Cloud costs can easily spiral out of control if you’re not paying close enough attention. It’s important to track your cloud usage patterns so that you know, with confidence, that you’re getting the most bang for your buck! Some of the decisions you’ll be faced with include whether you should be re-sizing an instance or if your EBS volumes are financially efficient. In this post, I’ll talk about how to choose between EBS-backed and Instance Store-backed AMIs.
Programming Applications in Java with the Flow Framework for AWS’ Simple Workflow Service (SWF). In life, we often follow steps to accomplish something, for example, trying to figure why the lamp does not work. This is an easy problem at first. This gets more complicated when other people are involved. First, you need people qualified to do the work. Imagine a janitor in the above diagram. You communicate the problem that the lamp is out, you have access to them and they are qualified to fix this, and then they begin the steps necessary to do so.
When you launch an AWS EBS backed instance it will have an EBS volume attached as root device. AWS provides the option to select AWS EBS size when you launch an instance. This how to guide will provide information on how to re-size the root EBS device of your linux instance.