This table shows which flavors of the Amazon Linux AMI are recommended on each Amazon EC2 instance type.

Instance Family HVM
EBS-Backed
64-bit
HVM
Instance Store
64-bit
PV
EBS-Backed
64-bit
PV
Instance Store
64-bit
T2
     
M4      
M3
C4      
C3
R3
   
G2
     
I2
   
D2