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Virtualization, Cloud, Infrastructure and all that stuff in-between

My ramblings on the stuff that holds it all together

Amazon EC2 Web Console

 

I’ve been doing a bit of playing about with Amazon’s  EC2 cloud services recently, this is just a quick post with some screenshots of the new beta web console they have launched.

Up until now you had to control it via command line, or a firefox plug in – now Amazon have launched their own… seems very easy to use and understand – available online here

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You can browse the list of pre-configured AMI’s (Amazon VM Images) and choose which ones you want to spin up.

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I’m writing up some posts on using EC2 for quick ‘n’ dirty test and development environments, but I can see a lot of potential for this service to provide automated overspill capacity for applications using the automation API and some clever management tools.

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