We are heavy users of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) and regularly help clients transition their on-premises systems to the cloud.
In this post, I’ll demonstrate a technique using standard Linux tools to export an AWS volume to another cloud provider or on-prem storage.
In this post, I’ll demonstrate a technique using standard Linux tools to create a bootable AWS EC2 instance from an imported AWS volume image.
In Part One, I reviewed the steps required to create and export an image of an AWS EC2 volume. This process works well, but it is somewhat cumbersome and time-consuming for sysadmins, especially when waiting for large images to compress.
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