Archive for the ‘Misc’ Category

Amazon EC2 Core Docs

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

EC2 API reference
Dev Guide
User Guide

Creating a New Image for EC2 by Rebundling a Running Instance

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

There are two primary ways to create an image for EC2:

1. Create an EC2 image from scratch. This process lets you control every detail of what goes into the image and is the easiest way to automate image creation.
2. Rebundle a running EC2 instance into a new image. This approach is the topic of the rest of this article.

Updating an AMI’s Kernel and Ramdisk

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

In order to upgrade your AMI to the latest kernel you will have to launch your existing AMI and rebundle it explicitly overriding the default bundling tools behavior – which is to use the instance meta-data service to determine your current kernel and ramdisk combination OR overriding the launch time kernel and ramdisk parameters.

Drupal EC2 AMI

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

We’ve created a pre-built AMI that makes it easy to get started with Drupal on EC2. Just start it up and you’re ready to go. And it works with any version of Drupal you’d like.

CouchDB on Ubuntu on AWS

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Here’s a little HowTo on how to setup CouchDB on an AWS EC2 instance. But outside of AWS (and EC2), this setup works on any other Ubuntu server, and I suppose Debian as well.