instance store-backed AMIs

Simon Smith simongsmith at
Mon Jan 23 17:15:56 UTC 2012

Thanks!! Yes, I wish I had delayed sending this until I had done a
little more research.  I am still looking for how to get boto to
attach the ephemeral storage - I can see how to do it with ec2 run
instances (multiple -b arguments) but can't see how to do it with boto

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Garrett Holmstrom
<gholms at> wrote:
> On Jan 23, 2012 7:02 AM, "Simon Smith" <simongsmith at> wrote:

> Provided you aren't using t1.micro instances, you can still use instance
> storage from an EBS instance. You just have to ask for it by supplying an
> appropriate block device mapping (with -b if you are using
> euca-run-instances) when you run the instances.

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