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Cloud computing, also known as on-demand computing, is a kind of Internet-based computing where shared resources and information are provided to computers and other devices. It is a model for enabling ubiquitous, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources. Cloud computing and storage solutions provide users and enterprises with various capabilities to store and process their data in third-party data centers, relying on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale.

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I am having this issue that I have ( I think ) trased to an AMAZON ami that has changed and does not allow SSH anymore

can I access an older version of an AMI ????

CentOS Linux 7 x86_64 HVM EBS 1602-b7ee8a69-ee97-4a49-9e68-afaee216db2e-ami-d7e1d2bd.3 (ami-6d1c2007)

west coast AMI

(cannot SSh)

CentOS Linux 7 x86_64 HVM EBS 1602-b7ee8a69-ee97-4a49-9e68-afaee216db2e-ami-d7e1d2bd.3 (ami-af4333cf)
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I have identical configs for the east and west coast , I have launched 30 or so of centos images , PPK,PEMs all in place all was working .

I added Centos AMI's to the US_WEST and cannot SSH into them"connection Refused" now I go back to the US-EAST and cannot SSH into them at all , all ports are open the security settings are all the same .

is there a limit to how many instances we can ssh into or something I am baffled about this ?

please help this is a production type issue ( giving a class )

how can I get more logs on the "connection refused" error

With the cloud computing revolution all over  ,  What do you suggest for a oracle apps DBA  as a next step to stay updated/upgraded and  be competive in the market  .

How to: DOCKER Swarm mixed mode cluster ( Windows and Linux ) containers on AZURE?


I am just looking for a link to the best set of instructions I can find on how to do this

I have a very slow internet connection and cannot search very well Help!

thanks !!!
can you run cold fusion in a docker contianer , I dont know if you can even do this , have you done this or have and example that you know works ?


terraform v0.10.7
google cloud platform
various .tf files for creating backend, variables etc


i am able to create multiple vm instances and also multiple additional disks (boot_disk is working fine on each instance) but I want to be able to attach those additional disks to each vm accordingly without having to have individual resource adds for each vm (if that makes sense!).

the code I have so far is (which works ok for building multiple compute instances and also multiple additional disks): note (I have commented out the attached_disk which errors atm)

*** START ***
# vm1.tf

variable "node_count" {
  default = "3"

resource "google_compute_disk" "test-node-1-index-disk-" {
    count   = "${var.node_count}"
    name    = "test-node-1-index-disk-${count.index}-data"
    type    = "pd-standard"
    zone    = "${var.zone}"
    size    = "5"
resource "google_compute_instance" "test-node-" {
    count = "${var.node_count}"
    name = "test-node-${count.index}"
    machine_type = "${var.machine_type}"
    zone = "${var.zone}"

    boot_disk {
    initialize_params {
    image = "${var.image}"
#    attached_disk {
#        source      = "${google_compute_disk.test-node-1-index-disk-(count.index)}"
#        device_name = "${google_compute_disk.test-node-1-index-disk-(count.index)}"
#   }

    network_interface {
      network = "default"
      access_config {
        // Ephemeral IP
We have three sites. One main , 30 users and,  two branch with 5 users each.  We deal with large files , Photoshop, in-design, .........
I need the files to be replicated between the offices and also it would be nice to have some type of sync mechanism if the user is on the road.  We have about 15 TB of data. Dropbox does not work since it will not run on Windows servers. I like to keep my Windows servers around. We also have a lot of Mac users. I don't know if Azure cloud could help in this case. Thank you, Hamed
Client believes that they are being watched by private investigators.
I looked up one investigator that advertises online, and they claim to be able to:
  • Uncover browsing history
  • Uncover deleted evidence
  • Uncover instant message or email conversations
  • Uncover deleted pictures
  • Uncover deleted text messages
  • Uncover deleted call history
Client uses Macintosh computers and iPhones.

I called an digital investigator, and they said that their main method was to get a hold of an unlocked phone for 45 minutes to clone it.  

I am aware of Teensafe, (as an example) which downloads iPhone backup history, but requires the iCloud password and permission.
Client has Two-Factor authentication.

My thoughts were to:
  • Delete the entire iCloud backup of the iPhone  (I recall how all the actresses had their selfies stolen by a password hack)
  • Stop the iCloud backups, and have the client backup to a secure computer that they don't own.
  • Set the retention of messaging to 30 days on the iPhone, which appears to be the minimum.
  • Delete Call history and message history regularly, and use a security erase program.  

Any links and advice would be greatly appreciated.
Hi all,
Not sure if this is possible or not, I have 2 virtual ESXI hosts locally and I would like to create a vcenter in an AWS EC2 instance to manage the hosts from there, is this possible? which amazon service would help me to achieve this?
I am currently setting up a training room where I want everything to be automated. I have door style windows on a slanted roof that currently needs to be opened manually. The problem is that the windows are very high, and it is not practical to try and open them manually.

They are side hung escape windows with wooden frames and dimensions 660x1180mm.

I want to convert the windows so they can open automatically, preferably using a remote or voice commands using my SmartThings hub or Amazon Alexa. Would this be possible?

Would you be able to guide me to the type of window opener/actuator that would best suit my window and what else I would need to get to be able to use my SmartThings hub or IFTTT event triggering.

Any solutions would be much appreciated.

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What is the difference between Cloud Hosting and Web Hosting? Which one is the most suitable for business at the beginner level.
Hi experts!

I recently created a LinkedService in Azure Data Factory to copy data from an on-premises MySQL databsae to a SQL Azure database. I followed the walktrought guide in the official Microsoft Azure documentation. However, when I check the Pipeline I notice it runs with no errors, an small 5 min. duration, but none row copied. So if I got to the LinkedService definition I notice an error saying "Credenciales no establecidas" ("Credentials not set").

Any advice on what is causing this error?

Please check in attachments screenshots of the error, as well as LinkedService/Data Copy Activity definition and Pipeline runs logs.

Help will be greatly appreciated.
To sync both directions is iCloud good ?

Customer has 2000 contacts there in iCloud and wondering is sync both directions possible from this modern galaxy ?

Is it easy to config ?


I have setup a full AD on AWS and able to join EC2 instances to the domain. However, i need to promote an EC2 instance as a domain controller to host the licensing server for RDC. i am currently unable to do so as the AD user accounts do not have sufficient privilege to promote a server to DC.

is there any way of doing this?
This very well could be and/or end up in the gigs section, but i need to collect some more information - education.  

I have an access database that, put simply,  tracks real estate comparable sales (data/pictures) , ties it together with a subject property,  and then outputs a report....

I wish to recreate this database so that it will be able to be access by multiple people in two - possibly more locations.  I've been reading up on Google Cloud - various flavors of SQL and think it can be done, but it I am more willing to pay someone to do this rather than learn something new...  I do however need to understand why choosing solution is A is better than solution B.
I need to integrate Puppet Opensource with ServiceNow for configuration/change management.

If Anyone has idea, how to do that, Help me.

Thank You
Nagesh kumar
Please suggest me what are the latest cloud technologies
Hello team,

We have created a vpn tunnel (VPC) from our physical office to Amazon. The tunnel is active but I can't connect to any of my Ec2 machines using the private ip address. Is there anything additional that needs to be done in the amazon side to make this work? I'm not sure if there's a firewall or something I will need to configure as well.

Thank you!
please suggest,my requirement is ,our 5 managers are visiting some companies individually,they are need to access folders in mobiles,at office we have upload company profiles,separate separate folders are created,no one access other folders.if ask others give shared link that files option also required, i have checked onedrive and icloud and dropbox and flipdrive,there is no security on folders and also required unique login.we will share
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I have about 30 000 files which are a mix of jpg, png, mov, mp4 and potentially others.  Total size is around 70GB.  I've collected these into a single folder structure and left an upload to google photos running, and then used the desktop uploaded and left that for a week to upload any that were missed.

Now, I'm not sure which have uploaded successfully and which haven't.  The 'log' created during the upload is not helpful when working out which files haven't uploaded.  I've done a download of the photos from google photos through their backup system.  However, I can't just windiff between the two folders as they have different subfolder structures.  I've tried doing an xcopy of files to a single folder but some of the files have the same name (although different dates) and I may miss out on file-extensions that I'm not aware are in the listing.

Does anyone have any ideas or scripts I could run to make the problem easier to solve, or to come up with the final list of files that haven't uploaded?
I know that I can make free phone calls from Amazon Alexa Echo to another Elexa Echo, but what I want to research fromn my customers is the ability to uise a voice command to Alexa Echo to call a cell number or call a contact.

I want to research how this could be done.  

I'm thinking integration things like a combination of:
  • VPN's to some service,
  • integration with a Personal Contacts app such as Gmail,
  • Use of IOT
  • ITTT

Anything thoughts and directions to get me started would be very helpful.

Thank you,
I'm not sure whether I should move my contact center to the cloud or have it stay on premise?

Can you please suggest the best Cloud-Scale Monitoring tool for infrastructure and applications.


Can you please suggest the best and cost effective Enterprise Cloud Storage/Sharing against Dropbox, box.com, and egnyte.com
We are evaluating it for our new project.

Is there a cloud-based solution for User authentication and password policy for Windows, Linux, MAC machines together

 Basically, all authentication should be happening for users from Cloud based Solution

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing, also known as on-demand computing, is a kind of Internet-based computing where shared resources and information are provided to computers and other devices. It is a model for enabling ubiquitous, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources. Cloud computing and storage solutions provide users and enterprises with various capabilities to store and process their data in third-party data centers, relying on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale.