Sunday, February 6, 2011

Wow, FRED sends a lot of mail

With FRED's current SMTP (outgoing email) service, it'll cost about $550 per year to send email. Yikes! EC2 did just launch an outgoing email service that would be WAY more cost-effective (maybe even free for FRED since he might make it under their free tier), but it's not an SMTP service. Instead, it's a webservice API, which makes it harder for FRED to use it. I have hope that soon they'll add SMTP as an alternative method of using the service.

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