• How does cloud computing go with virtualization?

    I'm currently running 100 different machines for my organization and by using virtualization, it allows us to pretend that we're running 1,000 machines. But we're looking to integrate cloud more into our system so I'm looking to find out what role cloud computing plays with virtualization. I know a...

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  • What is meant by “virtual core” in Amazon EC2?

    I understand that in Amazon EC2, a small standard instance consists of "1.7 GB of memory, 1 EC2 Compute Unit (1 virtual core with 1 EC2 Compute Unit), 160 GB of local instance storage, 32-bit or 64-bit platform." But here's what my question comes in: Do I get access to the entire physical CPU core?...

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  • Adding a security instance to Amazon EC2

    We currently have an Amazon EC2 instance running and we would like to add one another security group for that specific instance. After that, we want to move the security group already in there from that instance. Would that be possible?

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  • Covert EBS instance to stored instance in Amazon EC2

    For Amazon EC2, I know it's possible to convert a stored instance to be EBS backed. But now I'm trying to do the opposite. Would I be able to take an EBS backed instance and convert it to a stored instance? If so, how would it be done?

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  • Regarding Differential VHD

    Hello all, I created a snapshot of VHD image using vhd-util. Now how to proceed while using this snapshot to boot? Currently QEMU does not have support for Differential VHD. What all things need to be done while opening the parent disk from the child disk header structure and use it while reading?

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  • Display HOST name at the host column for VMware clients

    Our (read) users need to know the host in which their VMs are currently hosted.  The column host shows as unknown.

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  • Experiences with deploying applications to Amazon EC2

    I've been considering if I should deploy my applications to Amazon EC2 and I'm looking to hear about other experiences users have had when they've made the move. Has anyone done this before? If so, did it go as planned? Thanks so much.

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  • What’s the best way to run SQL Server on Amazon EC2?

    We've been setting up a Windows based web application on Amazon's cloud service but we've run into several obstacles that we didn't see coming (especially when it came to the limitations surrounding the ephemeral local drives). So we're looking for any help / recommendations / insight from anyone...

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  • How to auto-mount EBS volume in Amazon EC2

    Would anybody know how to auto-mount an EBS volume a Windows Server 2003 instance in Amazon's EC2? I know the first step I have to take is making sure that the EBS volume is formatted and labeled correctly but what's the next step?

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  • Research on cloud computing

    Sir, for my thesis I need to do research on cloud computing but I'm unable to decide what to do inside it. Please give me your guidance and help with what I should do and from where I should start.

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  • What’s instance storage in Amazon EC2?

    I'm building a few different AMIs in Amazon EC2. One of my several instances is running Tomcat and contains several Lucene indexes while another instance is running MySQL / has large data requirements with it. I'm trying to figure out the best way to include those instances with the AMIs. I tried...

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  • Which cloud computing platform should we choose for our project?

    Our team is working on a project for our organization and we're trying to decide which cloud service would be best for us to use. We're deciding between EC2 (which has virtual servers but sometimes a pain), Azure (which is great for apps) and GAE (which is good for Python). In your opinion, which...

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  • How should I secure Amazon EC2 and EBS storage?

    I recently installed a Fedora Linux AMI on my Amazon EC2. Now, I want to connect to EBS storage but I have several security concerns. What should I do (security wise) to stop hackers and secure my instance/EBS? What are the next steps. Thank you in advance.

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  • Getting SSH error message when setting up Amazon EC2 instance

    I'm relatively new to cloud computing and I've recently started using Amazon EC2 but I'm running into a few issues when trying to set up my first instance. I tried using this first: ec2-run-instances --instance-type t1.micro ami-7f418316 -k ec2-keypair I also used the public DNS provided but the...

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  • Open IT Forum: What tech blogs and Twitter feeds do you follow?

    Each month, we cast the net asking what [Insert tech topic here] Twitter feeds and blogs you read, but this month is a free for all! We want to know any and all tech blogs or Twitter feeds you trust, admire, and follow religiously. We want links and we'd love to hear why you love them and how long...

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  • Can I run a 64-bit AMI on Amazon EC2?

    I'm currently using Amazon EC2, along with a 64-bit AMI. When I open EC2, the "Instance Type" only has Large, Extra large and High CPU-Extra Large (there's no Small). Is this because I'm using a 64-bit? Can I run EC2 with a 64-bit AMI? Thank you.

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  • Amazon EC2 and SQL Server licensing

    Now, I didn't want to make any assumptions but if I read it correctly, Amazon EC2's Windows with SQL option has the licensing costs bundled with their instance charges. Anyone know if that's actually true? Has anyone used a SQL instance to see if the charges are from Amazon (so you won't have to...

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  • Should we use Amazon EC2 or Windows Azure for an ASP.NET MVC application?

    If we're trying to build an ASP.NET MVC application (that's going to use SQL databases), should we use Windows Azure or Amazon EC2? We're assuming since we're going to use SQL, then Windows Azure will be the better fit but we wanted to check first. Thanks for the input!

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  • SRM Scrpting

    I'm trying to create a PowerCLI script using the SRM GetHistory API. I am trying to retreive the most recent history or the recovery plans after SRM has replicated the vm's from the protected site. My main goal is to see all the VM's that have successfully recovered and the VM's that failed. Does...

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  • How to check the performance of a Windows app in Amazon EC2

    We're using a Windows application that's currently running on Amazon EC2 but we're having trouble looking at its performance so far. Does anyone know how to look its performance?

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