[merge] documentation on building/testing/packaging on ec2

Martin Pool mbp at canonical.com
Thu Feb 19 08:12:20 GMT 2009

2009/2/19 Colin D Bennett <colin at gibibit.com>:
> Out of curiosity, why not use a QEMU or VirtualBox virtual machine
> image, perhaps making the virtual machine instance remotely accessible
> to the core developers via RDP?

That's basically what we're doing.  EC2 is a commercial service built
on Xen, and buying "hosted vm" as a service is easier at the moment
than setting up a machine in our own network to run them.  I don't
know if it's the globally best value but it's pretty good.  It's an
interesting service.

Martin <http://launchpad.net/~mbp/>

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