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Toby Tremayne, 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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Toby Tremayne, 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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Toby Tremayne, Oct 11

Google App Engine for Small Business

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Toby Tremayne, Oct 10

Host PHP in the Cloud with Windows Azure

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Toby Tremayne, Oct 06

Simple Email in the Cloud

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Toby Tremayne, Oct 03

Managing Change in the Cloud

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Toby Tremayne, Sep 28

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

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Toby Tremayne, 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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Toby Tremayne, Sep 20

Two Important Lessons from the AWS Failure

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Toby Tremayne, Sep 18

Heroku Breaks Through: Facebook Cloud Integration

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Toby Tremayne, 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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Toby Tremayne, Sep 12

Finding the Elephant in the Cloud

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Toby Tremayne, Sep 07

9 Popular Cloud Use Cases

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Toby Tremayne, Sep 05

Simple KVP System with Amazon S3

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Toby Tremayne, 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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Toby Tremayne, Aug 31

Five Reasons You Need a VPS

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Toby Tremayne, 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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Toby Tremayne, Aug 25

Seeding for Cloud Bursts

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Toby Tremayne, Aug 22

7 Popular Misconceptions About Cloud Computing

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Toby Tremayne, Aug 17

Cloud Computing for Small Business

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Toby Tremayne, 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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Toby Tremayne, 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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Toby Tremayne, Aug 09

Cloud Storage for Web Designers

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Toby Tremayne, Aug 04

Dynamic Image Delivery with CloudFront

In this article I'll show you how to use Amazon CloudFront to create a lightweight and scalable content delivery system that automatically resizes and formats your images.