[CentOS] Amazon AMI based on CentOS 5?
mbaudier at argeo.org
Fri Sep 17 09:17:55 EDT 2010
Amazon has just released a custom Linux distribution (Amazon Linux
AMI) for use in their EC2 cloud:
Out of curiosity, I googled a bit around it and read in various places
(e.g.  and ) that it is based on CentOS 5 (basically a stripped
down version) and should be compatible with most packages.
Do any of you have confirmation of this?
And more details/experience?
(I'm not a EC2 user, so I cannot check by myself...)
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