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Andy Hawthorne, Oct 24

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Andy Hawthorne, Oct 21

Automating Amazon EC2 Instance Backup and Recovery, Part One

Tutorial on automating Amazon EC2 Instance Backup & Recovery covers scheduling snapshots with CRON, using EC2 API Tools, writing the backup scripts & scheduling.
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Andy Hawthorne, Oct 17

From Zero to Cloud: Setting up an EC2 Sandbox, Part 2

Part 2 of our Amazon EC2 Sandbox Tutorial shows you how to configure your deployment environment, and find an AMI.
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Andy Hawthorne, Oct 11

Google App Engine for Small Business

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Andy Hawthorne, Oct 10

Host PHP in the Cloud with Windows Azure

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Andy Hawthorne, Oct 06

Simple Email in the Cloud

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Andy Hawthorne, Oct 03

Managing Change in the Cloud

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Andy Hawthorne, Sep 28

What Cloud Computing Can Mean for Your Business, Part II: Starting Your Cloud Infrastructure

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Andy Hawthorne, Sep 26

What Cloud Computing Can Mean For Your Business

The buzz in the tech world right now is all about "The Cloud." But what is it, and what does it mean for small business?
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Andy Hawthorne, Sep 20

Two Important Lessons from the AWS Failure

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Andy Hawthorne, Sep 18

Heroku Breaks Through: Facebook Cloud Integration

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Andy Hawthorne, Sep 14

Setting up an EC2 Sandbox, Part 1

If you're an enterprising web application developer, you've no doubt been interested in experimenting with Amazon's cloud offerings in the past few years. Maybe you aim to "survive your success," as is the subtext of Programming Amazon EC2 by Jurg van Vliet and Flavia Paganelli; a struggle I'm sure all of us hope to be confronted with one day. Regardless of your reason for investigating EC2, your time will be well spent. Read the First part of this series on PHPMaster!
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Andy Hawthorne, Sep 12

Finding the Elephant in the Cloud

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Andy Hawthorne, Sep 07

9 Popular Cloud Use Cases

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Andy Hawthorne, Sep 05

Simple KVP System with Amazon S3

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Andy Hawthorne, Sep 01

Rackspace Cloud Files

Rackspace Cloud Files provides unlimited online storage for your public and private files. Public files are downloaded over Akamai's blazing fast content delivery network.
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Andy Hawthorne, Aug 31

Five Reasons You Need a VPS

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Andy Hawthorne, Aug 29

Getting Past the Cloud Hosting Stigma

In the past few years, the “cloud” has become a major buzzword. It’s gotten to the point where, when people hear the word “cloud” they roll their eyes. There are many factors that contribute to this stigma.
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Andy Hawthorne, Aug 25

Seeding for Cloud Bursts

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Andy Hawthorne, Aug 22

7 Popular Misconceptions About Cloud Computing

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Andy Hawthorne, Aug 17

Cloud Computing for Small Business

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Andy Hawthorne, Aug 15

Getting Started with the AWS PHP SDK

In the coming weeks I'll be creating a series of tutorials that show you how to do amazing things using Amazon S3 and other Amazon AWS services. This article is designed to give you a running start in using Amazon Web Services.
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Andy Hawthorne, Aug 11

Mobile Apps, Clouds and Cloud Bursts

Many of my developer friends like to tell me, “The web is dead. Long live mobile!” My apologies to them and the subscribers over on BuildMobile… but not so fast, my friends!
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Andy Hawthorne, Aug 09

Cloud Storage for Web Designers