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Selecting an EBS Volume as Root for EC2 instance

When launching an EC2 instance you have the option to select storage for your system but it seems to automatically choose a root volume for you. Is there a way to choose a root volume from among your ...
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What exactly mean “potentially inconsistent EBS volumes” and “impaired EBS volumes”?

At Amazon doc one can read an explanation about EBS status check in abstract. I said in abstract cos they don't details what kind of tests they executed, they just mentions the fact they execute ...
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how do I find out what part of my ec2 storage is ephemeral

This may be a silly question, excuse my ignorance. I have an instance running like this: Does Root Device : EBS mean my entire system is on EBS? I've configured apache and a perl app here, all my ...
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EBS - do I need to pay for storage that I dont use?

When I create an EBS storage, If I allocate the size to be 500GB but only end up using 30GB do I need pay for the full 500GB or do I pay for 30GB, because this is what i've used?
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Growing a LVM volume with striping

I'm considering using LVM striping over several EBS volumes. So let's imagine the following case: Volume group DATA is created with 3 physical disks sdf1, sdg1 and sdh1. I create a logical volume ...
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How long does it take to create an OCFS2 filesystem on a 1TB disk?

I'm creating an OCFS2 fs for use with DRBD and it's taking an awful long time to create the filesystem. I haven't done it before so I'm wondering if someone with more experience can relate how long ...