AWS EC2 instance resources increasing/decreasing

Hello,

 

I have searched over the internet and actually couldn’t find a easy post that helps users to increase EC2 instance’s resources. [Note: Please take a snapshot of your instance before changing the plan, just in case if something goes wrong we can restore it where we left].

 

1. Login to Amazon EC2 interface and select the instance column. You will get a similar view as shown below.

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2. Select the desired instance and click on Actions tab, you will get the below options. Click on stop.( yes, you need to stop the instance to change its resources.

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3. You will be prompted to confirm stopping of instance.

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4. Once you have stopped the instance click on Actions again, where you need to select Change Instance type(which will be disabled when the instance is running). check below.

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5. Choose the instance plan to which you want to upgrade/downgrade to and apply {Note: Checking EBS-optimised will get a better IO for your instance, it costs more though).5

6. Now, start the instance, it will have the new resources as chosen.

 

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