Visualize EC2 Performance and Pricing

As a Unix expert, I used to think everything is a file. Now I know better: everything is an API (or should be). AWS took this to the max by even disclosing¬†their prices and specifications through an API. That allows us to write code that presents the EC2 specs and prices in a whole new way. We ingest the AWS specs and prices daily and store it in a bucket for future reference. When you direct your browser to http://selec2or.info you get a view on this data. Hitting the big green ‘graphics’ button changes the view. From the traditional ‘table’ view we have got used to over the last hundreds… Read More

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