Web Scraping from Cloud – WebHarvy on Amazon EC2

WebHarvy requires Windows operating system to run. So in case you do not have access to a Windows PC or if you do not want to run WebHarvy on your local PC, you have the option to run WebHarvy from Cloud. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) platform makes this possible. See the following link.

https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/

Amazon EC2 lets you run a remote Windows instance in Cloud. You can access this cloud based Windows instance via Remote Desktop

https://aws.amazon.com/windows/

Charges for EC2 are minimal and more importantly there is a free tier available for 12 months with the following details.

https://aws.amazon.com/free/

Watch the following video which shows how to launch a Windows instance in Amazon EC2.

Detailed AWS EC2 documentation for managing Windows instances may be viewed at the following link.

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/EC2_GetStarted.html

Once you connect to the Windows EC2 instance via Remote Desktop, you can download and install WebHarvy in it, just like how you would do on a normal Windows desktop or laptop. Please contact us in case you have any questions.

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