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Add and enable Swap on ec2 instance

To add this extra space to your instance you type:

sudo /bin/dd if=/dev/zero of=/var/swap.1 bs=1M count=1024
sudo /sbin/mkswap /var/swap.1
sudo /sbin/swapon /var/swap.1

If you need more than 1024 then change that to something higher. 18 more words


mysql ssh tunneling on ec2 instance

ssh -L 4000:xxx.yyyy.rds.amazonaws.com:3306 -i .ssh/MyKey.pem ec2-user@ec2-54-215-43-78.compute-1.amazonaws.com

This will connect to mysql running on xxx.yyyy.rds.amazonaws.com on port 3306 through this  host ec2-54-215-43-78.compute-1.amazonaws.com with user name ec2-user whenever we connect localhost port…

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Start stopped instances that all have the same name

It’s worth learning the AWS CLI and jq in order to do one-off batch operations to EC2 instances. I needed to start a group of stopped instances that all had the same name.  25 more words


Prezi from Chris Delorenzo Performance Test Lead Tabcorp

Great presentation from Chris Delorenzo Performance and Automation Lead @ Tabcorp – includes High Volume Cloud performance testing being conducted on one of the highest hit portal sites in Australia , plus Big Data and some automation insights. 6 more words

AWS: Creating an EC2 instance, SSH Access, and Apache Installation

In this episode, we will log in to our AWS account and create an ec2 instance to begin virtual hosting. 576 more words


Sir Robert Peel, Krystals Express

Sir Robert Peel, Krystals Express, 178 Bishopsgate, City of London, London EC2, 2004 • Something of an oddity – commemorative 1930s tiling on a circa 1900 pub named after the prime minister who invented the police. 19 more words