Posts Tagged ‘ec2’

ubuntu lucid, apparmor, and mysql

I had to move the mysql datadir on my ec2 instance to a different EBS volume. After I move it over, and change the datadir setting in /etc/mysql/my.cnf, I kept getting errno 13 when I started mysql, the error in /var/log/mysql/error.log looks like this: errono 13 typically means your datadir permissions are messed up, but [...]

Migrating a “degraded” Amazon EC2 Instance

I’ve been using AWS for a few years now, and it has been rock solid. Last Sunday one of my sites became unreachable, when I got home a couple of hours later, I was able to ssh into the instance and everything seemed to be working perfectly. I checked utmp logs and the instance was [...]

37signals also saw the benefits of AWS

37signals moved TaDaList to run on pretty much the same things I’m using: EC2, EBS, Elastic IPs, Apache, Passenger. They also started from the same Ubuntu Intrepid images. Joshua posted more info on their setup in the comments section of the blog post: Joshua Sierles 28 Nov 08 Matt, Our custom image is based on [...]

from ServerBeach to Amazon AWS/EC2

I’ve had a dedicated server at ServerBeach for about 5 years, overall they were pretty solid, one time the hard drive died but they were able to mount the dead drive in read-only mode so I could recover all my data. After they were acquired by Peer 1, there were some connectivity issues, but after [...]