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  • Amazon Web Services Now Makes It Easier To Move EBS Snapshots Between Regions

    Amazon Web Services Now Makes It Easier To Move EBS Snapshots Between Regions

    Amazon's Elastic Block Store (EBS) allows developers to create storage volumes that can be mounted by Amazon EC2 instances, among other things. While it was always relatively easy to move an EC2 instance to a new availability region the company's network, moving EBS instances was always a bit more involved. Now, however, Amazon has introduced EBS Snapshot Copy. This new service, the company says… Read More

  • Amazon Launches EBS – Persistant Storage for EC2

    Amazon Launches EBS – Persistant Storage for EC2

    Amazon today launched a new web service – EBS, the Elastic Block Store (yes I also first read it as ‘Elastic Book Store’) for EC2. EBS provides persistent storage for EC2 computing instances, and the service is public today and available to all customers after a period of alpha testing with some users. Previously EC2 instances were able to access temporary storage as part of the… Read More