Part 1 on how to set up a Backburner renderfarm for 3DS Max or Maya on Amazon Web Service's Elastic Computing.
It has been almost a year since I made these videos. As with any technology, some aspects of Amazon's EC2 set-ups may have changed since then. Use these videos as a guide but be sure to double check with Amazon's documentation if you run into any problems. I will not really be available to answer specific troubleshooting problems.