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EC2 provides virtual computing resources on demand, in effect allowing virtual servers to be spun up and down on demand in the AWS cloud.
The command-line tools are provided by the Amazon staff and are located at:
These are the environment variables used when setting up command-line tools:
set JAVA_HOME="C:\Program Files\Java\jre6" set EC2_PRIVATE_KEY=c:\aws\pk-XUSF3YX32DTZWSBHEIENR24EANXCXUBA.pem set EC2_CERT=c:\aws\cert-XUSF3YX32DTZWSBHEIENR24EANXCXUBA.pem set EC2_HOME=C:\AWS\ec2-api-tools\ec2-api-tools-1.3-62308 ...