• How to run an Amazon EC2 AMI image in Microsoft Windows

    Would anybody know of a way to run an Amazon EC2 AMI image in Microsoft Windows? Should I do it through Virtual PC or VMware? Thanks so much.

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  • Rebooting Amazon EC2 instance

    I'm using Amazon EC2 and I'm trying to figure out that when I reboot an instance, would I get the initial image again or is the state of the hard disk (before the reboot) stay the same? Also, for billing purposes, would the hour start again or does it continue with the fraction of the hour that I...

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  • Amazon EC2: What’s the difference between light, medium and heavy utilization instances?

    I'm currently using Amazon EC2 but I'm fairly new to it. I keep seeing these different utilization instances but I don't know what they mean they it talks about light, medium and heavy utilization instances. Is it just referring to the price differences? Thank you.

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  • Replicate Amazon EBS instances to S3

    My company has a website where users upload files (and many of them are pretty large). We have a few EC2 instances so we're looking to load balance them and they're currently stored on an EBS volume (because they're easy and fast to access). Is there a way to replicate these files so we can upload...

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  • 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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  • Is it possible to move Amazon EBS to multiple instances?

    Our department has several web servers that are accessing one MySQL server and a file server. But now, we're looking to move all of it to the cloud. Is it possible to attach Amazon EBS to multiple machine instances? If not, what's the best solution for us?

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  • Is it possible to add a keypair to an existing Amazon EC2 instance?

    My team was given access to an Amazon AWS console and the account is running two instances that I can't shut down. I'm trying to gain SSH access to these instances so would it be possible to create a new keypair / apply it to the instances so I can SSH in. If this isn't possible, is there another...

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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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  • Amazon EC2: Instance ID

    Does anyone know how to find the instance ID within my Amazon EC2 machine? Thanks!

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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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