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EC2 Attach Instance Store on Start

I'm lunching an instance to host a Cassandra node and i'm testing some shutdown and startup scripts. The instance was lunched from the datastax PV AMI 'ami-8932ccfe'. I added 8GB of SSD EBS storage ...
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How do I find and mount instance storage on my EBS backed EC2 instance?

I'm running an m1.xlarge EC2 instance. According to EC2 specs, it should come with 4 x 420GB instance stores. When I SSH into my new machine, I don't see any of these drives. All I see are my EBS ...
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Resize Root Partition on Instance-Store EC2 Instance

I recently ran out of space on a c1.medium EC2 instance store root partition. I did some cleaning and freed some space, but I still want to resize the partition. In fact, I would prefer to remove ...
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How do i get my keypair name, private keyfile and certificate file in AWS?

So following my last question about EBS and Instance store I found this on Amazon, http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/creating-snapshot-s3-linux.html. I'm up to "To upload your Amazon ...
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How do I set up AWS instance store?

Firstly, although knowing about AWS for a long time, this is the first time i've ever used it. I gather that EBS volumes are for persistent data storage and instance store volumes are for one time ...
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Create Windows AMI with instance storage

I have a business use case and workflow where local/instance/ephemeral storage for an EC2 instance is ideal. Unfortunately I'm coupled to a Windows platform for this particular task and the EC2 ...
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Why is “Bundle Instance” disabled for EC2 instance running Ubuntu 12.04?

I have an instance store (not EBS) based EC2 instance, launched from an official Ubuntu 12.04 AMI (specifically ami-25e8d351: eu-west-1, 32-bit, instance root store). It is up and running, and I've ...
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Amazon instance store is restartable?

I am running an instance backed by instance store, I know If I stop the instance it will be no longer available but can I restart that instance? I can see an option on amazon console when I right ...
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EC2 Ubuntu 12.04 m1.large ami isn't showing extra drives for full 850GB Instance Storage

long time lurker, I just launched a new m1.large instance on EC2 and I need all the available instance storage on the machine(850GB) for data processing. I understand that generally all of the memory ...
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Amazon EBS store vs Instance Store with Termination turned off?

What's the difference between the two? It seems as if using an instance store the root drive is ephemeral and EBS isn't in the event of a termination. But, if you're not terminating does it matter? ...