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Cloud-init in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4

Introducing Cloud-init in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4. Article that demonstrates AWS CloudFormation template to deploy an instance of RHEL 6.4, install a web server, and configure the firewall settings to accept web traffic. Advertisements

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AWS – Provision Up to 4,000 IOPS per EBS Volume

AWS – Provision Up to 4,000 IOPS per EBS Volume. Key Concepts: 1. IOPS (input/output operations per second) is the standard unit of measurement for the maximum number of reads and writes to non-contiguous storage locations – IOPS is pronounced

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Automated Sharepoint 2013 Deployment on Amazon Web Services

Automated Sharepoint 2013 Deployment on Amazon Web Services Contains article on how to deploy Sharepoint 2013 Deployment on Amazon Web Services – contains references to how the PowerShell scripts (created for Microsoft Azure) were reused while setting up the sharepoint farm

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Amazon Redshift

Amazon Redshift “Amazon Redshift” (fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud) – it appears we could use Redshift with Business Intelligence tools like MicroStrategy and JasperSoft…

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Deliver faster, deliver smarter, recover quicker… Be the Resilient Enterprise…

“Chaos Monkey” is an Open Source tool from Netflix and helps simulate failure in AWS Cloud Infrastructure, evaluating resilience of Deployment & Architecture and improve the Overall Enterprise & IT Resilience… Note: Reference Articles http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyclay/2012/10/26/could-frankenstorm-lead-to-another-aws-outage/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyclay/2012/06/30/aws-power-outage-questions-reliability-of-public-cloud/ http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/Following-the-Wh1t3-Rabbit/The-Resilient-Enterprise-Learning-to-Fail-Part-1/ba-p/5684673#.UIzdUW_Mhm1 http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/30/netflix-open-sources-chaos-monkey-a-tool-designed-to-cause-failure-so-you-can-make-a-stronger-cloud/

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