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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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Bonjour / AVAHI & Netatalk to share files files between Ubuntu 10.4 & Mac OS X

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It use to be somewhat difficult to have Filesystems on an Ubuntu system show up on the Mac Finder the same way that other Mac Filesystems would show up. There has been the Open Source Unix implementation of…

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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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Using the Official Opscode 0.8.x Gems to build EC2 AMI Chef Client and Server

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Updates Mar 3, 2010 Added call to script ec2-set-defaults that is normally called on ec2 init that sets the locale and apt sources for EC availability Zone Introduction Opscode has officially released 0.8.x of Chef. It is now…

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