Software engineering notes

barcamp san diego 5: “cloud computing on EC2”

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– rightscale alternatives
— chef
— sponsored by att
— an opensource ruby project
— puppet
— cfengine
— way cheaper than rightscale

– ec2 alternative
— eucalyptus
— opensource project on a private cloud
— akamai now hosts applications on their edge servers

– load balancer
— haproxy (
— software based
— allows us to route all traffic to a new cluster once it’s launched and running
— red5
— hardware based
— algorithms
— round robin

Written by Erik

May 31, 2009 at 2:56 pm

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