Tag: amazon

Installing HHVM on Amazon Linux (AWS)

HHVM Alternative to PHP, said to increase speed by up to 40%.  Works similar to java in that it pre-compiles PHP automatically to speed up execution time.  Used by facebook. cd /etc/yum.repos.d wget http://www.hop5.in/yum/el6/hop5.repo echo ‘priority=9’ >> hop5.repo echo ‘includepkgs=glog,tbb’ >> hop5.repo wget http://yum.sexydev.com/sexydev-amazon.repo yum install hhvm  

Usernames for Amazon Linux (AWS) and Ubuntu AMI

For Amazon Linux, the username is “ec2-user”, for ubuntu it is simply “ubuntu”. To connect to them you need the key file that was generated when the instance was created, and the public DNS address.  Use a command like: ssh -i myinstance.pem ec2-user@12.34.56.789 Note: Make sure you have opened up ssh (port 22) access to …