[nycbug-talk] Cloud Providers with FreeBSD

Matt Juszczak matt at atopia.net
Fri Aug 20 18:22:58 EDT 2010

Hi folks,

I'm curious to know if anyone knows of any good Cloud server providers 
that support FreeBSD.  The two that I am most experienced with, Rackspace 
Cloud and EC2, do not natively support FreeBSD (I assume this is because 
of the Xen compatability issues).  Terremark does, but isn't an option for 

I currently have a few boxes at rootbsd.net, which works great, but isn't 
really an advanced Cloud provider - server launches aren't instant, and 
there's no API.

Thanks for any input!  I may end up going with Linux CentOS on Rackspace 
Cloud for now (though some people have mentioned that other distributions 
are more related to the FreeBSD type of thinking and have the ports 



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