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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 – Change volume type – SSD GP2 to SSD IOPS – Part 13

This article will walk through that how to change the AWS EBS volume type from  SSD GP2 to  SSD IOPS volume type. Changing the volume type  is not straight forward for all the volume types. Due to the instance limitation, you can’t change the volume type on the fly. You need to halt the instance in an order to change …

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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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