Amazon Cloud EC2
If you are command line centric guy like me and you are on Ubuntu this post is for you.Getting starting with Amazon was a pain for me although once you understand the basics it is relativly easy. BTW: there are of course also other cloud systems like Rackspace or Azure.
If you want the official Ubuntu LTS Server (currently 10.04) running in the Amazon Cloud you can do:
ec2-run-instances ami-c00e3cb4 --region eu-west-1 --instance-type m1.small --key amazon-key
or go to this page and pick a different AMI. Hmmh, you are already sick of all the wording like AMI, EC2 and instances? Ok,
lets digg into the amazon world.
Let me know if I have something missing or incorrect:
- AMI: Amazon Machine Image. This is a highly tuned linux distribution in our case and we can choose from a lot of different types – e.g. on this page.
- EC2: Elastic Compute…
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