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AWS Storage FAQ

What data is stored in ephemeral storage of an Amazon EC2 instance? Anything that is not stored on an ebs volume that is mounted to the instance will be lost. For instance, if you mount your ebs volume at /mystuff, then anything not in /mystuff will be lost. If you don’t mount an ebs volume

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What is the difference between terminating and stopping an EC2 instance?

Answer Terminate Instance When you terminate an EC2 instance, the instance will be shutdown and the virtual machine that was provisioned for you will be permanently taken away and you will no longer be charged for instance usage. Any data that was stored locally on the instance will be lost. Any attached EBS volumes will

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What’s the difference between ephemeral and volume boot disks?

Different boot sources There are several different kinds of sources to boot from in the DreamCompute dashboard, but they all need to create some sort of virtual disk for the virtual machine to boot. The virtual disk can use either ephemeral storage or volume block storage. When launching an instance, you have several Boot Source options: Image: Launches an

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