On 8/20/19 7:13 PM, Jon Pruente wrote: > On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 4:48 PM Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> > wrote: > >> Tru, it is getting me closer. Next step is to figure out how to get >> this image on an EC2 instance. Or whatever it is suppose to be called. >> >> AH, I think I have it. The Centos Image is free, but the infrastructure >> cost is $0.012/hr which means 1 image per free in the free tier. >> Additional images come out to $9/mo. >> >> So if I have this right, I can play around all I want and learn on a >> single image, but 2nd image will cost. >> > It's an AMI (Amazon Machine Image). You launch a new EC2 instance and in > the setup you can search for and choose the CentOS one. It wasn't in the > first search page for me, I had to click further into "AWS Marketplace" to > find it. AWS bills per hour (though some newer AWS stuff is moving to > per-second). In the free tier you get 750 hours of t2.micro run time for > free. A typical month is 744 hours. You can split that up however you want. > Run 75 instances for 10 hours each? Sure. Run 750 instances for 1 hour > each? Sure. AWS billing can get complex, but be aware that you can be > charged for run time of your instance(s), additional storage space, > bandwidth overages, etc. There isn't much to worry about if you are being > reasonable but TANSTAAFL so read through https://aws.amazon.com/free/ and > understand what the limitations are. I am attempting to learn AWS to have that in my 'toolbox'. For Centos work I have my armv7 boxen: http://www.htt-consult.com/arm.html But I wanted to see if I could reasonably work with AWS as an alternative. More to learn.