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Cloud storage provider lost my data. How to back up next time?

What do you do when cloud storage fails you? First, some background. A popular cloud storage provider (rhymes with Booger Link) damaged a bunch of my data. Getting it back was an uphill battle with ...
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Azure Storage for Mac?

Can anyone recommend a good Azure Storage Explorer for Mac? I downloaded CyberDuck but does not seem to connect to Azure at all. For some reason it puts an @ character in the URL. eg. ...
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Background Backup App for Mac to SFTP Server

I am looking an app for my Mac that can backup in the background (such as Backblaze or CrashPlan) that will backup over SFTP, rsync, or scp (I'm using DreamHost's 50GB of personal backups). ...
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Secure shared drive services in “the cloud”

I've been trying to find a secure method of storing files for an organisation that's distributed around the globe. I'm aware of DropBox et al but haven't found anything that has solid security, with ...
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Is it possible to sync my dictionary like I do my bookmarks and preferences?

Modern browsers allow me to keep important things like passwords, bookmarks, etc. synced up in 'The Cloud'. I mainly use Firefox and Chrome. However, I'm unaware of a way to sync the changes I've ...
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Why do I get a certificate error trying to setup a Ubuntu Cloud?

I'm trying to install an Ubuntu cloud on my home network - I've been following this guide. When I arrived at STEP 6: Install an image from the store PART 3: Click on the Store tab I get the following ...
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What is OpenStack? And how can it be used?

What is OpenStack? I have tried to understand what OpenStack is but I can't penetrate the shield of marketing buzz words that surrounds everything that is called "the cloud". I would be happy if ...
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Run a Virtual Machine inside a Rackspace Cloud Server?

Is it possible to run some semblance of a Virtual Machine (perhaps not something as comprehensive as VMWare / VirtualBox, but something like User-Space Linux) inside of a Rackspace Cloud Virtual ...
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Cloud computing vs file sharing websites?

When it comes to Cloud Computing, I always get in trouble to understand the difference between Cloud computing file sharing vs. File sharing services offered by 4shared, Rapidshare, etc. Can ...
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podcast syncing and playing from multiple computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows) I listen to a lot of podcasts and I would like to be able to build a single playlist and access ...
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Replacing local home server with VPS: Suggestions?

So right now, I'm running an old box with a 2TB HDD in it. I use this as a file server for the home network, as well as a box for downloading large files which are synced via Dropbox. Lots of other ...
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How can I split and reconnect large files?

I'm trying to upload 10 GB files to S3, but the files are too large. So I'm looking for a program that will zip then split the file into multiple, smaller files. Of course, I need the same program ...
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How can automatically move my files to S3 at night?

I have a MacBook Air with a very small hard drive. So every night, I'd like to move all my large files off my hard drive and into S3. What's the best way for me to do that?
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12TB NAS devices at home - need offsite backup solution [closed]

Me and my wife are both tech-junkies. We have a total of 12TB storage on NAS devices throughout our house. Not all is critical, but some 4TB of it is irreplaceable, family photos, videos from the last ...
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Cloud Storage/Sync solution for families [closed]

I am hoping someone knows of an online storage/sync service like Dropbox that can meet the following needs: I envision that each member of the family has a separate account to keep personal files. ...
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Switching PC to Cloud Hosted VM

With all the amount of data storage (images, software developed, etc.) I'm thinking about switching my PC to make it a "thin client" and hosting my actual computer somewhere in a VM in a cloud. In ...
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Windows 7 Google Print Service

I'm wondering if there's any way to use a custom Windows 7 print service to send documents directly to Google Docs. My end goal is to use Google Cloud Print to be able to print any document from my ...
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Can RackSpace cloud images be downloaded and used on a private cloud inside your local network?

I've read that for example Ubuntu Enterprise Could images can be loaded from a private cloud residing on your local network to Amazon EC2. Or you can create a image on Amazon EC2 and then download it ...
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Can I put Applications into Dropbox? If not, is there anywhere else I can?

I am wondering if I can use Dropbox to put applications in, or if there is another 'cloud' that I can use. This would make transferring applications from computer to computer much easier.
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Is there a clipboard manager on the cloud?

I'm looking for a service like Google Cloud Clipboard which can be used not only from Google Docs but directly from my PC (Windows 7 SP1). Is it possible?
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ubuntu private cloud - what happens to the changes I make on an instance

I'm just learning about Ubuntu Enterprise Clould. I installed it on a machine and I've installed a image. If I create an instance from that image what happens to the changes I make to that instance? ...
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What desktop app can sync Amazon S3 with an FTP folder?

What I'm trying to do is migrate large files off my web site to S3.
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How do I change the license key for an installed copy of Visual Studio 2010?

We have a number of Amazon EC2 instances with Visual Studio 2010 installed on them. The license we are using has a fixed number of seats, all of which are being utilized at the moment. I've created ...
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Network drive to usb bridge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a USB WiFi dongle device that can emulate virtual mass storage device for home video player? Sorry this is kinda of an oldball question Is there any device that ...
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How to Backup of files to clould/offsite where restore is not tool specific?

I need to backup my files from my home server to a offsite/cloud location. Currently I have about 100GB of data. The files must be restorable without the tool that made the backup. Ex.: If saved ...
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Hi Speed Cloud Backup/Restore

I have been using JungleDisk which in my case does cloud backup on Amazon. I had to do a full restore and I was getting only 10% of bandwidth on restore (6 Mbits/sec for a 60 Mbits/sec tested link). ...
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Excel 2007 in the Cloud

I need to find a way to allow users without Excel 2007 to interact with my spreadsheet. The file has some complex macros and VBA code, so it has to be Excel 2007/2010. The users are offsite. ...
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Stream movies on Chrome OS

I have a Chrome OS netbook that I would like to watch my videos on. Is there some way to stream videos from the cloud (i.e: not my computer) to Chrome? I'm thinking using Amazon S3 but that might not ...
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Why common two IP addresses for two nameservers in one server

In this common case: ns1.domain.com: IP1 ns2.domain.com: IP2 What I know the two IP addresses used like if one unreachable, the other will use as a secondary choice and user still can access the ...
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How to turn old PCs into a personal cloud?

I have three old PCs and I want to turn them into a personal cloud. Basically, I want to make best use of these three CPU by combining their processing power. I was thinking to use Eucalyptus. There ...
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x windows in a browser. ajaxterm but with X

ajaxterm is a terminal that works in a web browser is there a similar solution for x windows? if i'm in a library or on a netbook i can't use vnc, but every computer has a browser. so is there a ...
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Would like to sync backup files on a lan cheaply and every few minutes, how?

At the moment I use sync software to copy files to other machines, so they have the same files within a matter of minues. But the software is slow and hogs cpu time on my desktop pc. Ideally I'd ...
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Building a Cloud on a budget? open source?

This is mainly for me to dream what would be if I could get together enough hardware. So the question is how to build a cloud on a budget and whether open source is stable enough. I found ...
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Setting up scripts in Amazon EC2 Cloud

I am currently running a few perl and python scripts on a windows pc and would like to port over to the Amazon EC2 servers running 64-bit LINUX. The scripts are basic web scrapers that go to a ...
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Can I move the whole harddisk content of my PC to the cloud? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote Computer renting (moving my desktop to the cloud) I'd like to move everything - data+software - from my notebook/XP to the cloud and run everything there from an ...
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online 3D modelling software (like sketchup) [duplicate]

I'm at school and I need to use a 3D modelling software for my Tech project, however there current one is quite old and has a steep learning curve. As I'm at school I can't download or install or ...
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Network label printer available to print to over web?

UPDATE I'm currently looking at DYMO and BROTHER label printers for this purpose. In the ideal world, they could click a "print" button next to an address on the Web App that will print out the ...
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P2P radio broadcasting

I'm looking for a solution to broadcast radio by using a P2P/cloud method, users should also be able to listen to the radio in a webbrowser. The OS I'm using is Windows XP Thanks for answers!
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What are the differences between ChromeOS and Jolicloud?

Jolicloud seems to be the first Cloud OS. How does it compare to Chrome OS? What's the difference between them? Just mixed local/cloud vs absolutely cloud?
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Webbrowser where I can login to access history etc

Is there any webbrowser where everything, like history, bookmarks, download history and preferences on the cloud so that is possible to login to any of that webbrowser and it will be exactly the same ...
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Is there anything like a cloud based linux where you can access desktop GUI just through a web browser?

My laptop broke a few weeks ago and I need to get out of the house sometimes when I work just for a change of pace but right now I'm stuck just working on my desktop.. I'd like to go work on a public ...
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How do you get more space on Live Mesh/Live Sync? [closed]

I'm looking into corporate data backs for my company's dealers. Each dealership will have data back up demands ranging from 100mb to 20gb. We are an entirely Microsoft solution so when I was asked to ...
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How can I sync my clipboard across multiple computers?

What's the easiest way to sync a clipboard between multiple computers? I would prefer a cross-platform solution but anything is better then nothing. I do want to be on a different network and still ...
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How to run your own cloud network at home?

I have 7 PC's around the house that total more than 10Ghz in CPU power. I was wondering if I could put them to use building my own "cloud computing" network to help with rendering videos, blender ...
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Cloud computing? [closed]

I'm an analyst and intermediate programmer working for a consulting company. Sometimes we are doing some intensive computing in Excel which can be frustrating because we have slow computers. My ...
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Cloud Computing - Multiple Physical Computers, One Logical Computer

I know that you can set up multiple virtual machines per physical computer. I'm wondering if it's possible to make multiple physical computers behave as one logical unit? Fundamentally the way I ...
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Mounting an Amazon EC2 instance on Mac OS X

I've got public key authentication working between my Mac OS X and an Amazon EC2 instance so that from the command-line I can just type the following and it works: ssh root@[IPAddressOfEC2Instance] ...
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My uncle is the family historian. We need to host about 5-15 TB of images and video. Any inexpensive ideas?

Basically we have hq scans of thousands of old family photos. Plus tons of family video. We want to host them where we can still have total control over the content and restrict access. I'm a php ...
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Real-time threat finder

I want to make a small program that is capable to download files from the cloud onto my system. As the file reaches my system, another program on my system will analyze the file and try to find ...
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Install Visual Studio on Cloud computer?

Is there any know cloud computer solutions out there that lets me install development software like C# Visual Studio 2008? im looking for a solution that lets me log in from both work, home or at a ...