Amazon Web Services (AWS) has changed the way we do business. As a benifit to new customers Amazon provides a free year of services to new users. So what does one do with a year of free services from Amazon? Why not play Minecraft.
The speech covered how to start an AWS EC2 server. Setup a key pair to SSH to the server. Install updates, Java, Tmux, and Nano. Download the server file from Minecraft, and run in on the EC2 in the cloud.