We have been working with Amazon Web Services for the last couple of months
for various things and thouhgt of sharing our key findings with you all.
First of all, I would like to thank Amazon for providing such a great
experience to us , a simple webservice call , an instance of a computer up
and running. When we started our exploration, we got an account with Amazon
and working with S3 for quite some time. It is an another service for storage
and works well for its cause.
Then we decided to explore EC2 and started browsing various AMI's (Amazon
Machine Image) that are available. First we tried with Fedora Core 4 and we
could successfully load that AMI into an instance. also, allowed SSH and Web
server port to be available for public access.
After following the procedures for setting up Putty given by AWS , we tried
accessing our instance using Putty. We could connect ... (more)
With the onset of the Monsoons in Chennai there were Cloud of a different
kind looming, and the Met Department was evangelizing them; there was also
another Cloud Evangelist in Chennai, Jinesh Varia evangelizing Clouds of
different kind, the Amazon Clouds.
Event and Filling Gaps
The event kicked off with Bobby Varghese from CSS Corp doing a keynote for
the workshop. Bobby spoke about CSS adoption of the AWS and how they have
come up with products and use cases based on AWS.
The real clouds were holding back Jinesh from reaching the venue. So
Ezhilaran Babaraj(Ezhil), from CSS Labs... (more)
CloudFront Session at Cloud Expo
What is CloudFront?
CloudFront is a Content Delivery Network for Amazon S3 storage service. The
content that are stored in Amazon S3 can be delivered from the nearest
network location of the user accessing the content.This speeds up the
delivery of your content by minimizing the network latency. Also, this
reduces the hit to your primary server. This feature is mainly used by
websites providing static content to its end consumers.
Click here to know more about CloudFront
What is Streaming Media?
Streaming Media is a way to provide multimedia content... (more)
India has the highest rate of adoption for Mobile. And the adoption drove the
big players in the local and international market to have their presence in
the Indian Mobile Operators space. In a similar way you will soon see various
service providers for Cloud Computing emerging and it is going to be the next
big wave after the Mobile era. If you take a deep look at the Cloud Computing
technology, it is nothing but providing IT related resources such as
computing, storage, Network, system security, application, platform as a
service. These services are charged based on the usage. ... (more)
Eucalyptus Cloud Journal
Now we have a Eucalyptus' Private Cloud installed and running on our premise,
and it remained kinda of an artifact in our data-center for sometime. So I
thought why has not someone written anything about how make to make
Elasticfox work with Eucalyptus.
But there were quite a few pointers to what version will be ideally suited to
use for Eucalyptus, like this one, thanks Ajmf. I took the cue from there, I
enabled debugging on elasticfox, and used firebug to dig deeper. And I came
up with Hybridfox, yeah, and it works.
What is Hybridfox?
Hybridfox is an at... (more)