[thelist] magento / performance / amazon?

Hassan Schroeder hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 09:13:46 CDT 2012

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 5:56 AM, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote:

> But anyway, my customer listens and hears about Amazon hosting. In that they
> have a CDN and are enormous, does anyone here have a reference point on what
> they can deliver (at reasonable costs) for a startup?

See: http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/#pricing

But Renoir is right about the primary appeal of "cloud-scale" being
able to programmatically deploy/undeploy extra instances to handle
changing load conditions.

Which means your app needs to be written to handle that. I suspect
your specific example here is not a good candidate :-)

Hassan Schroeder ------------------------ hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
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