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Virtualizatio with Amazon's EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud), beta open!

Make sure what you go for and calculate what you end up paying before you go wild with it!

Pricing

Pay only for what you use. There is no minimum fee. Estimate your monthly bill using AWS Simple Monthly Calculator.

Instances

$0.10 - Small Instance (Default)

1.7 GB of memory, 1 EC2 Compute Unit (1 virtual core with 1 EC2 Compute Unit), 160 GB of instance storage, 32-bit platform

$0.40 - Large Instance

7.5 GB of memory, 4 EC2 Compute Units (2 virtual cores with 2 EC2 Compute Units each), 850 GB of instance storage, 64-bit platform

$0.80 - Extra Large Instance

15 GB of memory, 8 EC2 Compute Units (4 virtual cores with 2 EC2 Compute Units each), 1690 GB of instance storage, 64-bit platform


Do I like it, I'm not sure but I do have an account already with Amazon's EC2 and will try to see what I can do with this. Obviously, creating my Oracle 11g RAC on it seems like a great idea though!

Check it out!

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