[Novalug] Favorite cloud host?
drwho at virtadpt.net
Sat Jan 28 10:11:32 EST 2012
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On 01/28/2012 08:54 AM, rich.goodwin at cox.net wrote:
> What is your favorite cloud host? What is your average cost per
It depends on the application.
I have a couple of EC2 instances (mini, running Arch Linux) that I use
as Tor routers which set me back about $27us/month.
> I am looking to setup a small testbed of 5-8 "machines." I have
> not fully thought the configuration through but that is one
> advantage of the cloud - elasticity.
The advantage of EC2 is that you can configure one node the way you
want, power it down, and then copy it a couple of times to save
yourself some time.
> I looked at Rackspace and will look at EC2... How about others?
> Are they more competitive cost/servicewise? Äne experiences -
> good or bad would be appreciated.
Dreamhost offers VPSes but they're kind of expensive. I know some
people who use Linode for various things. I've personally used
neither of them.
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