Posted On: Nov 28, 2018

Starting today, you can easily export Lightsail instances and volumes to EC2 with a simple, guided experience. With this feature, Lightsail offers an additional way to grow your applications and scale your cloud deployments by utilizing the full selection and configurability of EC2.

When you are ready to upgrade an instance to EC2, simply take a snapshot of your instance and follow the step-by-step process in Lightsail's console to export your snapshot to EC2. You can then use EC2 or the Upgrade to EC2 wizard in Lightsail's console to get your new EC2 instance up and running.

You can now take advantage of Lightsail's easy-to-use platform and low, predictable pricing to launch, manage and scale your application, while always having the option to easily move some or all of your application to EC2, as your needs grow.

You can use this feature in all regions where Lightsail is available. For more information on this feature go here.