Tag Archives: Cloud Computing

Choosing an EC2 Instance Type

AWS offers nearly fifty different types of EC2 instances. It also provides a number of different categories of images, each tailored for different use cases.

Choice is a good thing, and having so many EC2 instance options and categories is a benefit to users. But with so many possibilities, deciding which EC2 instance is the best fit for your needs can be a challenge.

If you’re struggling to decide which EC2 instance to use, this article is for you. It outlines the major EC2 instance types and categories and makes recommendations about which instances are the best fit for certain types of situations. 

We won’t discuss every individual instance type. That would be unfeasible, because Amazon currently offers forty-nine distinct EC2 instances. But we’ll cover the most important ones, and discuss the differences between the major categories of EC2 instances.

However, if you are familiar with EC2 instance types, you might be interested in the EC2 backup. Check out our article about the types of EC2 backup. Continue reading

Azure VM vs Amazon EC2 vs Google CE: Cloud Computing Comparison

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If you look for a cloud VM infrastructure, there are 3 biggest cloud systems available: Amazon Elastic Cloud 2, Google Compute Engine and Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines. Since it’s still hard to choose the right one, we are going to explain key differences to make the choice easier.
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Automatically Set Standard IA Storage Class for Amazon S3 Uploads

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry S3 Explorer 4.5.1 and later.

Starting from CloudBerry Explorer 4.5.1 you can set a global option for your bucket where to set  a storage class for your uploads to Amazon S3.  In previous versions there was only RRS option, now you can set Standard, RRS or Standard-IA storage class for your bucket.

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We Introduce CloudBerry Box 1.2 with Custom Sync Folder

As always we are adding features that our customers are requesting. CloudBerry Lab presents a new version of CloudBerry Box 1.2. Now CloudBerry Box allows to set a custom sync folder that you want to use for synchronization.

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