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Amazon's Linux AMI is All Grown Up

Sep 29, 2011, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

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"In essence, Amazon is acting as a Linux distributor with its Linux AMI. Technically, it has been doing that for some time – but with the removal of the beta tag, Amazon is also providing support for its images as well. It's also providing tight integration with its cloud services, and it's undercutting the competition when it comes to price. There's no charge for running Amazon's Linux AMI, aside from the normal charges for using EC2 and other Amazon Web Services. Red Hat and SUSE, however, have additional costs built in."

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