Cycle Computing spins up 10,600 instances in Amazon’s cloud


By Brandon Butler – Cycle Computing provisioned Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) servers for a pharmaceutical client to simulate a drug test.

It took two hours to configure and ran for nine hours, for a total cost of $4,362. If the infrastructure had been built by the company, Cycle estimates it would have taken a 12,000-square-foot data center and cost $44 million. more> http://tinyurl.com/ad9enbr

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