CLOUD WAR – Openstack vs VMware vSphere vs Amazon AWS

Cloud War or Data-center war ? There is a healthy competition out in the market to reduce the overall operating cost on IT.  Companies are benefited with the cloud revolution, Virtualization and automation. Most of the organisations are moving towards asset free to reduce their additional investments on IT equipment. But all the organizations can’t just follow the same strategy since …

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Amazon AWS – Change EBS volume type using Snapshot – Part 14

Snapshot AWS volume

This article will walk through that how to change the AWS EBS volume type using snapshot feature. There is a limitation with AWS that you can’t change the volume type on fly. You must need to halt the instance and change the volume type. But again  , you can’t switch to all the volume types available in AWS using that …

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Amazon AWS – Connect to AWS instance using Putty – Part 12

This article will walk through to connect to the AWS cloud instance using putty software from windows laptop. If you use MAC OS or Linux OS , you could easily connect to the AWS instance using the downloaded *.pem key file from AWS Portal. pem key file format is not supported in windows ssh client – Putty. You must need …

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Amazon AWS – Launching EC2 Cloud Instance – Part 11

Amazon EC2

This article will walk through to create the first AWS instance and launch it. We will also see that how to access the AWS instance from internet.  Configure the virtual firewall to protect the instance from different external attacks by restricting the number of allowed ports. You could also protect the instance against the accidental termination. By adding more tags …

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Amazon AWS – Elastic Block Store – EBS – Overview – Part 10

EBS volumes and Snapshot

This article will walk through about Elastic Block Store (EBS)  volume and it’s use cases. The last article walk through about EC2 and different prizing options and various type of EC2 instances available in Amazon Public cloud. Before launching the first EC2 instance , you must know about EBS and it’s use. Amazon EBS is persistent block storage volume which is …

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Amazon AWS – Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) – Overview – Part 9

Resizeable Compute Space on Cloud - Amazon EC2

Amazon AWS offers compute space in the cloud.  Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is a web service that provides re-sizeable compute capacity in the cloud on demand basis. To setup the on-premise computing will take minimum couple of months to make it operational. But in the cloud service based computing will be available in few minutes. Here is the list of …

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Amazon AWS – S3 Lifecycle Storage Management with Glacier – Part 8

Featured Image - S3 Lifecycle

Amazon AWS – S3 (Simple Storage System) provides the lifecycle storage management system to reduce the operating cost by moving the data in to different storage  classes (“S3 – IA” & “Glacier- Archive” are cheaper storage compare to S3). At the same time , AWS also provides the robust automatic system which enables to move the data from one storage …

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Amazon AWS – Create a S3 Storage Bucket – Part 7

AWS S3 - Create new Storage Bucket

This article will walk through that how to create S3  object storage bucket in Amazon AWS portal. S3 is multipurpose object storage with plenty of features and storage options for as we discussed in last article. Buckets are globally unique containers for everything that you store in Amazon S3. That said you have to create the bucket with unique name. Otherwise, …

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Amazon AWS – S3 Storage Overview – Part 6

Amazon S3 - Overview

S3 – Simple storage service – S3 is a safe place to store your files. Its an Object based storage system and the data is spread across multiple devices and multiple amazon facilities. S3 Storage is highly  secure,reliable,  Scalable Object storage service. Amazon provides simple web interfaces to S3 storage and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere on the …

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