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Any languages with serializable / mobile runtime?

I am developing a system that executes arbitrary jobs. A job is a piece of code in some programming language (e.g. Javascript), it can run sub-jobs and wait for their completion as it is shown in the ...
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Openwhisk alternative to IBM?

IBM is deprecating Cloud Functions, its Openwhisk Functions as a service offering. Is there anybody else proposing a similar offering? I know I could use a generic hosting service and install ...
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How to publish messages using an external webhook in cloud pub/sub?

I have an external webhook already present. I want to publish messages in cloud pub/sub whenever an event occurs which triggers the external webhook. I am new to cloud pub/sub and couldn't find any ...
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VDI setup from any OS (e.g. Windows) to Linux machines

The goal is to setup a set of remote VMs on a hypervisor to act as developer machines which can be accessed from any client (windows/linux). A similar setup can be seen via citrix The ideal scenario ...
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Cheap Windows hosting with configurable MAC address, shelvable for months when not in use

Is there a cloud service (Google, Amazon, Oracle etc) that will allow me to create a virtual Windows development server and do the following: Allow me to log in to the server instance via RDP or ...
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personal cloud computing service

I'm looking for a cloud computing service for my data analysis projects. I may be quite left alone in this, so I need it for myself alone. I spent some time learning about most popular cloud computing ...
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What software technologies, innovations would you advise to develop a cloud video surveillance app by student team?

Since recently, our student enthusiast team is engaged to develop a stream video surveillance app which to be running on cloud server platform. The app functions include: video capture by multiple ...
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Cloud native distributed molecular simulation environments?

In the long Wikipedia list of simulation environments I find only a CFD simulation for cloud. Which would you use for molecular biology simulations with cloud computing? Criteria: it should be ...
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Are there any open source API's to push and pull data tables from SQL to Google Cloud(Big Query) and Vice Versa?

Part of my jobs is to push and pull data tables from SQL to the Google cloud (Big Query) and vice versa. I was wondering if there are any robust API's that can be used in my web apps, SSIS Packages, ...
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Fastest Linux distribution to boot then run Docker (until daemon up and running)

We want to find out what is the lowest meaningful boot time in a hypervisor context (VMWare on quite high-end hardware) for a Linux distribution. All what is required after th VM system ...
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Vendor-agnostic free software to provision cloud instances and run scripts on them

I am looking for generic software which performs the following: Spins up a server on a cloud (vendor agnostic) or local VM (ideally) Transfers a bash script to the new server Runs the bash script, ...
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How to use a ubuntu server for re-encoding media files?

I am using a ubuntu 16.04 server from Microsoft Azure. I want to use the server to reencode(from h24 to h265) video(mp4,mkv) files on it. I am using SSH to connect to the server. My server specs are ...
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Recomendation for cloud provider for a personal use VPC [closed]

I need a decent linux server for personal use. Personal user = host a data base on the server (so that I don't have to create it both on my laptop and school computer), host some toy websites, and ...
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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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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 ...
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