[ec2-beta] Private vs. Public Instances
chuck.short at canonical.com
Mon Mar 9 21:00:03 GMT 2009
We were talking about this today and there is possibly to query a page
using curl with the latest versions for
the AMI id so people will always use the latest AMI ids. Also we could
have a little script in the AMI to notify
that users that the latest AMI are available.
Rodney T. Quillo wrote:
> On Monday 09 March 2009 19:35:45 Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
>> Eric Hammond wrote:
>>> However, I can say from personal experience that it is a pain to keep
>>> updating these documents manually with the latest information every time
>>> a new AMI is released.
>> Is there a way to add a layer of indirection on AMI's? For example, is
>> there a way to say "fire up the latest version of the
>> Ubuntu-9.04-for-EC2 AMI"? Or "fire up the today's version of
> Commonly, it would be user option to launch which AMI that is available on his
> lists. Unless there's an automated way to do this using another app/script.
> Just my two cents. :)
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