Power At Your Fingertips

I just ran my first Amazon EC2 instance.  Kind of a heady feeling, having nearly unlimited computing power just a few keystrokes away.  I got the same feeling the first time I logged in as root on a dedicated web server.

I gotta say, though, that the ticking meter — even at just $0.10/hour — will make me think real hard about how I use it.  I guess I’ll get used to it in time.  I’ll have to, since I’m running out of disk space on my local hard drive again.