Another bunch of steps have been taken, I got asked to blog about this for posterity, so here it is. Transferring a Domain to AWS It was ridiculously easy to carry out this step. Just follow the steps in the Domain Transfer to Route 53 guide from AWS. This took me all of 5 minutes to complete. Mail Setting up email is next. AWS offer a number of options, but SES (Simple Email Service) is the cheapest.
It seems like everyone and his dog has written a post about this already, so here’s mine. The biggest buzz at VMworld Europe was actually about an announcement that came out the week before, which is quite something, considering that a lot of nice announcements were made over the duration of the show as a whole. If you’ve been living under a rock for a while, VMware and AWS are planning to co-operate so that by the middle of next year you can run your VMware VM’s natively on the AWS cloud.