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[18 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on From Private to Public Clouds: Ins and Outs, Dos and Don’ts and Gotchas | ]

Netflix runs its operations in Amazon EC2 public cloud and so does reddit. Jeremy Edberg, Netflix’s Reliability Architect and formerly reddit’s operations manager, tells the story of their transitions from running their own datacenter to EC2, the reasons for the chance and the issues they’ve had to overcome to make it work.

[23 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Jenkins with Ruby on Rails on Amazon EC2 | ]

Pivotal Labs starts new projects every week, and we want to have CI set up, building and tagging releases in a few hours, not a few days. For our Rails projects we built a gem, Lobot, for setting up Jenkins instances in the Cloud on Amazon EC2 with Chef. I’ll explain what actually goes on behind the scenes when bringing up CI on EC2 and share with you the tools we use for CI on Rails projects.

[6 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Provisioning Glassfish on Amazon EC2 using ACE | ]

This video shows how to start an Amazon EC2 server and provision Glassfish to it with just a few clicks and provision both plain OSGI bundles and WAB files to it within seconds.

[7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on SQL Server Configuration on Amazon EC2 | ]

The cloud is a cheap and easy way to spin up more servers and spin up more servers faster, but what do you do when your SQL Server database has performance issues? There’s no SAN team to blame and no infrastructure team to move you to a new server. This video shows some common performance complaints about moving SQL Server to the cloud and provide explanations and mitigations to keep you happy.

[3 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on MongoDB & EC2: A Love Story? | ]

Running Mongodb in the cloud can be challenging. This video gives an overview of a 1.5 year+ experience of running mongodb on amazon EC2 and explains where the project got burnt and where life treated us well.

[14 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Cloud computing with Amazon EC2 | ]

This demonstration will get you started using Amazon EC2, part of the Amazon Web Services suite of on-demand, pay-as-you-go products. Once you pick your OS and AMI, you’ll learn how to create an SSH key pair and define a corresponding security policy, provision an instance, and launch the instance.

[5 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Scalarium EC2 Cluster Management | ]

This video provides a short introduction to Scalarium. Scalarium is an automation solution to manage clusters on Amazon EC2 and other cloud providers.

[8 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Getting Started with AWS and Amazon EC2 | ]

This article explains how to set up an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account and start an EC2 instance. It also explores the creation of AMI images.

[1 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Surviving an Amazon EC2 Outage | ]

The recent outage of one of Amazon has put in evidence issues with the architecture of the sites hosted on the cloud. This article proposes 4 rules that should your site maintain high availability, even in the case of an outage from your Cloud provider.

[24 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Eucalyptus 2.0 Demonstration | ]

Eucalyptus enables the creation of on-premise private clouds, with no requirements for retooling the organization’s existing IT infrastructure or need to introduce specialized hardware. Eucalyptus implements an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) private cloud that is accessible via an API compatible with Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3.