Firefox Extension for Amazon EC2 - an EC2 for the rest of us?

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| The Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a Web-based service that
| allows business subscribers to run application programs in the Amazon.com
| computing environment. The EC2 can serve as a practically unlimited set of
| virtual machines.
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http://www.raiden.net/?cat=2&aid=397

They are probably using Linux for this. Some more new developments below:

about:mozilla - Mozilla turns 10, Foxkeh news, Toronto moves, AMO redesign,
Firefox announcement, Freerice, and more

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| In this issue…
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| * Mozilla turns 10
| * Foxkeh joins Disney
| * Paul Kim interviewed by TreeHugger
| * Mozilla Toronto offices move
| * addons.mozilla.org (AMO) redesigned and relaunched
| * New feature in Firefox 3 Beta 5
| * Firefox Gold Edition announced
| * Module ownership proposal
| * Paperwork mix-up: 500 million grains of rice
| * Developer calendar
| * Subscribe to the email newsletter
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http://developer.mozilla.org/devnews...rice-and-more/
http://tinyurl.com/3yhrtz


Related:

Is Red Hat's New Development Environment Destined for an Amazon or IBM Cloud?

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| So who will be the one to move their tools environment to the Amazon cloud
| first? Perhaps Amazon will offer several tools options, such as one for web
| apps and mashups, and another (or two) for Java development? You know you
| want to, Jeff. ¬*
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http://seekingalpha.com/article/5686...d?source=yahoo


Linux in more than 90% of top supercomputers

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| Other operating systems, such as AIX (4.8%), Solaris (0.4%) and Mac OS X
| (0.4%) make the list, but Linux is alone at the top, where it is used in 459
| systems or 91.8% of the top supercomputer systems. ¬*
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http://blogs.the451group.com/opensou...upercomputers/
http://tinyurl.com/2rponk