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OpenSolaris on EC2: make better use of ephemeral drives?

By default when booting an m1.xlarge EC2 instance of an OpenSolaris image you're given 1.6T of drive space across 4 ephemeral devices. This is auto-configured as follows: ~# zpool status NAME ...
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Is it “safe” to use OpenSolaris on EC2 for the foreseeable future?

We have a project which needs to take advantage of some ZFS features (snapshots, streaming, etc) but we're a little concerned with the recent events with Oracle and OpenSolaris. Is it "safe" to use ...
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Are there any advantages to using OpenSolaris over linux other than ZFS?

Are there any advantages to using OpenSolaris, other than ZFS, rather than using a common linux distribution such as CentOS or Ubuntu? I ask because I'm interested in using OpenSolaris on AWS to take ...
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How to create OpenSolaris self bundle volume on EC2

I'm using OpenSolaris 2008.11 on EC2. I want to create self bundle . in ubuntu sudo ec2-bundle-vol -d /mnt -k $EC2_PRIVATE_KEY -c $EC2_CERT --fstab /etc/fstab --user $AWS_ACCUNT_ID -r i386 but ...