[Python-Dev] EC2 buildslaves

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 15:04:03 CET 2009

On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 8:06 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
>> OTOH, that isn't that expensive (compared to the other PSF expenses),
>> plus people keep donating money, so when we say what we use it for,
>> there may be a larger return than just the test results.
>> OTTH, the same could be achieved by buying a hosted server elsewhere.
> One advantage of a real hosted server is that we could have a bunch of
> our own VMs on it, which is probably not possible (and perhaps not
> allowed) on an EC2 instance (not to mention it could really be slow).
> (I'm not volunteering to install and manage VMs, however; I don't think
> I'm competent to do that)

Now that the bulk of my pycon work is "completed" - I'll thread swap
to my VM host proposal and the moratorium PEP. So don't worry about
the VM host.


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