If you haven't noticed, AWS recently announced a feature to change the type of instance on EBS backed instances. This feature is particularly useful if you want to add more computing power to an instance to perform certain task and then can scale it..
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In one of the recent Amazon Deep Dive Workshop, we were handed a cheat sheet to turn a Linux S3 instance to EBS backed instance. This is one of the simplest process I have come across.
Amazon currently permits VMware users to import their existing VMware images and convert them into AWS-compatible AMIs. There are only three caveats: (a) the machine must be shut down before importing, (b) it must have less than 1TB of virtual..
While cloud computing is one of the top current trends in the IT industry, pharmaceutical sector (where the sensitive data is traditionally being protected behind corporate firewalls) has concerns about cloud security. Keeping aside the law and..
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The University of Texas at Austin who used supercomputer to study the role of transcription factor proteins in gene regulation makes me think about how many organisations in the the life sciences arena have access to this kind of computational..