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Finding ways to combine cloud computing and open source software

A few days ago Omeka, an open source digital content publishing system, introduced a cloud-based hosting solution for users. The solution features a tiered service level (from Free to $999 per year) and provides users with a point and click … Continue reading

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Running the ZSR Vufind application server

Overview This tutorial covers how to launch, customize, test, and deploy the Vufind application server currently hosted on Amazon EC2. The server is running Ubuntu 10.10 (32 bit) and has been configured to run as a local test server. This … Continue reading

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Amazon Cloud Services go free*

Yesterday Amazon announced that they are offering limited cloud services for free for one year for new subscribers. The list of free services is pretty amazing. You can run a micro instance on Amazon for a year with 100% uptime, … Continue reading

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Configuring your Amazon server

This guide covers the elements of server setup and management on Amazon EC2. The intent of this guide is to introduce the broad concepts and connect to external tutorials and resources. Each section below covers a specific type of task … Continue reading

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Server security on Amazon EC2

This tutorial covers at a very high level the items you should be concerned about for server security on Amazon EC2. Amazon has great documentation and is a good place to go to find out the right answers to your … Continue reading

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