Thankfully the Fedora Project provides cloud images that can be directly used or easily modified to run on almost any cloud environment. Though sometimes, it can be handy to build your own image.
Usually Linux distributions with a long life cycle like RHEL (or its free derivative CentOS), Debian or SLES are the way to go for virtual machines in a cloud environment. But sometimes you need to be a little bit closer to upstream. Maybe because your applications relies on newer version of some packages that are not (easily) available on distributions… Read more »