Deploy Metric Insights on Amazon EC2
This article will detail how to setup and install Metric Insights on Amazon EC2. If you do not already have an Amazon EC2 account, sign up for one at http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/. In addition, if you haven't already done so, please request the Metric Insights software at http://www.metricinsights.com/request_eval.html.
1. Get your AWS Account ID
1.1. Log into your AWS account
Log into your AWS account at http://aws.amazon.com/ec2
2. Get the Metric Insights AMI
After requesting the Metric Insights software from http://www.metricinsights.com/request_eval.html you will receive an email asking for your AWS Account ID and desired EC2 region. Once you share that information via email, we will respond by sharing an AMI-ID (Amazon Machine Image Id) that you can use to launch your EC2 image.
3. Launch a Metric Insights EC2 Instance
At this point, you should have received an AMI-ID (Amazon Machine Image ID) for the Metric Insights server. Use this AMI-ID to launch an EC2 instance
3.2. Find the Metric Insights AMI
3.4. Launch an EC2 instance with enough resources
See the minimum system requirements for the Metric Insights Server and select an appropriate image size. M1. Mediums are the minimum recommended size.