Packer - Create AMI with EBS Volumes with VolumeType
posted on August 02 2014
When creating an AMI through Packer, you’re able to describe what type of devices you want to attach to the device.
launch_block_device_mappings will provide the specified devices during the AMI configuration. Using
ami_block_device_mappings will attach the devices to the server when it launches.
Amazon recommends starting
standard: magnetic disk
io1: Provisioned IOPS on SSD (requires
iopsto be specified.)