How To Select The Right Cloud Service – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

How To Select The Right Cloud Service This autumn and winter have been rich with opportunities to discuss cloud strategies with many different audiences; from CIO’s to CFO’s and LCA’s. I have experienced a big demand for clarifications on the question(s): What can I put in the cloud and what´s in it for me? I

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Tutorial – Easily Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites

Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites in less than 5 minutes. WordPress is the most popular CMS system in the world due to rich features, plug-in selection and unlimited customization.  It also works very well in conjunction with RackSpace Cloud Sites. Here is a very quick and easy installation tutorial showing you the steps in

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Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Google Apps Part IV

Google Apps Part IV: Google Apps Administration For the Administrators, Google Apps is easy to set-up, deploy and manage. Administrators can set-up Google Apps for any new domain or existing domain; either create a new mail set-up or migrate the existing set-up. For those migrating from Microsoft Exchange, there is a migration tool which can

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How to Setup a WordPress blog on Rackspace? Beginner Tutorial

How to Setup WordPress blog on Rackspace: Rackspace is a cloud based web hosting application. You can host your blogs on Rackspace using WordPress, the most used and popular CMS blogging application tool on the market. Some Easy Steps to Follow You need to follow these steps to upload your blog files into the Rackspace

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How to Use Amazon Simple Notification Service – Beginners Level Tutorial

How to Use Amazon Simple Notification Service SNS (Simple Notification Service) is one of the major web services provided by Amazon. As the name suggests, it is a web service used to send notifications over cloud network without having any hardware and software specifications. Specially designed for developers, this service is highly scalable, flexible and

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Cloud Computing Maturity – How To Shift to Cloud-Based Technology

Cloud computing is still not mature enough to give a final verdict about its usability. However, there is no doubt that there is a constant paradigm shift to cloud based computing. Before you shift your business or infrastructure to cloud based technology, you must learn some of the basic concepts about cloud-based technology, about its

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Why Cloud Based Computing is the Best Practice to Adopt

Cloud based computing offers the most sought after advantages to corporations and all with reduced cost and easy implementation. With the passage of time corporations are becoming more specialized and skilled in their operations. Instead of doing everything themselves, they concentrate more on their specific area and get services from other vendors for related tasks.

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Cloud Computing 101 – How to Upload Files to Amazon S3

S3 tutorial for those new to Cloud Computing and AWS S3 Thanks to S3Browser for the illustrations. With S3 Browser you can upload any number of files to Amazon S3. Here are the step-by-step instructions that explain how to upload/backup your files. Start S3 Browser and select the bucket that you plan to use as

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How To Install and Run WordPress on AWS EC2?

Here is a fantastic illustration I’ve come across on how to get your WordPress site up and running in the cloud in 15 minutes.  Very helpful! Introduction One thing we often hear from Web developers, especially those who offer Web site design and consulting services, is the need to get a Web site up quickly,

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Install WordPress In Your Cloud Environment Using BitNami

BitNami WordPress Stack greatly simplifies the deployment of WordPress and its required dependencies. It can be deployed using a native installer, as a virtual machine, in the cloud or as a module over an already installed infrastructure Stack. WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is

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Amazon Web Services Introduces Cluster Compute Instances For High Performance Computing

BusinessWire · Tuesday, Jul. 13, 2010 Amazon Web Services LLC, an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced Cluster Compute Instances for Amazon EC2, a new instance type specifically designed for high-performance computing (HPC) applications and other demanding network-bound applications. Customers with complex computational workloads such as tightly coupled parallel processes, or with applications sensitive to network

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Cloud Computing For Dummies Basic Cheat Sheet

Cloud Computing For Dummies Basic Cheat Sheet Cloud computing models vary: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Manage your cloud computing service level via the surrounding management layer. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The IaaS layer offers storage and compute resources that developers and IT

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