From what I understood "tons" of people are running things on ec2, but it could be the instance size is pretty large that it compares to a dedicated server (especially if you go with SSD, it is like 1K/month!)


On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 3:54 AM, Aaron Morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com> wrote:
how many nodes to start with(2 ok?) ?
I'd recommend 3, that will give you some redundancy see http://thelastpickle.com/2011/06/13/Down-For-Me/

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Aaron Morton
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On 5/08/2013, at 1:41 AM, Rajkumar Gupta <rajkumar.w93@gmail.com> wrote:

okay, so what should a workable VPS configuration to start with & minimum how many nodes to start with(2 ok?) ?  Seriously I cannot afford the tensions of colocation setup.  My hosting provider provides SSD drives with KVM virtualization.