Renting a computer from AmazonΒΆ

So, as we’ve discussed, we’re going to be renting computers from Amazon for the remainder of the course.


  1. The Amazon computer will pretty much always work.
  2. You’ll be in an environment that you completely control.


  1. Overhead. ($$ – ask your advisor)
  2. You have to take control of the environment.

To get started, see Starting your cloud system.

Be sure to go to Installing your Amazon EC2 system.

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