Quick post to say ‘thanks’! This has suddenly got a whole lot more viable for use as testing/staging boxes outside of the US!
This is probably one of the coolest things I’ve seen of in a while:
Full blown windows based AMIs are coming to EC2 – so we can do cloud computing on the ASP.NET platform. I’ve emailed them about licensing and performance as these are likely to be not quite as positive as they are with the open source platforms – but I’m hopeful that it will just be at a slightly increased EC2 rate.