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Amazon's Elastic Computer Cloud (EC2) will let you run applications on Microsoft's Windows Server and SQL Server database from this autumn. The ability to run Windows on EC2 has been one of Amazon's "most requested features" the company said. Amazon added its goal is to support "any and all" programming models, operating …

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  1. Robert Moore
    Joke

    Fast enought for vista?

    Will the cloud be fast enough for vista? Or will I need a dual cloud system?

  2. Nicholas Ettel
    Coat

    Vista

    No, but the cloud will throw bolts of lightning and piss all over your Vista box.

    You see, clouds don't like Vista either.

  3. Rick Leeming

    @ Robert Moore

    Thecloud probably won't have enough RAM for Vista.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Coat

    Will windows cloud give a new meaning to BSOD ?

    "Blue sky of death" !?

  5. Flocke Kroes Silver badge

    Will there be black clouds when ...

    .. MS get confused about licenses?

  6. Mike
    Linux

    Finally Catching Up

    Will this be the year that Microsoft makes its way into the cloud?

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Unhappy

    this is another fail

    ok, ms, this is your second F in a row. One more and you totally fail.

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