Amazon Linux 2

Amazon Linux 2 is a Linux distribution from Amazon Web Services. It focues on stability, performance, and resource usage.

You can run Amazon Linux 2 on Amazon EC2 as well as locally for on-premises development and testing.


  • Tight integration with Amazon EC2
  • Supported and maintained by Amazon
  • Security updates directly from Amazon
  • Kernel Live Patching without rebooting
  • systemd init system
  • Freely available for usage on Amazon EC2
  • Available as container image and virtual machine image

How do we support you?

  • Plan and implement Amazon Linux 2 installations
  • Customize solutions for the specific requirements of your infrastructure
  • Configure Amazon Linux 2 deployments using Ansible, Puppet, or Salt
  • Automatically provision hosts running Amazon Linux 2 using orcharhino
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