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Moving EC2 Instances Across Availability Zones or AWS Regions

While many Amazon Web Services are region specific, fortunately there are several workarounds for running EC2 instances in different zones.


Tags: AWS, Amazon Web Services, Amazon, Amazon EC2, Amazon Cloud Services

NASA Ditching Open Source OpenStack? Not So Fast

While Amazon boasts that NASA is saving $1M by moving to AWS, the truth is a bit more complex.


Tags: open source, AWS, Amazon Web Services, Amazon, Cloud, servers, NASA, OpenStack, Piston

Work Smarter With Virtual Assistants

Assistants are no longer just for execs. With a virtual assistant, you can hand off repetitive tasks and focus on the work that matters. Fancy Hands and Amazon's Mechanical Turk are two examples of affordable assistants, each effective at meeting a different set of needs.


Tags: Amazon, tip of the trade, prioritizing

10 Enterprise Cloud Storage Options

If you're considering moving some or all of your data to the cloud, here are 10 ways to make it happen.


Tags: Amazon, Cloud Storage, Symantec, CommVault, Zetta, Egntye, Nirvanix, Mezeo Software, StorSimple

Use s3cmd for Managing Amazon S3 Storage from the CLI

If you're looking to script backups or other operations, a reliable CLI tool that works with S3 is a must. s3cmd fits the bill.


Tags: command line, Amazon, backup, online storage, online backup, tip of the trade, S3

ROI Calculator Estimates Cloud Computing Cost Savings

Free tool designed to help IT assess current infrastructure costs and potential savings of a move to cloud computing.
Tags: cloud computing, Amazon, Salesforce, ROI, on-premises

Novell Expands Cloud Computing Linux to Amazon

Novell extends its SUSE Linux to run on Amazon EC2 as efforts ramp up among Linux vendors to offer customers ways to transition their workloads to cloud computing environments.
Tags: cloud computing, Amazon, Novell, SUSE Linux, SUSE Studio