Thursday, December 30, 2010

t1.micro for the win

Stumbled across this from earlier in the month, I really should pay more attention!

http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2010/12/amazon-linux-ami-2010111-released.html
https://forums.aws.amazon.com/ann.jspa?annID=841

Nuff said! By simply spinning up the Amazon EBS-Backed (64-bit) ami-74f0061d solved all issues I had with java, and size and scale from my previous other two posts:

http://blog.jcuff.net/2010/11/oops-cloud-goes-pop-rains-little.html
http://blog.jcuff.net/2010/11/hey-you-get-on-my-tiny-micro-aws-cloud.html

both of which are now totally obsolete - nice one AWS ninjas! ;-)

[ec2-user@ip-10-117-53-202 ~]$ uname -a
Linux ip-10-117-53-202 2.6.34.7-56.40.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Oct 22 18:48:49 UTC 2010 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

[ec2-user@ip-10-117-53-202 ~]$ java -version
java version "1.6.0_20"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.9.1) (amazon-44.1.9.1.16.amzn1-x86_64)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 19.0-b06, mixed mode)

For the win!

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