John Watson

Hello! My name is Watson and I’m a freelance web developer. I create web sites using the latest tech for clients of all sizes. Contact me and I’ll help you build your dream project.

Ubuntu on EC2

Just signed up for the beta of Ubuntu Server Edition for EC2 being released by Canonical. The servers I wrote about deploying recently were Ubuntu servers built using the images from Alestic.com. Bighugelabs.com is running on Ubuntu Server Edition as well (on a physical server). It’ll be nice to get “official” images directly from the source though:

Ubuntu Server on Amazon gives you the power of Ubuntu combined with the flexibility of Amazon’s cloud computing service. Ubuntu’s modularity, virtualization capabilities, range of applications and optimised performance make it the perfect solution if you’re deploying applications on Amazon’s Elastic Computing (EC2) cloud.