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Which Cloud Region Should I select for my blog site? [duplicate]

I currently have my blog set up with shared hosting(godaddy). After recent growth on traffic, I feel like, its time to get serious by hosting it to a better place, I am thinking about cloud obviously. ...
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Is there a use case for not employing Elastic Beanstalk? [closed]

Being fairly new to the AWS ecosystem, is there any reason I wouldn't want to use Elastic Beanstalk for my python+django+yeoman web app (still being prototyped, but want to be ready to scale quickly ...
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Configuring an MX record for Amazon's Route 53

I am using Amazon Route 53 and have a correctly functioning A record pointing to an EC2 instance at mydomain.com.au with a Django stack running. My problem is, I tried to setup a Postfix mailserver ...
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Is it better to have AWS EC2 and RDS is the same Availability Zone?

I run a web app in an AWS EC2 instance and the database for the app in an RDS instance both in Amazon Web Services Region East-1. However, one of them is in Availability Zone 1a and the other is in ...
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How can I tell how big my Amazon RDS database (MySQL) is?

I have a MySQL database for my website hosted on Amazon AWS using RDS. It has 5GB of storage available to it. How can I tell how big the data in it actually is (and therefore how much of the 5GB ...
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How to spread XML Sitemaps over several webservers behind AWS loadbalancer?

We have a web portal with almost a million products and way more other urls. I wrote a script that checks database. If there is a new url needed or an old one update, this script will update/create ...
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In nano 000-default.conf (as root user) in Apache2 on EC2 Ubuntu Instance on AWS page is blank?

When I SSH into my ubuntu server on EC2 in Amazon Web Services, and I change to the root user using sudo su, I navigte to /etc/apache2/sites-available to make changes to the 000-default.conf file ...
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How to allow www.domain.com and domain.com on EC2 Ubuntu Instance on AWS

I have an EC2 Ubuntu Instance that I have apache2 installed on (along with php, mysql, mycrypt for a Laravel project). I have set up the correct nameservers, and www.domain.com is coming up online. ...
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Is it possible to show AWS CloudWatch metrics graphs on your own dashboard webpage?

Is it possible to show AWS CloudWatch metrics graphs on your own dashboard webpage? It would save the hassle of logging into the AWS console when something weird is going on.
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Making HTML5 videos stored on AWS S3 **difficult** to download (because I cant make it impossible)

I am building a website that hosts video's stored on AWS's S3 service. The videos are played thru a HTML5 player we have built. Ive just been asked to make sure "nobody can steal our video's". Now I ...
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Changing nameserver on registar

Im changing the nameserver some domains that I have registered on register365, they allow a user to enter two nameservers and a tertiary nameserver. The new nameservers I am using are AWS which has ...
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How to point DNS records to Amazon AWS Elastic Beanstalk

I just created a new environment with AWS and uploaded a .zip file into elastic beanstalk. I used to have a friend's server host my site instead of GoDaddy so I changed my custom DNS name servers from ...
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What kind of website can be run on AWS for 10, 100, 1 thousand, 10 thousand, 100 thousand, 1 million dollars per month?

The AWS pricing is quite complicated. I am aware that every website is different and require different types of AWS services. But is there a simple way to say that for 10$ per month you can run ...
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Simultaneously host website on multiple platforms?

Is it possible to host my site www.example.com that sells T-Shirts on multiple services simultaneously e.g. AWS EC2 (or Heroku) & my personal box (let's call it MyBox)? I would typically serve ...
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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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Hybrid-Hosting, how can I host one subdomain of existing site on second server?

I have a domain like www.example.com, with a subdomain like sub.example.com. They are hosted by ex: Bluehost. Which steps should I follow to just host sub.example.com on a second Server (AWS S3)?
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What are some potential issues in blocking all incoming requests from the Amazon cloud?

Recently I, along with the rest of the world, have seen a significant increase in what appears to be scraping from Amazon AWS-related sources. So simply put, I blocked all incoming requests from the ...
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Cloudflare cache image downloads

Is there a way to have cloudflare cache image downloads, ( content type application/octet-stream, Content-Disposition attachment )? Images are hosted on AWS S3.
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Can't I pause my server On Rackspace as Like AWS?

I am using AWS and I can create instance and keep it stopped if I don't need it. It beocmes handy as I can test/switch back/forth to several differently configured instances and don't loos any of ...
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How do I set up an `A record`?

I have Apache installed on an EC2 instance (with an Elastic IP). I successfully used NameCheap's DNS tool to configure routing of www.mydomain.com and mydomain.com traffic. If I have a web ...
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Change Region For An Amazon RDS Instance

I am using AWS free tier. While launching EC2 instance and RDS instance, I didn't choose any specific region. So, randomly I was assigned two different region for ec2 and rds. Later, after launching ...
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Amazon s3 webmaster privacy

If I am hosting a site on Amazon Web Services, how easy is it for someone to work out that I'm behind it, for example if it's a controversial campaign issue. WHOIS privacy with the domain registrar ...
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Amazon RDS And EC2 On Two Different Region. How Much performance Loss?

if for an application, amazon ec2 instance and amazon RDS instance be on two different Avalability Zone/Region, how much performance degradation are expected?
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Does Google treat AWS IP addresses as related?

We are hosting several websites on one of our servers, and wondering if because they are on the same subnet that they have been somehow penalized. We are not inter-linking between websites. However ...
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Price of Amazon CloudFront vs dedicated server?

I am trying to estimate my monthly bill for Amazon CloudFront. Let's say I need 1'000 GB/month transfer. The price calculator give me a bill of $120. That's totally overpriced. If I buy a dedicated ...
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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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Scaling a cloud-based ecommerce site

I'm researching cloud services to host an e-commerce site. And I'm trying to understand some basics on how they are able to scale things. From what I can gather from AWS, Rackspace, etc ...
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Wordpress, Joomla, on amazon S3 only? or do I need EC2 instance

for services like wordpress and joomla, I remember kind of just dropping project files on an FTP when I was doing static websites. Now Amazon S3 buckets reminds me of that, and it can be used for ...
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backup of AWS s3

We had been backing up all of our databases and image files to S3. Around 2TBs of data. But now we are migrating our hosting to amazon and I think we need another backup now, not on amazon. Is this ...
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How to keep a local copy of all images and still serve images from Amazon S3?

I'm using amazon s3 to host assets for my site (mainly images). At the moment when a user uploads an image via a form, the php script uploads the image directly to my bucket on s3. I would like to ...
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Is Amazon the cheapest cloud provider?

On AWS, bandwidth costs as little as $0.08 per GB and storage costs as little as $0.055 per GB. Are there any providers that charge less? These numbers end up being very costly for a web site that ...
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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)