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Possible to have an RDS > 3072GB on AWS?

I am a complete newb to AWS. I have a MYSQL database that is about 4TB and growing each day and would like to move it to AWS. According to this link the maximum allocated storage size is 3072 GB. How ...
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Amazon S3, Require Credit Card?

I am registering to Amazon S3, but it says that a credit card is required upon registration. My purpose is to create a dummy account where I can test the amazon S3 for development. Is there anyway to ...
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Can I retrieve historical Route53 (DNS) records?

Our DNS records on Amazon's Route 53 were inadvertently changed. Is there a way to see what all the records were yesterday? Or in general, is there a way to see historical DNS records?
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AdBlock users statistics

Are there statistics of internet users that use AdBlock or other ad blocking plug-ins? Are there some statistical breakdown, for example, per country (I assume it must vary a lot)? I was unable to ...
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Is Amazon Affiliate program rewarding also leads from partner vendors (vendors “hosted” by Amazon)?

I would like to join the Affiliate program of Amazon and I am wondering, if the comissions are paid only for the products sold and shipped by Amazon itself or if I can "link" also to the products of ...
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How to dynamically insert a keyword in an Amazon Search Widget

Through Amazon Associates, you can create search widgets that have a place for a search term. In the admin, you can set the default search term, but that seems to be tied to the widget ID. I would ...
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How to Program AWS Spot Instances to Strategically Bid So the Auction is Never Lost Until a Competitor Beats the Maximum I'm Willing to Pay?

I believe I'm in the right section of stack exchange to ask this. If not, let me know. I only use Amazon Web Services for temporary type hosting services, so the spot instances are quite valuable to ...
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Amazon affiliate and multilanguage

I do not know where else to post this question, I hope this StackExchange site is the right one. I have a multi-language site (blog), with several reviews pointing to amazon affiliate product page. ...
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Backend admin interface with multiple web services [closed]

What is the easiest way to receive data from different web services (Shopify, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, CRM applications, social media platforms, etc.) for an Internet retailer who wants to be ...
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Amazon EC2 vs Dedicated server at Hetzner, what's the use for EC2?

After searching the web I still can't find the reason to use EC2. What's the point to scale EC2? If you expect a huge burst in traffic, they say. OK, but what if you already have a couple of sites ...
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Amazon Affiliate search using a movie title

I am currently working on a movie trailer site. I have over 300 movies and I do not want to add an amazon affiliate link to each one individually. Does amazon offer any sort of api that will allow me ...
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How to measure the conversion rate of your Amazon affiliate program?

I plan on selling products through the Amazon affiliate program. What I know I can track is: -what products people view on my website (default Google Analytics pageview behaviour). -what affiliate ...
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Client hosting on Amazon EC2 with Cloudfront for content

I have a server on Amazon EC2 with a few different clients. It is a Plesk server. Most of them use WordPress. Is it possible to store their WWW data on a cloudfront account while retaining the server ...
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Including Amazon affiliate link to Amazon homepage

I want a link on my Web site that sends the user to the Amazon homepage, but includes my affiliate code so that any subsequent purchases get credited to my account. I have been browsing through the ...
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Using AWS or Azure, what to do about emails?

I'm coming from a background of paying a hosting company X amount per month for a server. This server comes with IIS, WebsitePanel and Smartermail all bundled together. When I create a new domain ...
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Students publishing their websites to Amazon S3

I want students to publish their static websites to Amazon S3. But I can't have them all create AWS accounts because it requires their credit cards even for the free usage tier. I don't mind letting ...
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Mapping an amazon server to a domain name registered with name.com

I have an amazon S3 web server and a domain name registered in name.com (the name is sam-experiments.com). I am trying to have a static page hosted on the amazon web server to be displayed on ...
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What are pros and cons of Amazon S3 vs Amazon EBS?

For websites/applications and eCommerce, which storage solution is more desirable and why? I'm very new to Amazon Cloud Services so I need some direction here.
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Can I test my affiliate ID on a dummy webpage without it being suspended?

I was recently accepted into the Amazon affiliate program, as I'm planning on advertising books I read on my website. Before going live with my website, I would like to: test the whole affiliate ...
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Is there any other CDN than Amazon which supports hadoop?

I need know about CDN which offers to store HDFS . I know amazon offers such service but i am looking out if some others are giving some better service , additional features or cheaper service. Please ...
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Cloud Providers vs Traditional Hosts

I'm rolling up my sleeves and trying to tackle the fundamental concepts of cloud computing for the first time. I am planning to build a highly-scalable web application, and can't ignore the potential ...
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Amazon Silk…How will it effect web development [closed]

Today Amazon announced a new browser for their upcoming Kindle Fire. (Like we need another browser...) In developing websites we add code like -webkit- or -moz- for browser specific styles. Any ideas ...
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Can Paypal/Google/Amazon accept credit card payments like a merchant account?

Paypal Express Checkout API, Google Checkout API and Amazon Flexible Payment Services allow us to accept payment easily by simply redirecting users to their website and they'll handle everything. We ...
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Amazon Associates - Reporting on revenue generated by particular pages?

Is there any feature in the Amazon affiliates system which will allow be to know, for a given month, what revenue was generated by individual pages? Perhaps e.g. by adding a querystring param to the ...
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Open source package that SUPPORTS all 3 major checkouts out of the box

Can you recommend an open source package that supports all 3 major checkouts out of the box? By 3 major checkouts I mean: PayPal Express Amazon Payments Google Checkout Zen-Cart, for example, is ...
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Does changing CNAME for amazon cloudfront slows the download in anyway?

I'm planning to use Amazon S3 with Cloudfront as CDN network. But I'm guessing that changing the url from 345345df4.cloudfront.com to sub.domain.com will slow the process of download Is this ...
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amazon associates: how well does it perform

I'm thinking about adding some amazon associates affiliate links to one of my sites, and I'm wondering if anyone who has any experience with them can tell me how well they perform on their site. Also, ...
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How does Amazon.com renew or buy its domain names?

It's hard to believe that Amazon goes to a site like Godaddy.com to buy or renew domain names. Do they use registrars? If not, how do they buy & renew domains?
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Amazon-like ecommerce site [closed]

Hey there, My idea was to make an e-commerce site alot like Amazon. Not exactly cloning it, but since its for a niche market, i need something like it. I was thinking of using Magento or something ...
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What is Amazon Aws?

What is Amazon Aws? Is it hosting service provided by Amazon? Is Twitpic hosted by AmazonAws? How much it cost (I couldnt find on their site)
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Are there any good reasons to intentionally serve a new web site in Quirks mode?

I was a little surprised that Amazon's site doesn't specify a doctype, and is rendered in quirks mode. What could possibly be the reason for this? I understand what quirks mode is and why doctypes ...
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Is it possible to target Amazon's affiliate program to the user's country?

I have signed up for Amazon's affiliate program, to see how well it does. However, the program appears to be specific to each of Amazon's separate sites (Amazon.com, .co.uk, .ca etc). Around 50% of ...
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How does amazon get away without verifying emails?

I was playing around with Amazon's Check out process today and I noticed something odd. Amazon does not make you activate your account or verify your email address. I only had to enter my email twice ...
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Amazon web service to get purchase data

Is there a web service (either one of Amazon's own or a third-party) that will let me pull my purchase data from Amazon into my own site? This is strictly for personal use; I only want to get data ...
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How can i host my website on amazon aws?

How can i host my website on amazon aws ?? i have two websites with two different domain names for e.g www.webnil.com & www.security.com so with two different domain names how can i host it using ...
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Can you store your site entirely with Amazon Web Services?

Can I host my entire site at AWS or do I need to have shared hosting/server in order to use AWS, my site runs on php and mysql.
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Amazon associates access with multiple logins?

Is it possible to set up multiple logins for access to an Amazon Associates account? (in a way similar to Google Analytics, for example) If so, how?
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Google, Amazon, PayPal, roll your own, Shopping Cart/Checkout option that doesn't put off potential customers?

Google, Amazon, PayPal, roll your own. We have a custom coded online store with custom shopping carts that is using Amazon for the checkout process. When the customer 'checks out' of our site, they ...