User Guides and other InstaCompute help
The videos on this page demonstrate how users interact with the InstaCompute online management portal. You get a peek inside
InstaCompute and can learn how to use the service at the same time.
InstaCompute in 2 Minutes (2:45)
Your business needs the right IT resources to compete in today’s increasingly competitive and fast-paced business environment. Watch this short video to learn the benefits of InstaCompute and how cloud computing can help your business become more agile and flexible and operate more cost effectively.
Inside InstaCompute (4:30)
The InstaCompute service management portal is your control panel for the service. It’s a simple, web-based tool that allows you to view and manage your account and computing resources 24/7. This video highlights the main features and functionality of the portal and provides a glimpse of all the user-friendly tools within the portal. For more detailed operations, view our how-to videos or the InstaCompute User Guide.
Getting Started (4:18)
Try InstaCompute to see if it's the right fit for your IT computing needs. This brief video details the steps for setting up an InstaCompute account so you can start working in the cloud in minutes. View the trial and registration forms, learn about the various InstaCompute account types, and get step-by-step instructions for verifying your account and logging in to the service.
Converting a Trial Account (1:30)
A trial account gives you full user privileges and a limited spending budget to use InstaCompute for up to 30 days, after which you’ll need to convert to a commercial account to continue using the service without interruption. You can keep all the virtual machine instances and data you have on the InstaCompute cloud if you convert your trial account within two weeks of the trial period ending. Watch this video to learn how to convert your account.
Managing Your Account (8:18)
InstaCompute was designed to allow multiple users to work within the same account using their own unique user names and passwords. View this video to see how easy it is to create users and projects and to control costs.
Creating Virtual Machines (8.30)
Cloud computing with InstaCompute is accomplished by creating and managing virtual machines instances. This video has step-by-step instructions for creating VMs using the InstaCompute instance wizard in the online management portal. You'll also learn how to remotely access your new VMs for optimal performance and usability.
Managing Storage and Snapshots (8:15)
This video will teach you how to add and manage data storage volumes and how to associate these volumes with your virtual machines. You’ll also learn how to protect your data through features such as snapshots, volume downloads, and VM redundancy on multiple availability zones.
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