The Amazon Web Services (AWS) web server hosts the following Persephone components. Click on the links below for more information.

Step 1: Determine Your AWS Instance Type

Refer to the table below for our hardware recommendations and then select an AWS instance type listed on Amazon's EC2 Instances page. For example, an m3.large instance would meet our recommendations.

Web Server Recommendations



Processor Type

Dual Quad-core

Processor Speed

2.8 GHz


4 GB

Local Storage

50 GB

Operating System

Amazon Linux, Red Hat Linux 5.4, Solaris 10, Windows 7 (32 or 64-bit, all editions), Windows Server 2011, Windows Server 2008 and 2008 RT, Windows Server 2003

Step 2: Configure Your AWS Instance

Follow the steps on Amazon's Configuring Your Windows Instance page to configure a Windows AWS instance or follow the steps on the Configuring Your Amazon Linux Instance page to configure a Linux AWS instance.


Refer to Amazon's Installing a WIMP Server on an Amazon EC2 Instance Running Windows Server tutorial for steps to configure a WIMP server.