Is AWS a sane choice of a Cloud for mission-critical infrastructure
The Problem — read only file system on a C5 class instance.
So here is what happened earlier today.
One of our C5 instances suddenly became read only.
Since most services write to disk, the instance essentially became completely useless.
I desperately searched for answer on AWS forums... to no avail.
Despite finding several threads describing my exact problem, I quickly realized that NONE of the threads contained a solution!!!!! Now single customer who reported the problem said on the forum — "Yay!", it worked!↳ Keep reading …