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From Peter Sanford <>
Subject Re: EC2 Maintenance Reboot
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2011 11:04:42 GMT
Just rebooting a machine with ephemeral drives is ok (it does an os
level reboot). You will also keep the same IP address. If you stop and
then start a machine with ephemeral drives you will lose data.


On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Stephen McKamey <> wrote:
> I just received an email from AWS about rebooting my EC2 instance for
> maintenance. Thankfully this is just my webhead, but I'm curiousĀ haveĀ others
> experienced this with a Cassandra instance?
> The details seem to say that if you allow them to do the reboot for you then
> your instance data will remain intact (as opposed to if you do it yourself).
> Has anyone experienced this to verify?
> Thanks,
> Stephen

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