Installing Vertica on AWS m3.medium RHEL instance…

Initiate the instance on AWS using RHEL AMI with instance type c3.medium. We’ll be installing Vertica on single node. Please note For RHEL instance the login user is ec2-user (and not root). However ec2-user is already in sudoers list and has all the required privileges for Vertica install. In this post we’ll walk through step… Read More Installing Vertica on AWS m3.medium RHEL instance…

Vertica 7.0 Analytics Database Instance on AWS (Single Node)

In this post we’ll go through the steps to create a running instance of Vertica 7.0 Analytics Database on AWS using HP Vertica AMI. This post assumes you are familiar with AWS and have an active account. In AWS console from EC2 instance page Launch instance. Choose AMI Market Place -> Search for Vertica. One… Read More Vertica 7.0 Analytics Database Instance on AWS (Single Node)

How to log into AWS instance using password authentication

By default SSHD in linux instances in AWS are started with password authentication set to NO. For good resaons. Clear text password authentication is NOT as secured.However for development instances or sandboxes, it might provide a “convenience” that may be worth.To enable password authentication to AWS linux instances, modify parameter PasswordAuthentication parameter in file sshd_config… Read More How to log into AWS instance using password authentication

AWS Oracle 11g instance

After logging into AWS, I chose the the public ami-47c5252e (Oracle published AMI) and started the instance. Instance started successfully.Public DNS: ec2-184-72-84-130.compute-1.amazonaws.com Save and generate the public key using puttygen Download and save the *.ppm file from AWS instance. Use puttygen.exe to load and create private key. Puttygen does not recognize the .ppm extension, so… Read More AWS Oracle 11g instance