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Movable Type for AWS now available in the United States.

By Yuji Takayama
Posted February 17, 2015, in News.

We are excited to announce that “Movable Type for AWS” is now available in the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. See below the list of available regions.

“Movable Type for AWS” is an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) including the OS in which Movable Type 6 was installed.

You can build a server easily on the AWS EC2 that includes a database, a web server and a PSGI server which are all optimized for Movable Type by just a few clicks. It is also easy to upgrade. You can upgrade the Movable Type using yum command.

yum update movabletype

Let’s begin “Movable Type for AWS” now.

System Environment

Latest Movable Type 6
Amazon Linux 2014.09
Web Server:
PSGI Server:

Available regions

  • us-east-1: US East (N. Virginia)
  • us-west-1: US West (N. California)
  • us-west-2: US West (Oregon)
  • eu-west-1: EU (Ireland)
  • ap-northeast-1: Asia Pacific (Tokyo)
  • ap-southeast-1: Asia Pacific (Singapore)
  • ap-southeast-2: Asia Pacific (Sydney)
  • sa-east-1: South America (Sao Paulo)


The software fee of Movable Type for AWS is time-based, and a micro instance is free. You can choose the payment method as hourly or annual.

$0.07 /1 hour
$499 /1 year
  • A micro instance is free.
  • Technical support is not included.
  • EC2 usage fee will be charged separately.

Have fun with Movable Type for AWS!



Rahi Patel

Rahi Patel on March 3, 2015, 5:14 a.m. Reply

hii sir, How To use Movable Type for AWS? What is This Exctly? Describe please Above Post Is Intresting.

Yuji Takayama

Yuji Takayama on March 3, 2015, 7:56 a.m. Reply


“Movable Type for AWS” is Amazon Machine image that already including Movable Type, OS and their related middlewares. You can start to use Movable Type easily. You do not need frustrating for installation of Movable Type.

Do you have an account for Amazon Web Services? If yes, please see following URL.