kdawson from the seeding-the-clouds dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Amazon just announced that the beta program for their EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) service is now open to all developers. They have also added new instance types. It appears that you can now get the equivalent of an 8-core machine. Is cloud computing for the masses finally here?"
The tree of research must from time to time be refreshed with the blood
of bean counters.
-- Alan Kay