AWS Classroomnotes 23/Apr/2022

AWS instance type Naming Conventions

  • Instance type name contains the combinaton of instance family, generation, size.
  • They also indicate some additional capabilites
    • a – AMD processor
    • g – AWS Graviton Processors
    • i – Intel Processors
    • d – instance store volumes
    • n – Network optimized
    • b – Block Storage optimization
    • e – Extra storage or memory
    • z – High Frequency

AWS Block Storage (Virtual Disk)

  • EBS Volumes
  • Instance Store
  • Disk with OS referred as root volume or primary volume is always EBS
  • EC2 instance and ebs volume should be from the same Availability Zone.

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