Foxconn to Manufacture Kindle Fire 2 – Release Expected May or Juneview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Looks like Foxconn will be an OEM behind the upcoming Kindle Fire 2. With this decision, Amazon also takes on selection and certification of the components that will be used. Hopefully this proves beneficial to consumers. It will undoubtedly lower the cost per unit for Amazon. The original Kindle, maufactured by Quanta,  was based on the existing design for the Blackberry Playbook. (IT news)

Using an IP Address to Point to Amazon S3 Storageview story

http://serverfault.com – Is there a way to get an IP address to refer to Amazon S3 Storage location? The current solution my company is thinking of going with involves setting up a EC2 server with an Elastic IP and using Squid as a Proxy to the S3 location. Is there a better way? (HowTos)

[ubuntu] IPOD NANO not taking MP3view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have been trying to get some MP3's i have bought from Amazon onto my wife's ipod nano 6th generation. I have been using Banshee, I drag the file to the Ipod and it adds the MP3 track to the Ipod when in Banshee, but as soon as I eject or disconnect the Ipod from Ubuntu, and look the playlist on the ipod none of the songs I dragged over are added. Please any assistance or tips is accepting. (Hardware)

Export EC2 Instance to run on local vmwareview story

http://serverfault.com – How can I export a windows instance from amazon (EC2) to my local environment, and run it on a local vmware server or workstation? (HowTos)

oom-killer kills Jboss on ubuntu server (hosted amazon ec2)view story

http://serverfault.com – We having some trouble with oom-killer/jBoss on ubuntu server. What I wanted to know is if there a way to avoid this with extra parameters passed to the jvm/jBoss ? On the other hand, do you know guys how to add more Ram to an EC2 instance without changing the type of instance (actually it's a medium instance with only 1.7 GB) ? I'm posting hereby the message I've got using the command dmesg. (HowTos)

After reading lots of articles on sendmail relay tls port 587 gmail, still having problemsview story

http://serverfault.com – Environment is Amazon EC2, running Amazon Linux (Centos-like) with sendmail 8.14.4 and Cyrus sasl 2.1.23. The machine has an elastic IP address that is the target of a domain name, and reverse DNS is setup for it. MX record points at an external server, so the machine does not deal with any incoming internet email, only outgoing. (HowTos)

ulimit values not being remembered (Ubuntu 11.10)view story

http://www.unix.com – Hey all, long time since I've been here. I seem to be having some issues setting the ulimit value for the number of open files on Ubuntu 11.10 (it's an Amazon EC2 instance) I followed the proccess outlined on this site, by editing /etc/security/limits.conf and adding Code: * hard nofile 16000 root hard nofile 16000 and editing /etc/pam.d/common-session and placed at the end of the fi (HowTos)

Productivity Appsview story

http://androidforums.com – Hi everyone. I'm new to Android technology. I recently won a Kindle Fire in a contest. I was disappointed to learn that there are so many apps that are unavailable in the Amazon App store. I've been a used of the program Producteev on my Mac for over a year now. I really wanted to install it on my Fire. Alas, Amazon does not have it in their store. (General)

Amazon EC2 + EBS , is it financially smart for smaller startups?view story

http://serverfault.com – I am trying to consider where to host my website and I am really sold on Amazon web services but I can't really decide if this is the course I want to take because of pricing. (HowTos)

What's the fastest way to copy millions of files ( hundreds of GBs ) between Amazon EC2 Servers?view story

http://serverfault.com – I am running Linux on Amazon EC2 severs. I need to copy millions of files that total hundreds of gigabytes between two EC2 systems in the same availability zone. I don't need to sync directories, I just need to copy all the files in one directory over to an empty directory on the other machine. What is the fastest way to do this? Has anyone seen or run performance tests? rsync? scp? (HowTos)