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Is there a cloud platform that allows transfer of instances between users?

I am curious if one of the existing cloud platform/PaaS providers allow transferring ownership of running instances between accounts. One use case would be a service provider who is running an ...
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Need a prepaid EC2 compatible cloud service

I would like a service that would allow me to pay for cloud services in advance. For example to buy compute hours with a budget that will expire soon and then use the hours later as I need them. Is ...
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Alternatives to GAE, AWS, Azure for clients with privacy concerns

Looking for alternatives to AWS, Google Cloud and MS Azure. The platform is for providing services to NGO's to which the state may be hostile towards and would want to protect the privacy and perhaps ...
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Cloud computing in AR/MR

I'm trying to do build a simple prototype to showcase how cloud computing can benefit AR/MR. Cloud computing can help with heavy computations which otherwise can exhaust the smartphone. There are ...
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Is there any P2P software/network for computing?

I can't find any resource/software for the pretty simple task: I need a network which provide P2P computing. There are many services that provide paid cloud machines for computing tasks. But I mean ...
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Cloud Vendor Neutral Templates

Are there any pieces of software that will allow you to specify templates for environments without making them vendor specific? It seems like Amazon, Google and Microsoft all have very similar ...
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Easy private cloud

I'm currently trying to setup a private cloud that offers features similar to DigitalOcean or SoftLayer (not as many features as EC2) on a dedicated server. Storage should be local on said server. ...
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Database as a Service provider for a small retail business

I'm asking this question for a friend. My friend downloaded Unicenta to replace their previous accounting software, and wants to be able to work from home by keeping their database in the cloud. ...
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Which public cloud is the best for migrating to and from?

Each public cloud (Azure, AWS, Rackspace etc.) has its strengths and weaknesses. Some public cloud offerings tend to have more "vendor lock in" than others. Which public cloud is very good for ...
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Stack suggestions for hobby based cloud web app

I'm looking for a recommendation for technology / software to build a simple web app that my children can use to keep tabs on various things related to homework / household chores etc. As a ...
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Cloud “fabric” for Windows machines

I am looking into building up a network of Windows machines into a cloud-like offering. There will be multiple services and applications hosted on these machines, and with growing load additional ...
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Which public cloud supports vMotion / live migration to and from a private cloud?

Microsoft's Hyper-V has a live migration feature which is similar to VMware's vMotion. I would assume that one or more public clouds (e.g., AWS, Azure, etc.) have a feature that supports a drag and ...
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Other PaaS similar to Cloud Foundry

Is there was any other Open Source platform (PaaS) similar to Cloud Foundry left ? By similar I mean : Lets developers deploy artifacts (jars, gems, whatever) and letting the platform handle "...
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What public cloud could support OpenStack in a hybrid cloud deployment?

I would like to have an OpenStack instance powered by a hybrid cloud. When demand becomes extremely high, I'd like to promptly leverage the unlimited resources in the public cloud. What public cloud ...
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Library (package) or other tool to interface R with CloudSQL

Google has official Cloud SQL API client libraries for Java, PHP, Python and Go. Is there any R package, tool, or workaround to use R directly with CloudSQL? I know of such packages for the ...
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Cloud Management Software

We currently manage about 60 virtual machines on 6 physical servers with virt-manager. We consider to use a more professional cloud computing software. We have never worked with OpenStack, ...
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Distributed Computing Setup

Anyone know a good system I could use to setup multiple computers to work together as one? I am hoping that there is something that I can setup pretty easily. I was wanting to use some slower ...
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Set of scripts to manage OpenStack nodes with euca2ools

I'm writing some shell scripts based on euca2ools to manage OpenStack nodes. I feel that most of them are of general interest and not specific to my tasks, such as list/kill all defective nodes (= no ...