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I would like to know what do you think about mounting the ephemeral disc in /tmp when using Ubuntu in AWS.

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It's not a bad idea. /tmp is not intended to be persistent across reboots, so having it disappear during such an event is built into the assumptions of /tmp. I'm doing just that right now, as we need a rather larger /tmp space than the EBS-backed root volume would economically permit.

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