Release: Amazon EC2 on 2006-08-23

Release Notes>Release: Amazon EC2 on 2006 08 23
Introducing Amazon EC2.


Submitted By: Craig@AWS
Created On: August 23, 2006 11:25 PM GMT
Last Updated: October 31, 2006 7:45 PM GMT

Release Date: 2006-08-24
Latest WSDL/API Version: 2006-06-26

New Features

Initial public beta release of Amazon EC2. Please see the Amazon EC2 home page at for details.

Known Issues

Issue Description
Instance limit New users are currently limited to a maximum of 20 concurrent running instances.
No REST interface The REST interface is still in development and currently not available.
Use of Amazon S3's BitTorrent interface from Amazon EC2 results in data transfer charges While regular data transfer between Amazon S3 and Amazon EC2 is free, there is a known issue with the Amazon S3 BitTorrent seeder that results in data transfer charges when accessed from Amazon EC2. The Amazon Web Services team is aware of this issue and will work to address it. In the interim, please be advised that using the Amazon S3 BitTorrent interface from Amazon EC2 will result in data transfer charges.
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