Tag: Cloud Computing

Sep 30

Create a CloudFront distribution with AWS SDK for Go

Amazon Web Services provides different SDKs, Toolkits and Command Line Tools to develop and manage application running on AWS. AWS SDK for Go is one of the latest tools provided. New versions are pushed almost every 5 days. In this blog post, we will write a simple Go code to create a CloudFront distribution with …

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Oct 01

Cloud Storage Providers: Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage and Microsoft Azure Comparison

Choosing a Cloud Storage solution depends on several criteria: cost, accessibility, durability, scalability, flexibility and more. The Cloud Storage has several advantages and benefits over on premises storage, especially when it comes to cost and reliability. The Cloud Storage giants, namely Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Storage are constantly reducing …

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Sep 27

6 things you should know about Amazon CloudSearch

Amazon CloudSearch is a fully-managed service in the AWS Cloud that makes it simple and cost-effective to set up, manage, and scale a custom search solution for your website or application. Amazon CloudSearch supports a rich set of features including language-specific text processing for 34 languages, free text search, faceted search, geospatial search, customizable relevance …

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Sep 21

Uploading a Large File to Amazon Web Services S3

The largest single file that can be uploaded into an Amazon S3 Bucket in a single PUT operation is 5 GB. If you want to upload large objects (> 5 GB), you will consider using multipart upload API, which allows to upload objects from 5 MB up to 5 TB. The Multipart Upload API is …

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Oct 10

Automatic Backup of MySQL Database to Amazon S3. Use of Object Expiration to Delete Old Backups

The importance of backing up a database needs no further demonstration. The following will create daily, weekly and monthly backups for our database and copy them to an Amazon S3 Bucket (MyBucketName) in MyBucketName/Daily, MyBucketName/Weekly and MyBucketName/Monthly folders respectively. To control the cost of our backup solution, we will set expiration to each file to …

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Oct 04

Installing Alfresco Community 5.0.a With MySQL on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. Sample with AWS EC2 and Tip With Content Stored on Amazon S3

At the top of almost every Linux distribution, the Debian-based Ubuntu surpasses all other Linux server distributions – from its simple installation to its excellent hardware discovery to its world-class commercial support. Amazon Web Services is indisputably the largest cloud service provider. MySQL is the world’s most popular open source database. Alfresco is the world’s …

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Mar 25

Seminar on Cloud Computing and Open Source

I just facilitated a seminar on Cloud Computing and Free Softwares. The aims of the seminar was to present the Cloud Computing and the Open Source softwares, and which solutions can be used in the Africa Context (especially with our bad bandwidth). Around 125 participants, coming from public administrations (presidence, 1st vice-presidence, independant national electoral …

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