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 to Amazon ...  Read more


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Latest Version
2014.03

Base Operating System
Linux/Unix, Amazon Linux 2014.03

Delivery Method
64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) (Learn more)

Support

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: 2014.03
Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 11/02/2011
Note: Always ensure your operating system is current for your needs.

Support Details

Amazon Linux AMI (64-bit)
Support is available through forums, technical FAQs and the Service Help Dashboard. Paid support is available.

AWS Infrastructure

AWS Support is a one-on-one, fast-response support channel that is staffed 24x7x365 with experienced and technical support engineers. The service helps customers of all sizes and technical abilities to successfully utilize the products and features provided by Amazon Web Services. Learn more

Refund Policy

If you need to request a refund for software sold by Amazon Web Services, LLC, please contact AWS Customer Service. Web Support: bit.ly/1Q6bE3; Phone Support: bit.ly/MFEcTI

End User License Agreement

You will have an opportunity to review your order before launching or being charged.
Pricing Details
For region
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.
EBS Storage Fees 
You are charged once a month for both the space and performance that you reserve. Please visit the EBS page for more details.
Recent Product Reviews

09/24/2013
Solid Distribution

In comparison to RHEL / CentOS, Amazon Linux is feature rich, rock solid, and secure. It's a basic clone so it's RPM ...
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04/22/2012
Servicible Red Hat like build, packages may lack features

I tried this out as a micro instance attempting to stand up media wiki. Ended up dropping it because the yum reposit...
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