EBS offers persistent storage for EC2 instance.
Can be leveraged as an EC2 instance’s boot partition
Provide ability to create point-in-time snapshots of your volume.
2 volume types: Standard and Provisioned IOPS (such as database)
- In use
- Create a snapshot
EBS, AMI and termination
sudo mkfs -t ext3 /dev/sdf
sudo mkdir /mnt/data-store
sudo mount /dev/sdf /mnt/data-store
mount on boot
sudo nano /etc/fstab
Add this line:
/dev/sdf /mnt/data-store ext3 defaults,noatime 1 2
Bundling Amazon EBS-Backed AMIs