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
HVM (G2)
EBS-Backed
64-bit
T2
       
M3
 
C3
 
R3
     
G2
       
I2
     
HS1
 
           
M1
     
C1      
CC2      
M2      
CR1        
HI1  
T1