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Sumo: One-off EC2 Instance Launching

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One of the things I love about cloud computing is being able to quickly spin up instances for testing and experimentation. Lately I’ve started to become annoyed at the six or seven manual steps necessary to launch and connect to an instance on EC2 using the standard ec2-* command line tools. So I created a small tool to fire up a one-off instance, which I’m calling Sumo.

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