How to create a cloud-based encrypted file system on Linux

Commercial cloud storage services such as Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Storage offer highly available, scalable, infinite-capacity object store at affordable costs. To accelerate wide adoption of their cloud offerings, these providers are fostering rich developer ecosystems around their products based on well-defined APIs and SDKs. Cloud-backed file systems are one popular by-product of such […]
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How to set up Ubuntu Desktop VM on Amazon EC2

Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 is the most widely used pay-as-you-go type of elastic compute cloud. You can launch a VM instance in a matter of minutes by using one of those Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) offered by EC2. If your use case of EC2 involves Ubuntu Desktop, you need to understand that it is […]
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How to access Amazon S3 cloud storage from command line in Linux

Amazon S3 is a cloud storage provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon S3 publishes a set of web services interfaces, upon which many third-party commercial services or client software are developed. In this tutorial, I will describe how to access Amazon S3 cloud storage from the command line in Linux. One of the most […]
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How to ssh to EC2 instance at Amazon AWS

After you have created an EC2 instance at Amazon AWS, you can access the instance via ssh. In order to do so, you need two pieces of information: (1) private key file associated with your instance and (2) public DNS of your instance. The private key file for your EC2 instance should have become available […]
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