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Is Cloud Computing Good for a Bigger Site with Millions of Page Views

Is Cloud Computing Good for a Bigger Site with Millions of Page Views? My answer to this question purely depends on the architecture  and functionality of the site. Today’s world techies are really talking about cloud computing. Is it really worth it using a cloud computing? The answer to this question purely depends on the technology(…)

How to add additional storage to your AWS server – A step by step Guide

To add additional storage to your AWS server 1)      Stop the instance on which you want to add additional hard disk space. Right click on instance and select CREATE IMAGE . 2)      Give description for image. 3)      Go to snapshots and select CREATE VOLUME FROM SNAPSHOT. 4)      Give size of the volume , zone of(…)

How to Build a Cluster Computing Environment in Under 10 minutes

how to setup a cluster of high performance compute nodes in under 10 minutes with Amazon EC2. Amazon ’ve created a new video tutorial, which describes how to setup a cluster of high performance compute nodes in under 10 minutes. Follow along with the tutorial to get a feel for how to provision high performance systems with Amazon EC2(…)

How to Install and Configure NFS on Amazon EC2 Linux Instance

Here we are going to explain about the Installation and Configuration procedure for Amazon EC2 Linux Instance. When i configured my first EC2 Linux Instance i was getting the following error while starting the NFS Server. Starting NFS services: [ OK ] Starting NFS quotas: Cannot register service: RPC: Unable to receive; errno = Co rpc.rquotad: unable(…)

How to Create a Load Balancer – Amazon EC2 Instance

A load balancer distributes application loads between two or more EC2 instances. You can dynamically register or deregister EC2 instances from the load balancer as the capacity requirements of your application change with time.A load balancer is represented by a DNS name and a set of ports and provides the destination to which all requests intended(…)

How to Detach a Volume – Amazon EC2 Instance

To detach a volume from an instance Right-click a volume and click Detach Volume. A confirmation dialog box appears. Click Yes, Detach. Amazon EC2 detaches the volume from the instance. While the volume is being detached, its status is detaching. Caution: If your volume stays in the detachingstate, you can force the detachment using theForce Detach button. Forcing the(…)

How to Attach a Volume – Amazon EC2 Instance

To attach a volume to an instance Right-click a volume and click Attach Volume. The Attach Volume dialog box appears. Select the instance for the device from theInstances list box. Specify how to expose the volume to the instance in the Device field (/dev/sdb through /dev/sdz in Linux and xvdb through xvdh in Windows). For information about which(…)

How to Create a Volume – Amazon EC2 Instance

Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) is a type of storage designed specifically for Amazon EC2 instances. Amazon EBS lets you create volumes that Amazon EC2 instances can mount as devices much like a standard hard drive. Amazon EBS volumes behave like raw, unformatted, external block devices. They have user-supplied device names and provide a block(…)

How to Tag a Volume – Amazon EC2 Instance

Tags are metadata you can add to a volume. Each tag consists of a key and an optional value.  Add tags to your volume to simplify the administration of your EC2 infrastructure. A form of metadata, tags consist of a case-sensitive key/value pair, are stored in the cloud and are private to your account. You(…)

How to View Volume Details – Amazon EC2 Instance

Amazon Elastic Block Storage (EBS) is a type of storage designed specifically for Amazon EC2 instances. Amazon EBS lets you create volumes that Amazon EC2 instances can mount as devices much like a standard hard drive. Amazon EBS volumes behave like raw, unformatted, external block devices. They have user-supplied device names and provide a block(…)

How to associate an IP address with an Amazon EC2 Instance

To associate an IP address with an instance Select an IP address to associate and clickAssociate. The Associate dialog box appears. Select the instance and click Associate. Its current public IP address is released to the Amazon EC2 public IP address pool and the elastic IP address is associated with the instance.