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5 Little Known Facts About Spot Instances

Spot Instances are deeply discounted compute capacity that can provide up to 90% savings over On-demand instances. In other words, for the same budget you get 2-10x times the compute capacity. This is  lucrative for enterprises running compute intensive workloads … Continue reading

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Spot vs On-Demand: Which is better in a highly variable environment?

Be honest: Hasn’t this question crossed your mind often? I am sure it has because it has crossed mine. What’s the answer then, you ask? I would always say: “Go for Spot!” In this post, I will explain how to … Continue reading

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Alfresco – Replication HOWTO

In EVERY Alfresco instance, follow these steps – 1. In order to find out the repositoryId, use the following command – curl -uadmin “http://<ip_address&gt;:<port>/alfresco/s/cmis” | grep cmis:repositoryId 2. Open <ALFRESCO_HOME>/tomcat/shared/classes/alfresco-global.properties and add the following – ### Replication ###replication.transfer.readonly=true 3. Open <ALFRESCO_HOME>/tomcat/shared/classes/alfresco/web-extension/share-config-custom.xml … Continue reading

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12-12-12: What a Date!

From friends to schoolmateEveryone’s trying to make us rotateLots of fierce debateWhat will be our fate? Acting like a violent death-fearing inmateFrom Kashmir to KuwaitDo not get caught in a check-mateThere will be no hope if we cant think straight! … Continue reading

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Grrrr Grrr… Bangalore traffic

Bangalore was called the “Garden City” and “Pensioners’ Paradise”. Today it’s no longer a garden city nor a paradise. A couple of years back I had blogged about How to save petrol??? Increase traffic!!!. Today, it seems like someone has … Continue reading

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Six word stories… I love it!!!

Me & pal had this conversation. Obviously regarding the “Six Word Stories”. 12:46 PM me: what is wrong with u… huh??? my_pal: what? me: thoo die 12:47 PM u didnt get it??? my_pal: ? me: shameless my six word story … Continue reading

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Nothing

I had been out of blogging for a while. So sorry folks (i.e whoever still follows my blog). I have recently found a new aspiration to start blogging again. So let me start off my second innings of blogging with … Continue reading

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