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amazon s3 - Do you use Amazons Cloud services for your company?

amazon s3 - Do you use Amazons Cloud services for your company?

I read a lot about the possibilities of Amazons Cloud computing, like S3 or EC2 and I wondered if someone actually uses this for mission-critical applications. Do you host your company website in the…


Run Amazon EC2 AMI in Windows

Is there a way to run an Amazon EC2 AMI image in Windows? I'd like to be able to do some testing and configuration locally. I'm looking for something like Virtual PC.…


Load Balancing in Amazon EC2?

We've been fighting with HAProxy for a few days now in Amazon EC2; the experience has so far been great, but we're stuck on squeezing more performance out of the software load balancer. We're not exac…


sql server - Amazon EC2 Sql Performance

I'm considering using Amazon's EC2 with a windows instance & SQL. I've seen some criticism of the perf of the SQL instances here. I'm wondering if any SOers have and first hand experience and can co…


Automount EBS volume in Amazon EC2 Windows Instance

Does anyone know how to auto-mount an Elastic Block Storage(EBS) volume when starting a Windows 2003 instance in Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud(EC2)?…


Why is “<?” no longer working and instead only “<?php” works?

I was using xampp to develop locally and then I installed the PHP from the direct installer. Now in some of my PHP code, only PHP code that starts with "<?php" is correctly parsed. Anything that star…


How does an Amazon EC2 instance select its kernel?

I have an Amazon EC2 instance using the Amazon-supplied Fedora 8 64-bit AMI, which I would like to upgrade to Fedora 10. I tried doing this by running "yum update" to upgrade the kernel and all packa…


Couple of questions about Amazon EC2

Amazon measures their CPU allotment in terms of virtual cores and EC2 Compute Units. EC2 Compute Units are defined as: The amount of CPU that is allocated to a particular instance is expressed in te…


web services - Amazon EC2-Which Ubuntu server to choose: 32bit or 64bit?

I'm in the process of selecting an AMI for my website on the Amazon EC2 network. It seems like the Ubuntu instances come in either 32 or 64 bit flavors. Presumably the 64 bit systems give you more m…


amazon ec2 - Can we set easy-to-remember hostnames for EC2 instances?

I'm running a couple of standard Fedora instances on EC2. I feel the public hostnames of the instances assigned by Amazon are too weird and hard to remember. I'd like to change them to something short…





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