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Re: Debian images on Microsoft Azure cloud

On 11 November 2015 at 14:11, Anders Ingemann <anders@ingemann.de> wrote:

> You got me thinking :-)
> It *should* actually be possible to bootstrap EBS backed instances locally:
> http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/importing-your-volumes-into-amazon-ebs.html
> You can upload EBS snapshots. AWS supports VMDK, VHD and RAW formats!
> I didn't know that until just now, hence my previous insistence on runniong
> bootstrap-vz in a ec2 environment.
> This is definitely something we could support in bootstrap-vz.

This is something really interesting. As long as we are able to
convert this imported volume to an AMI, this will improve the EC2
bootstrapping process a lot.

Nice finding, Anders!

> p.s.: Explicitly CC'ed Tiago and James to get their attention and input on
> this, though maybe it should be in another thread

This message still skipped my inbox. I guess I should update my filters. :-)

Tiago "Myhro" Ilieve
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