Amazon EC2 makes it easy to get a large number of servers on which to run MySQL, but there are many choices to be made about the server and storage to use. There are 5 types of servers: small, large, extra-large, high-cpu medium and high-cpu extra-large. There are at least two types of storage: local disk and EBS. Finally, the servers use virtualization and both server and network resources are shared with strangers.

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