Clone an EC2 AMI to Another AWS Account

If you manage more than one AWS account, you most likely have pre-built AMIs that you frequently use when provisioning new instances. You may be building AMIs on a per account basis, and some of these may be nearly identical to those found on the other accounts you manage. Effectively, you are duplicating effort when, […]

Resize a gp2 Backed EBS Volume on an HVM Instance in AWS EC2

Unlike PV instances in EC2, HVM instances run as if it were on the native hardware platform. HVM instances however do not support standard/magnetic backed EBS storage types. If you were used to using resize2fs for resizing your EC2 volumes, you’ve probably realized this doesn’t work with the new instance types. Online resizing of a […]