Amazon Linux Moves Beyond the Cloud to On-Premises Deployments

While all prior versions of the Amazon Linux distribution were tethered to AWS and only available as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI), Amazon Linux 2 breaks that mold. Though Amazon Linux 2 is no longer strictly tethered to the AWS public cloud, users still can’t run it natively on bare metal. Users will need to run it inside of a hypervisor.

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