Category: Linux

Simple server backups with Amazon S3 and Glacier

June 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Amazon recently announced a new feature in Amazon S3 called Lifecycle.  It allows you to create a rule that does one or both of the following based on the age of the objects in the S3 bucket: Move the object to Glacier (super-cheap offline storage) Delete the object permanently from the bucket I decided to […]

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Amazon EC2 Micro Instance and Stolen CPU

February 7, 2011 | By | 39 Comments

Last week, I moved my blog to Amazon EC2 in order to have more control of it (blogged here). I chose a Micro instance running Ubuntu Linux because Micro is the least expensive (2 cents per hour) and from my previous experience hosting various websites and services on Micro instances, I felt it was more […]

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