Why EC2 isn’t yet a platform for “normal” web applications

In a previous article, On Grids, the Ambitions of Amazon and Joyent, I made a few premises: The autoprovisioning and account management (and therefore the accessibility) is the improvement over a service like Sun’s Grid There’s no way that Amazon.com is literally coming off of S3 and EC2 (one datacenter and no CDN abilities? I Continue reading Why EC2 isn’t yet a platform for “normal” web applications