Tag: Cloud Computing

Deploy WordPress to Amazon EC2 Micro Instance with Opscode Chef

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Updates September 9, 2011 Included the latest Chef Knife ec2 server create argument that sets the EBS Volume to not be deleted on the termination of the EC2 Instance Intro Up until recently a friend lent me a…

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Modyfying Jets3t S3 GUI tool to work with Walrus (Eucalyptus S3)

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Jets3t (pronounced “jet-set”) is a free, open-source Java toolkit and application suite for the Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon CloudFront content delivery network. For some reason almost all the standard tools for accessing S3 will…

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Copy an EBS AMI image to another Amazon EC2 Region

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Since I’ve already created an image I liked in the us-west-1 region, I would like to reuse it in other regions. Turns out there is no mechanism within Amazon EC2 to do that. (See How do I launch…

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Simple update and clone an Amazon EC2 EBS Boot image

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Introduction Well there is already an update to Chef’s Ohai library. At first I thought, “Oh no, I have to generate another EC2 image”. But then I remember reading that you can update and clone a running EBS…

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Creating an Amazon EC2 AMI for Opscode Chef 0.8 Client and Server

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Changes Since Original 1/13/10: Fix various minor inaccuracies and improved description on how to set up the chef-server. Also removed nanite as a requirement (its no longer used) 1/17/10: Add the requirement to build and install mixlib-authentication for…

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Experience installing Hbase 0.20.0 Cluster on Ubuntu 9.04 and EC2

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NOTE (Sep 7 2009): Updated info on need to use Amazon Private DNS Names and clarified the need for the masters, slaves and regionservers files. Also updated to use HBase 0.20.0 Release Candidate 3 Introduction As someone who…

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