Server test plans - EC2?
kristian.hermansen at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 20:38:55 UTC 2007
On 6/30/07, Neal McBurnett <neal at bcn.boulder.co.us> wrote:
> Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (ec2) looks like a great resource for
> this sort of testing, since anyone with an ec2 account can quickly set
> up new servers out there as needed for tests. They basically make
> nice Xen-based servers available for $0.10 an hour, with your choice
> of Linux-based OS. If you want to run an server full time that works
> out to $73 a month, but if you just want occasional availability for
> tests of certain auth server and relying party server configurations,
> it can be dirt cheap. And you can run qemu virtual machines on top of
> ec2, I think.
Yes, I have heard nothing but great things about Amazon EC2. In fact,
I have developed similar infrastructure on my own, but using VMware
Server. I just got an offer to join EC2 recently. Does Ubuntu need
help in working to get an EC2 project going? I am interested in
helping if people are serious about it and Canonical would fund the
effort for testing purposes...
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