When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

25 March 2009

Amazon EC2 for Poets

If you've ever thought that you might want to own your own on-demand, pay-as-you-go, server in the (computing) cloud, Dave Winer has written a primer on how to set up Amazon's EC2 cloud computing offering.

If you run a single small Windows instance 24 x 7 for a month, it'll cost you about $90. 

Hour to hour, it's 12.5 cents per hour. ;-)

And if you've ever bought anything at Amazon and have an account there, you're already an established customer - you just have to switch this on.

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