I am really finding one consistent them across my cloud server architecture lately.  It is was I am calling roles.

These are server roles that meet specific business goals, such as:

These are specific server roles that get my work done and allow teams and companies I work with to get their jobs done.

Defining server instance roles allows me to designate specic machine purposes that I can deploy as Amazon Instances rapidly.  I setup base server role instance machine images or Amazon Machine Images.  I use these as the building blocks for my server infrastructure environment.

Once I configure a machine role for a specific purpose I will then take another machine image…usually on a weekly bases to keep all that work and configuration in a need package for deployment and scaling.

More to come on Cloud Based Server Role Infrastructure Deployment.

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