We’re happy to announce that public openSUSE 12.2 AMIs are now available in all EC2 regions! These public AMIs make running openSUSE server instances in Amazon EC2 easy.

If you’re launching instances programmatically, pick the appropriate AMI ID(s) from the table below:

Region Region ID Arch AMI ID
Asia Pacific (Tokyo) ap-northeast-1 i386 ami-5463dc55
Asia Pacific (Tokyo) ap-northeast-1 x86_64 ami-fa63dcfb
Asia Pacific (Singapore) ap-southeast-1 i386 ami-7eacec2c
Asia Pacific (Singapore) ap-southeast-1 x86_64 ami-30acec62
EU West (Ireland) eu-west-1 i386 ami-9b0000ef
EU West (Ireland) eu-west-1 x86_64 ami-d50101a1
S. America (Sao Paulo) sa-east-1 i386 ami-6c0ad371
S. America (Sao Paulo) sa-east-1 x86_64 ami-8c0ad391
US East (Virginia) us-east-1 i386 ami-5cfe4135
US East (Virginia) us-east-1 x86_64 ami-46f7482f
US West (N. California) us-west-1 i386 ami-23c2e566
US West (N. California) us-west-1 x86_64 ami-ebc2e5ae
US West (Oregon) us-west-2 i386 ami-c6ca43f6
US West (Oregon) us-west-2 x86_64 ami-62cd4452

Table 1: List of openSUSE 12.2 AMI IDs. Click on the AMI ID link to launch.

If you’re using Amazon’s web console, simply launch a new instance and under the “Community AMIs” tab, search for “opensuse-12.2”:

As always, the source Studio images are available in SUSE Gallery (32-bit, 64-bit). The scripts used to create and manage these AMIs are also open sourced at Github. Do check them out and let us know if you have any problems! (Orignal post)