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Provision a AWS ec2 vm using chef | Step by Step Guide | AWS ec2 vm Tutorial

Provision a AWS ec2 vm using chef Step 1: Install chefdk Step 2: Setup AWS Credentails Step X: Setup your knife config Step X: Make sure following is set and exported in env.   AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=secrets AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=secrets AWS_DEFAULT_REGION=us-east-1 AWS_SSH_KEY=your_ssh_key_name AWS_ACCESS_KEY=secrets AWS_SECRET_KEY=secrets   Step 3: Genrate a new repository using the chef generate command > chef generate

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Powerful New Amazon EC2 Boot Features – Introduction

Today a powerful new feature is available for our Amazon EC2 customers: the ability to boot their instances from Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store). Customers like the simplicity of the AMI (Amazon Machine Image) model where they either choose a preconfigured AMI or upload their own AMI into Amazon S3. A wide variety of operating

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How to Run/Deploy Java EE applications on Amazon EC2?

Running Java EE applications on Amazon EC2: deploying to 20 machines with no money down Computer hardware has traditionally been a scarce, expensive resource. In the early days of computing developers had to share a single machine. Today each developer usually has their own machine but it’s rare for a developer to have more than

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EC2Deploy and the Cloud Tools Maven plugin are now available

I’m pleased to announce that EC2Deploy – a Groovy-based framework for deploying Java EE applications to Amazon EC2 – is now available as part of the Cloud Tools open source project. There are three main parts to Cloud Tools: The EC2Deploy framework Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) that are configured to run Tomcat and work with

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Cloud Tools now supports Amazon Elastic Block Store

One of the exciting new features of Amazon EC2 is Elastic Block Store, which provides truly durable storage for your instances. Prior to EBS, the contents of the file system disappeared once an instance was terminated. This meant that if you wanted to run a database server on EC2 you had to use MySql master-slave

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Amazon EC2 key pairs and other stumbling blocks – Guide

While working with Cloud Tools and Cloud Foundry users, I have noticed that EC2 key pairs and security group configuration are common stumbling blocks for people who are new to Amazon EC2. When you sign up for an AWS account you get what can be, at first, a confusing set of credentials:  an access key

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Deployment Foundation Issues

Deployment Foundation Issues Establish Key Roles/Charter for Deployment The very first order of business is to firmly establish “who’s on first” for getting deployment done. Senior management is crucial at this point for making sure all their direct reports and managers are on board with this and that it comes from the top. I mention

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