Ec2 Private Network performance

Been doing some testing in EC2 over the last few weeks, and noticed just how miserable the network performance of the private network.  Thought I would stick this out their for others who may be interested, take a look:

64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=277 ttl=61 time=0.452 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=278 ttl=61 time=1.81 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=279 ttl=61 time=0.395 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=280 ttl=61 time=3.95 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=281 ttl=61 time=4.31 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=282 ttl=61 time=0.412 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=283 ttl=61 time=7.23 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=284 ttl=61 time=3.32 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=285 ttl=61 time=4.02 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=286 ttl=61 time=0.376 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=287 ttl=61 time=21.9 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=288 ttl=61 time=2.52 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=289 ttl=61 time=0.504 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=290 ttl=61 time=36.6 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=291 ttl=61 time=0.378 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=292 ttl=61 time=0.473 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=293 ttl=61 time=0.386 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=294 ttl=61 time=7.62 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=295 ttl=61 time=0.425 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=296 ttl=61 time=4.04 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=297 ttl=61 time=2.34 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=298 ttl=61 time=4.80 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=299 ttl=61 time=0.444 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.251.195.227: icmp_seq=300 ttl=61 time=8.75 ms
36ms response time to a machine in the same data center, yuk!.
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