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Jul/13

Enable SFTP / SSH Password Authentication Amazon EC2

By default EC2 default Linux (Amazon, Ubuntu, etc) AMI do not have password authentication enabled and must use certificates. This improves security but also removes convenience of username/password authentication especially on a multi user system. To enable this feature again … Continue reading

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Jul/13

“Amazon EC2 Instance scheduled for retirement”

Overview I got an Email from Amazon that one of my instances was scheduled for retirement. At first I thought it was SPAM but it was followed up by checking the AWS Console to confirm the Email. I was disappointed … Continue reading

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Apr/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 3 – Up And Running

Overview Part 2 looked at the differences of AWS/IaaS to VPS. Part 3 will be looking at the cost after a period of time. Running Report The Amazon Web Services have been running for over 3 months with February running … Continue reading

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Feb/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 2 – Setup And Install

Overview Part 1 described the reasoning and setup behind the comparison. In this post I will go through the implementation of AWS and the final comparison of IaaS Vs. VPS Setup EC2 Setting up an EC2 and RDS instance was … Continue reading

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Dec/12

IaaS Or VPS Part 1 – Analysis And Intent

Overview With the proliferation of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) does it make sense to use Virtual Private Servers (VPS) or even shared / dedicated hardware? Prices for IaaS have been decreasing with competition and VPS industry hasn’t really moved … Continue reading