Amazon Linux AMI (64-bit)

The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). It is designed to provide a stable, secure, and high performance execution environment for applications running on Amazon EC2. It also includes packages that enable easy integration with AWS, including launch configuration tools and many popular AWS libraries and tools. Amazon Web Services provides ongoing security and maintenance updates to all instances running the Amazon Linux AMI. The Amazon Linux AMI is provided at no additional charge... Read more


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    Latest Version

    2016.09.1.20161221


    Operating System

    Linux/Unix, Amazon Linux 2015.09


    Delivery Method

    64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) (Read more)



    AWS Services Required

    Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS


    Highlights

    • AWS Integration - The Amazon Linux AMI includes packages and configurations that provide tight integration with Amazon Web Services.
    • Secure Configuration - The configuration of the Amazon Linux AMI enhances security by focusing on two main security goals: limiting access and reducing software vulnerabilities.
    • Package Repository Access - The Amazon Linux AMI is designed to be used in conjunction with online package repositories hosted in each Amazon EC2 region.

    Product Description

    The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). It is designed to provide a stable, secure, and high performance execution environment for applications running on Amazon EC2. It also includes packages that enable easy integration with AWS, including launch configuration tools and many popular AWS libraries and tools. Amazon Web Services provides ongoing security and maintenance updates to all instances running the Amazon Linux AMI. The Amazon Linux AMI is provided at no additional charge to Amazon EC2 users.

    Product Details

    • Version: 2016.09.1.20161221
    • Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 02/14/2012

    Resources

    Usage Instructions

    The Amazon Linux AMI can be launched through the EC2 console's Quick Launch page.

    Support Details

    Amazon Linux AMI (64-bit)

    Support is available through forums, technical FAQs and the Service Help Dashboard. Paid support is available.

    https://forums.aws.amazon.com/forum.jspa?forumID=30

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    Pricing Details

    For Region

    Free Tier Eligible

    EC2 charges for Micro instances are free for up to 750 hours a month if you qualify for the AWS Free Tier. See details.

    Hourly Fees

    Total hourly fees will vary by instance type and EC2 region.

    EC2 Instance Type Total
    t1.micro $0.02/hr
    m1.small $0.044/hr
    m1.medium $0.087/hr
    m1.large $0.175/hr
    m1.xlarge $0.35/hr
    m2.xlarge $0.245/hr
    m2.2xlarge $0.49/hr
    m2.4xlarge $0.98/hr
    m3.medium $0.067/hr
    m3.large $0.133/hr
    m3.xlarge $0.266/hr
    m3.2xlarge $0.532/hr
    c1.medium $0.13/hr
    c1.xlarge $0.52/hr
    hi1.4xlarge $3.10/hr
    hs1.8xlarge $4.60/hr
    c3.large $0.105/hr
    c3.xlarge $0.21/hr
    c3.2xlarge $0.42/hr
    c3.4xlarge $0.84/hr
    c3.8xlarge $1.68/hr

    EBS Magnetic volumes

    • $0.05 per GB-month of provisioned storage
    • $0.05 per 1 million I/O requests

    Assumes On-Demand EC2 pricing

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    Data Transfer Fees not included

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