[Catalyst] Amazon EC2

Mark Blythe list at markblythe.com
Sun Aug 27 21:01:51 CEST 2006

> > Some interesting food for thought for the weekend.  How many of you
> > saw the launch of Amazon's EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) service beta on
> > Wednesday?
> >
> > http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=sc_fe_c_1_3435361_1/103-7963297-2261459?ie=UTF8&node=201590011&no=3435361&me=A36L942TSJ2AJA
> >
> > A machine image with a ready-to-go Catalyst environment would be cool.
> Have you visited rPath?
> http://www.rpath.com/rbuilder/

Similar virtual machine setup, but I didn't see anything on the rPath
site about being able to start up new VM copies programatically.
Maybe they have it, but it's not evident.  It's the dynamic creation /
destruction of VMs that made the EC2 thing interesting to me.

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