On 01/04/12 11:55, Alexandre Biancalana wrote: > On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 5:12 PM, Colin Percival <cperc...@freebsd.org> wrote: >> On 01/03/12 09:40, Sean Bruno wrote: >>> On Tue, 2012-01-03 at 09:07 -0800, Alexandre Biancalana wrote: >>>> Does someone running production workload with FreeBSD on EC2 ? >> >> Yes. > > I´d asked the wrong question... are the FreeBSD instances stable > enough to run Network/FileSystem very intensive workload ?
The HVM instances are very stable. >>>> I'm interested in running network (dns and http with accept filter) >>>> and memory/buffer cache intensive applications on m1.small, m1.large >>>> and m2.xlarge instances. >>>> >>>> Any thoughts ? >> >> You can't run FreeBSD on m1.small, but it works just fine on m1.large and >> m2.xlarge as long as you don't mind paying the "Windows tax". > > By "paying the Windows tax" you mean that it run in HVM instead of PV Xen > mode ? Yes, the 64-bit instances (except cluster compute) are running HVM, which is only available by having EC2 think that you're running Windows. So Amazon bills you for the cost of a Windows instance, including license fee. -- Colin Percival Security Officer, FreeBSD | freebsd.org | The power to serve Founder / author, Tarsnap | tarsnap.com | Online backups for the truly paranoid _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-xen-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"