How to Create and Mount an EBS to an EC2 Instance:

Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Storage) is only designed for Amazon EC2 instance. It allows us to create volumes and mount it to the instance. EBS are behaving like raw unformatted external drives. You can attach them with your supplied name. You can create file systems using the EBS. In this article I will show you […]
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How to wipe data from EBS before deleting:

AWS guarantees to never return a previous users data via the hyper-visor as mentioned in their security white paper. But still we should wipe data from EBS before detaching and deleting it for personal satisfaction. In this tutorial I will show you how to wipe your data permanently from an EBS volume which is attached […]
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Backup script for AWS EBS volumes.

Here is a bash script to automated the EBS volumes backup. The sctipt will create snapshots for the mentioned EBS volumes and also it will delete the snapshots older than 7 days. To run the sctipt you required the AWS secrete keys. You can configure AWS credentials on your machine following my previous post “How […]
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