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I am developing a java web application and deploying to Amazon EC2. I have deployed with default micro small ec-2 server. Now i have to move this ec-2 server from small to large server. I have gone through amazon document in that they said to stop the running instance and we can change the instance size. I have followed those steps. But problem is when i try to stop the instance, instance gets terminated and new instance with same name is launched.

Please help me.. Thanks in advance.

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Are you using spot instances? You have to cancel your spot request or it'll keep relaunching. –  Nathan C Oct 3 '13 at 12:07
spot instances means? –  DIVAKAR SRINIVASAN Oct 3 '13 at 12:43
aws.amazon.com/ec2/spot-instances –  Nathan C Oct 3 '13 at 12:48
Did you use elastic beanstalk to create your original instance? –  Matt Houser Oct 4 '13 at 1:35

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