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.

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is there an easy way to view all my documents : Microsoft WORD or EXCEL on the android app in word and excel without having to copy and paste all of them into ONEDRIVE Cloud?
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Containers & Docker to Create a Powerful Team
Containers & Docker to Create a Powerful Team

Containers are an incredibly powerful technology that can provide you and/or your engineering team with huge productivity gains. Using containers, you can deploy, back up, replicate, and move apps and their dependencies quickly and easily.

I am about to launch a WordPress/WooCommerce site but worry about around the clock support for my site since my developer's in India, Monday thru Friday.

That's about 25% of the week! That being said, I would expect the bulk of sales to be on Eastern Standard Time, 8AM to Midnight, which means his coverage percentage is higher that 25%.

Are there are support models you can think of which would be me paying some small retainer for a WP developer to be on call and getting notified if there is a hiccup or site outage? Then, if there is real work that's needed, I'd pay on an hourly basis?

Curious...

Do I need to be worried at all about the site have problems which could cause it to be unavailable to process further orders?

I am not worried there may be a one in a hundred error rate which I can resolve when the email comes in, but instead, having a site outage causing orders to stop.
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1.      Can we upgrade the SQL performance level from P4 to P6 easily or does this require a migration?

2.      Do we have full control over the SQL config?  For example; changing compatibility mode on a SQL 2014 instance to SQL 2012.

3.      To place the SQL TempDB on premium disk (SSD), how is this component added using the online pricing calculator?

Kind regards.  Thanks for your help, experts.
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Hi All,

we are migration VMs from Hyper V to azure and after migration we need install a few agents, like montoring agent, vm agent, etc on the virtual machines.

What is the best way to achieve this? should we use powershell dsc?

Thank you in advance,
kelly
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How much does Box.com charge for storing files in the cloud?

I have seen that they say that you can store an unlimited number of files in the cloud but I haven't found where they mention how much this costs for storing large amounts of files.
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Does Box.com have a recycle bin?

What is the retention policy for going back in time to past file revisions? Like for example a Microsoft Word or Excel file that has been modified several times over the last few months?
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I have been supporting Box.com for several years now.

Now I'm looking to find the best sources for training other techs I work with on how to support Box.com.

What are the best sources for this type of training?
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I need to know when my site is either down or having slow performance.

It's WordPress and is hosted on AWS EC2.

What kinds of services can you suggest? Free services usually have less features than paid ones. I am not looking to spend money, but would it it adding more features, like reporting.

Thanks.
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Have a SMB that would like to migrate to the cloud for mainly file sharing purposes.
They don't really need AD, just some way to manage and share files between about 20 users.

Looking at AWS, Azure and Sharepoint.  Does anyone have any recommendations, pro's/con's, etc.

Thanks!
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I have a Word 2017 (Mac) doc that is outputting a PDF that is 362 MB in size. I have about 85 pictures in there which I have not yet compressed. but this only represent about half of the book.

I plan to sell this on download from my website, so the question is, what kinds of expectations are there for file size of the PDF they purchase?

Then, what about needing to support the bandwidth of such a large file? If I sell it, using eBay, for $9.99, I clear about $9.50 per copy. How much money will I spend simply paying AWS:EC2 for the bandwidth of 1/2 Gigabyte download?

Thanks
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Do you have a plan for Continuity?
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Do you have a plan for Continuity?

It's inevitable. People leave organizations creating a gap in your service. That's where Percona comes in.

See how Pepper.com relies on Percona to:
-Manage their database
-Guarantee data safety and protection
-Provide database expertise that is available for any situation

how can I have an instace of CENTOS in AWS and be able to login with one user that has a key and other user that will be only able to login with user name and password

is this possible?

thanks
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Hi there. As the [sole] IT person for a <25 user small business, I am looking for advice on whether to dive into an Office 365 premium subscription, complete with cloud access to office as well as exchange, OR to do office apps only and keep our email domain hosted with a 3rd party.

I feel like our current vendor is going to deliver us news that we must change up our service due to Microsoft's "unplugging" the current shared exchange service (this I heard from a sales person).

We currently pay 12/month per user including complete admin support and management of exchange as well as an anti-spam solution (Symantec).

Microsoft says office 365 premium (incl. Exchange) costs 12.50/per month for 1 yr/user.

I feel like the Office 365 Premium subscription offer doesn't include the same level of administrative support as either 3rd party email host.

I feel like our current vendor is going to soon-deliver us news that we must change up our service due to Microsoft's "unplugging" the current shared exchange service (this I heard from a sales person).

Add to this Comcast business offering office 365 solution for $14.95/month per user.

I would appreciate a few inputs so I might make an informed decision for our company.   Many thanks for your consideration!  :)
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can you give examples of cloud storage models and providers and basic architecture
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Environment:
-Exchange 2010 with all services on Windows Server 2012 Datacenter (not R2)
-Barracuda cloud email filter

Issue:
Outbound/inbound emails seem to have about a 5 minute delay.
The outbound messages seem to be sitting in the Queue just waiting.
I spoke to Barracuda support and they said I needed to give them some logs.
I'm not sure what logs and they weren't being helpful in suggesting where I should look. You know, just some general logs, I guess.

If the emails are sitting in the queue waiting to be sent to Barracuda, there's not much else I can do to change that, is there?
Any ideas on how I can explore delayed delivery and reception of emails on my end?
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Hi,

I have an office that's running a Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 (Dell Poweredge) that's about 6 years old.  Let me preface this question with: I've inherited the server from the former technician who set it up--it would not be the way I would have originally set it up (all IT guys say that, right?).  

There has been some indications with this server that it's nearing the end of it's life.  The owners would like to look at going to "the cloud."  They have recently had a taste of Google Docs from moving many of their Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to Google Sheets and really like it.  I've let them know about the pros and cons to using Google Docs.  They were curious about Google versus Microsoft.  They're considering moving their email server to Google Apps so that everything is on Google.  Their end goal is to completely get rid of their server.  They still need active directory for their 10 workstations on the network but I was thinking that can be possibly done with Microsoft Azure.  

I've been fighting going to "the cloud" for years but the current is getting really strong to go to a cloud based solution.  My question is two fold.  Have you had experience going to Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365?  What are the pros and cons?  Also, for Active Directory.  I've had experience with Google Apps and Office 365 but not with Azure for Active Directory.  What are the pros and cons for going to something cloud based for Active Directory?  Any help or …
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We are developing a website and are looking to migrate to the google cloud. We are trying to decide if we are better of using app engine or compute engine.

The website is mainly build in php and javascript. it talks to a mysql db which will be hosted on google cloud sql

Eventually there will also be an app that talks to the same database.
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Hi,

We are looking for recommendations for a UK based backup provider.

At the moment, we like using crashplan, as we like the unlimited backup and the pricing is great. However, as its based in the USA, this doesn't suit every client.

Can anyone recommend a UK based backup provider that provides great value for money?

Thanks!
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looking  to Backup 1 Q-NAP NAS box to Cloud.

Require expertise in selection of right cloud provider.

NAS contains FileShares and some  backup image files.
Total files size 800GB.
Future file growth in 5 years @ 2.5 TB

From your experience who would you recommend solution of this size.
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I have a local backup in place. I now want a cloud-based backup as well. Please could you experts recommend one.
Price is obviously a consideration but it must be a reputable company that has a long term future.
It needs to provide a versioning function.
Something else that bothers me about backup - I am concerned about the possibility that if malware were to gain access to my system that it could theoretically delete the data in my local backup. We use external hard drives that are rotated, so there is always off-site disconnected backups, but this is still a concern. What do the cloud-based backup solutions do to protect against this eventuality? Are some companies better than others at dealing with this?

Thank you
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Percona Live Europe 2017 | Sep 25 - 27, 2017
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Percona Live Europe 2017 | Sep 25 - 27, 2017

The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference Europe 2017 is the premier event for the diverse and active European open source database community, as well as businesses that develop and use open source database software.

We have a hosting stating that we have reached our files limits within the hosting.  We ran FileZilla and from root folder and the total files is not even 1% (see  below).

ftplimit
We thought maybe the hosting has "temp" areas or folders, like in Windows where one deletes its contents and free up space.  Nevertheless,  maybe we didn't correctly  used FileZilla to determine how many files are in our hosting.  

That said,
  • does FileZilla really searches the root of our hosting?
  • did we use FileZilla correctly to search for total files?
  • is there another apps we can try to determine the total of files our hosting has?
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I pay $222/month and I get:

- Land line
- FIOS Internet
- Cable TV

But I watch only a few channels and feel ripped off.

What options do I have?

I like having a land line for a phone conversation that is near perfect, which I sometimes need for job interviews.

My cell reception from home is not terrible, but it fluctuates. Hence, the cell network would be a high cost way to get Internet access.

I really do not want to go up on my roof, three stories up to put a put on a satellite dish. Plus, I may not be living here much longer.

Do I have any options?

Thanks.
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We are looking at a new application which will be hosted on the cloud. There will be some sensitive information the provider holds. We haven't decided on Azure or AWS yet

Our INFOSEC people are asking if the data will be held on servers that are multi-tenant?

From a cloud perspective, what does this really mean? What is the real risk here?
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I have a vcenter that when ever i spin up a vm and have it on shared storage the performance is terrible , if i move it to a local datastore it is much fastetr BUT , I can copy a file to the shared storage and it is fast (~1GB per min) , what metrics should i look at to find out more about this ?

thanks
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I'm downloading 66gb of photos and videos from my icloud to my Windows PC external USB drive as I plan to wipe my icloud drive.  If the download is interrupted, will I need to download the whole thing again or is it a sync tool such that it will continue where it left off when interrupted?

No opinions pls (JH), facts pls.

Thx.
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Hi Guys

I am building tutorial how to safely open links in email from Dropbox or google drive .

Do you know any manual or tutorial ?

thank you
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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.