[nycbug-talk] Cloud Providers with FreeBSD

Max Laier max at laiers.net
Fri Aug 20 20:56:09 EDT 2010

On Saturday 21 August 2010 00:22:58 Matt Juszczak wrote:
> 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
> me.
> 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
> collection?).

Have a look at http://www.daemonology.net/blog/2010-04-05-FreeBSD-EC2.html - 
maybe Colin has news?


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