Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizeable computing capacity—literally, servers in Amazon's data centers—that you use to build and host your software systems.

User Guide for Linux Instances
Describes key concepts of Amazon EC2 and provides instructions for using the features of Amazon EC2.
HTML | PDF | Kindle 


EC2 API Reference

Documents the Amazon EC2 Query API.
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User Guide for Windows Instances
Describes key concepts for Amazon EC2 and provides instructions for launching and using your Windows instance.
HTML | PDF | Kindle


EC2 section of the AWS CLI Reference
Documents the AWS CLI commands for Amazon EC2.
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Systems Manager User Guide
Use Systems Manager to configure and manage Amazon EC2 instances and on-premises resources.
HTML | PDF

Systems Manager API Reference
Documents the Amazon EC2 Query API.
HTML | PDF

Systems Manager section of the AWS Tools for PowerShell Cmdlet Reference
Documents the PowerShell cmdlets for Systems Manager.
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Systems Manager section of the AWS CLI Reference
Documents the AWS CLI commands for Systems Manager.
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AWS Application Discovery Service User Guide
Simplify your migration planning process.
HTML | PDF

AWS Application Discovery Service API Reference
Documents the AWS Application Discovery Service API.
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VM Import/Export User Guide
Import your virtual machine images to Amazon EC2.
HTML | PDF

AWS Management Portal for vCenter User Guide
Migrate VMware VMs to Amazon EC2 and manage AWS resources using VMware vCenter.
HTML | PDF

Amazon EC2 documentation is available in PDF format for the following versions.

2016-09-15
2016-04-01

2015-10-01
2015-04-15
2015-03-01

2014-10-01
2014-09-01
2014-06-15
2014-05-01
2014-02-01

2013-10-15
2013-10-01
2013-08-15
2013-07-15
2013-06-15
2013-02-01

2012-12-01
2012-10-01
2012-08-15

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User Guide for Linux
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