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Migrating Virtual Machines to Amazon AMI

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Virtual machines are being used to deploy an environment of Linux or Windows without manipulating the original OS on hard drive. You can easily migrate virtual machine images from your existing environment to Amazon AMI and destroy them from your PC. For this conversion. you need to fulfill the pre-requisite requirements.
Firstly, you have to create a virtual machine with a Single Disk HDD attached to it. During its creation, there are options of either using a Single Disk or …

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AWS CloudWatch – Defining Custom Metric

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Amazon CloudWatch is a web service that provides real-time monitoring to Amazon’s EC2 customers on their resource utilization such as CPU, hard disk and network. CloudWatch does not provide any memory, disk space, or load average metrics without running additional software on the instance. Amazon provides example scripts for Linux instances. The data is aggregated and provided through AWS management console. It can also be accessed through command line tools and Web APIs, if the customer desires to monitor their …

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Automating Deployments

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Developers need to manually deploy the code after releasing their build. There are multiple steps to ensure everything is uploaded and managed in a proper manner.
The development and production environment can be a tricky task if not hosted in the same environment i.e. Shared hosting for staging but a dedicated server for production.
Amazon provides a bunch of tools to help fill the gap by automating deployments. You can use their services like Amazon CodePipline that may further be …

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Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)

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EFS is a scalable file storage system that is used with Amazon EC2 Instances in AWS cloud. The storage capacity in EFS is elastic, which means your storage will automatically expand when the data is being written on the file system and vice versa. Amazon EFS uses NFS (version 4.1) protocol just like any other file system available. A single EFS file system can be used by multiple EC2 instances, so you won’t have to worry about syncing or replicating …

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