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EC2 instance store

Data stored as EC2 instance store is lost when EC2 instance is stopped or terminated ?


Yes.. There are 2 types of storage available for EC2 – EBS (Consistent storage) and Instance Store (Ephimeral). When the instance is stopped/terminated – Instance store will be lost (On re-boot it will be retained)

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Hi Luckshas,

  That is entirely under your control.  🙂

There is a big difference between stopping and termination.  make sure that you read up on the impact for both ec2 instances with EBS storage and ec2 instances with ;instance storage’ 


What you also need to do is read up on the default options offered by both the Console, and the CLI.  Both can be explicitly changed. 




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