[web-devel] Amazon EC2 and haskell *Was: MochaHost for yesod applications?

John Bender john.m.bender at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 21:25:46 CET 2010


To address the "setup" issues you're welcome to use/fork the above chef
haskell platform cookbook I created for building the platform on ubuntu/
Vagrant <http://vagrantup.com/>. Haven't touched them in a bit so
feedback/updates are of course welcome.
*John Bender*
blog <http://johnbender.us> - github <http://github.com/johnbender>

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:18 AM, Max Cantor <mxcantor at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've started up with amazon EC2. They give you a free micro instance to get
> a feel for it.  No arch, you're stuck with ubuntu, which seems to be
> alright.  I have a small yesod based system running there.
> Pros:
> - easy to massively scale up
> - big trusted name
> - data centers in the US (both coasts), APAC (singapore) and Europe.
> - If a bunch of haskellers start using it, perhaps there will be better
> community AMIs (amazon machine image) for haskell to save us all a lot of
> setup.
> Cons:
> - complete roll your own solution
> - big trusted name (not the most personal service)
> On Nov 14, 2010, at 3:43 PM, Nubis wrote:
> > I've decided to look for a cheap VPS where I can compile and run yesod
> applications using the latest and greatest haskell platform.
> > I couldn't find any sane CGI/FastCGI shared host options. I'm even
> inclined towards developing some sort of heroku.com clone for apps running
> on WAI so we can solve the deployment issue for most people once and for
> all.
> >
> > I don't want to go with some obscure hosting I've never heard about and
> it has to be cheap (Argentinian budget). I've found mochahost has a pretty
> cheap VPS service with some cool OS choices.
> >
> > http://mochahost.com/vps.php
> >
> > Just thought the information may be useful for someone in the same
> situation as me, but I would like to hear if anyone has tried mochahost or
> even found an even more convenient choice for VPS.
> >
> > cheers!
> > ----nubis :)
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