Tutorial: Highly Available WordPress (Part II) In the previous part of this tutorial we introduced High Availability discussing different methods and different AWS services to achieve it. Now we’ll propose a particular solution based on one of these: use GlusterFS to unify the content of the instances. In this part we’ll explain how to move our WordPress
Tutorial: Highly Available WordPress (Part I) Unfortunately, things fail from time to time, including our applications’ servers. A connectivity problem at the datacenter, a natural disaster or a hardware issue can render our blog offline. Since we cannot predict the future nor prevent failures from happening, we are leveraging the power of the cloud in
AWS Guides: How to increase your EC2 Linux root volume size This guide applies to increasing the root volume size of an EBS EC2 Linux instance on AWS. By default most Linux instances come with an 8gb root volume unless you changed it at first launch. If you are one of the people that forgot
MicroNugget: What is Amazon EC2? Jeremy Cioara defines Amazon EC2 and discusses Amazon Web Services. Jeremy goes into detail about building a virtual server in the “cloud” via ▶ MicroNugget: What is Amazon EC2? – YouTube.
AWS OpsWorks (beta) AWS OpsWorks is a DevOps solution for managing applications of any scale or complexity on the AWS cloud. AWS OpsWorks features an integrated experience for managing the complete application lifecycle, including resource provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, software updates, monitoring, and access control. AWS OpsWorks lets you model and visualize your
Chef 11 Server: Up and Running In this post, we’re going to look at how easy it is to get up and running with a Chef Server on a brand new Ubuntu 12.04 or CentOS 6.3 system. We’ll also explore the new Chef Server management tool, chef-server-ctl, and the new configuration file. via Chef 11