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CloudFormation template for automated EBS volume backups using AWS Lambda and CloudWatch
This is a CloudFormation template that creates a small stack that uses AWS Lambda and CloudWatch to take daily backups of EBS volumes and deletes the snapshots when their retention period has been reached.
EC2 UserData script that waits for volumes to be properly attached before proceeding
This blog post shows an example UserData script that can be used to wait for volumes to be properly attached.
CloudFormation YAML support
CloudFormation recently added support for YAML, so I've updated my Drupal 7 stack with a YAML version.