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Problems with token expired in Bluemix

I have a recurrent problem when try create a container's group: The exact message is: INFO: 2017/03/23 15:50:19 Auth Error: { "code": "IC5029E", "description": "Your access token is expired. ...
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Google MySQL Cloud 2nd generation Import >50GB

I am trying to migrate a 50GB MySQL Innodb Database to Google Cloud. Binlog in my current Database is active. So I set my db to read-only, created a snapshot and wrote down the binlog position. Then I ...
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Security maintenance on cloud instances created with docker-machine?

After reading about some people's issue with Docker hosts' time going out of sync, I realized that my Docker host on Digital Ocean (created via docker-machine) may want ntp running on it, and that got ...
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Windows 2012. Enable network adapter with only file system access

We ha ve a cloud hosted Windows 2012 Server. There is no plesk installed. Accidentaly disabled the only network adapter, and now in revovery mode we only have access to the file system. I need to ...
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Simple docker application - how to deploy easily?

I have a relatively simple web application that consists of two Docker containers working together. One container hosts the web server and the other one hosts a image rendering software. On my ...
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Fails to create a Cloud66 stack

I'm using Cloud66 and trying to set up a stack from my git repository. Cloud66 however returns the error: Analysis error: The space character ‘ ’ is not allowed in your database username or password ...
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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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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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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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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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Proxy / IP clouds, how do companies acquire them?

I have seen a number of companies providing proxy clouds or IP clouds, whereby each of your web requests ultimately goes out through a random IP/proxy. You send your request to their IP and they ...
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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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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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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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