This article is a cautionary tale for people using Amazon Web Services (AWS) and a testament to the awesome amazon customer support.
Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 8:58 AM: The Shock
The day started bright with a light cloud cover and cool refreshing breeze. A rare and lovely day in the blistering summers of Cairo. I was hacking away in the quite morning hours when I noticed that the month’s AWS bill has arrived. I took a look and was rattled to see that it was for over 1800 USD!