[mythtv-users] MythCloud/Grid

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Nov 23 22:54:03 UTC 2009

On Monday 23 November 2009 15:50:41 Thomas Lloyd wrote:
> Hi All,
> After the latest very thought invoking talk at Birmingham University on
> cloud computing my mind got working on uses of cloud computing. I lack a
> spare server room full of unused computing hardware in my flat so I
> thought about how I could have a play with a cloud. I came across the
> eucalyptus project that now brings private clouds to ubuntu 9.04+. For
> those curious about having a play with a cloud then you can get a free
> trial here, at no cost:
>   http://open.eucalyptus.com/wiki/EucalyptusPublicCloud

The six-hour limit makes it far less useful IMHO, but I can certainly 
understand that they have limited resources.

Actually, using something like the Amazon EC2 is quite cheap, as long as you 
don't use it too much. I think my last invoice from AWS was about 8 cents.

Brian Wood
beww at beww.org

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