Amazon Linux AMI - Shameless Plug.

Nathan Blackham kemotaha at
Wed Sep 15 17:33:43 MDT 2010

It is based on RHEL with a number of packages upgraded from rhel5, to
current versions (like kernel and glibc, etc).


On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 3:21 PM, Stuart Jansen <sjansen at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-09-15 at 13:02 -0700, Nathan Blackham wrote:
>> I wanted to announce that Amazon has released Amazon Linux AMI, a
>> version of linux that is designed to run on top of EC2:
>> The shameless plug is that I worked on the team that built it and we
>> are hiring.  We are looking for a couple of really good system
>> engineers and software developers.  The positions are in Seattle.  Let
>> me know if any one is interested.
> Is this a custom distro? A RHEL respin? Ubuntu?
> Anyway, sounds like fun. Good on ya.
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