[nycbug-talk] EC2 and FreeBSD
pete at nomadlogic.org
Sat Mar 14 16:21:23 EDT 2009
On 14-Mar-09, at 12:58 PM, Matthew Terenzio wrote:
> Amazon announced their "reserved instances" for EC2 I noticed a
> mention of FreeBSD in their FAQ:
> Q: What operating system environments are supported?
> Amazon EC2 currently supports a variety of operating systems
> including: RedHat Linux, Windows Server, openSuSE Linux, Fedora,
> Debian, OpenSolaris, Cent OS, Gentoo Linux, Oracle Linux, and
> FreeBSD. We are looking for ways to expand it to other platforms in
> future releases.
> My understanding was that this wasn't happening until 8.0 release at
> earliest, which may be some time from now. Just a typo?
oh that's pretty exciting. i'm going to have to check that out on
monday when i get to work (i don't have my ec2 account info w/ me :( ).
we've been using the ec2 to do testing of some scalability testing of
our webapps and have been happily surprised with it's performance...
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