Amazon ec2 prices

From: Billy 
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They just went down again due to the release of their 2nd gen instances.

So for an m1.small, it would cost me about $46 per month to run 24/7.

That's $46 a month for basically a colo.

I'm paying $6 a month for managed virtual hosting, but I'm limited in what I can run -- and on the other peeps on the box.

$46 sounds like a freaking steal to me. Own box. Backed up (from a DR perspective). I'm not a bandwidth hog, so that's a non-issue.

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=============================================================== From: Dave Brockman ------------------------------------------------------ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 In reality, it's pretty far from what I consider Colo. Colo is my hardware, and I have control of my resources. You share infrastructure with other peeps on that Amazon instance as well.... My Linode only costs $20/month. I back my own stuff up, I don't leave DR up to them. Same boat as you regarding bandwidth. And for 2012, Linode has a better uptime than AWS East... Regards, dtb - -- "Some things in life can never be fully appreciated nor understood unless experienced firsthand. Some things in networking can never be fully understood by someone who neither builds commercial networking equipment nor runs an operational network." RFC 1925 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://www.enigmail.net/ iEYEARECAAYFAlCVa/IACgkQABP1RO+tr2RZ9wCfRT0qtw1cXHLys8WL6+0KPfps Qc8Anj5xdD+ynqSOj6dz3iRXLetnkb3I =RRrH -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

=============================================================== From: "Dr.D " ------------------------------------------------------ I backup about 100G a month to AWS.s3 (only up) and run a "tiny" Linux server that I run some watch-dog scripts to let me know when something is going on at my COlO or on my servers.. And pay about $26 a month.. If you only have 1 or 2 sites, and little database small is okay.. More than 10 sites using databases you need the more than the medium... More than 100 sites needs the Extra Large.. I ran 460 sites on the Extra Large (Centos 5) for about 3 hours for a test and it was a little slow.. This also was after midnight.. And I did see some 1 to 2 pauses at times, I could tell from what I normally see on my own hardware.. I know you can run more that one copy but with all the sites each having their own databases, it's not practical for me.. But I now see that now have a "Quadruple Extra Large" for 3.10 a hour that I may could replace one of my HP server for a few hours if I had too. Just my 2 cents on what I know of aws.. And how it really preformed for me.. Dr.D -----Original Message----- From: chugalug-bounces@chugalug.org [mailto:chugalug-bounces@chugalug.org] On Behalf Of Dave Brockman Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2012 3:10 PM To: Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group Subject: Re: [Chugalug] Amazon ec2 prices -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 In reality, it's pretty far from what I consider Colo. Colo is my hardware, and I have control of my resources. You share infrastructure with other peeps on that Amazon instance as well.... My Linode only costs $20/month. I back my own stuff up, I don't leave DR up to them. Same boat as you regarding bandwidth. And for 2012, Linode has a better uptime than AWS East... Regards, dtb - -- "Some things in life can never be fully appreciated nor understood unless experienced firsthand. Some things in networking can never be fully understood by someone who neither builds commercial networking equipment nor runs an operational network." RFC 1925 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://www.enigmail.net/ iEYEARECAAYFAlCVa/IACgkQABP1RO+tr2RZ9wCfRT0qtw1cXHLys8WL6+0KPfps Qc8Anj5xdD+ynqSOj6dz3iRXLetnkb3I =RRrH -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----