free ; df -h
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 1009496 583428 426068 164 28164 442932
-/+ buffers/cache: 112332 897164
Swap: 0 0 0
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
devtmpfs 483M 60K 483M 1% /dev
tmpfs 493M 0 493M 0% /dev/shm
/dev/xvda1 7.9G 1.3G 6.5G 17% /
Hmm, do you think 1GB of memory is enough?
Oh, look, 6.5G of disk space available.
In other words: are you sure you want the whole internet to execute arbitrary commands on your instance? Maybe sanitize user input? Oh, look, I can even ifconfig! Well, you get the idea… Be paranoid! (And maybe install fortune )
EDIT: removed preformatted tags, it looks worse!