AWS EC2

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Learn more about AWS EC2, Amazon's persistent storage.

  • What is AWS EC2?   AWS EC2 is short for Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud.

    What is AWS EC2?

    AWS EC2 is short for Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud.  Such a clever name!   What is it really?  In the simplest terms it is a web service.  Here’s what Wikipedia says about web services:

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    Over the past year I've been building a cloud-based data pipeline for a client focusing on IoT data aggregation.

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    Best Practices For a Secure Cloud Part 1

    Whether you’re running on premise datacenter, using a private or public IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) hosting platform, security is extremely important. We’ve all seen the horror stories in the news when companies experience data security breaches.

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    NFS Performance on AWS

    Last year, I wrote a blog about the performance of various NFS Solutions in AWS. Earlier this year, Amazon announced its own NFS Solution called Elastic File System, “EFS”.

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    Capistrano Deploy to dynamic AWS EC2

    At Metal Toad we use Capistrano to deploy our projects to their respective servers. Normally this is done with a configuration file for each stage (Dev, Staging, QA, and Production) that contains a list of servers. Below is an example of one of those files.

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