1. EC2 VolumeAttachment for Large Language Model Datasets


    To attach an Elastic Block Store (EBS) volume to an Amazon EC2 instance for the purpose of storing large language model datasets, you'll be using AWS resources provided by Pulumi's AWS SDK. I'll guide you through the process of creating an EBS volume and attaching it to an EC2 instance using Pulumi in Python.

    The resources you'll typically use are:

    • aws.ec2.Instance: Represents an EC2 instance where your datasets will be processed.
    • aws.ebs.Volume: Represents the EBS volume that provides block-level storage that can be attached to your EC2 instance.
    • aws.ec2.VolumeAttachment: Represents the attachment of the EBS volume to the EC2 instance.

    In this walkthrough, you will:

    1. Define an EC2 instance where you'll attach your EBS volume.
    2. Create an EBS volume that will hold your large datasets.
    3. Attach the EBS volume to your EC2 instance.

    Below is a Pulumi program in Python that demonstrates how to accomplish these tasks.

    import pulumi import pulumi_aws as aws # Define an EC2 instance # For the purpose of this example, we assume you want to use a "t2.micro" instance with an Amazon Machine Image (AMI). # The AMI ID used in this example is a placeholder and should be replaced with a valid AMI ID for your particular AWS region. ec2_instance = aws.ec2.Instance("my-instance", instance_type="t2.micro", ami="ami-0c55b159cbfafe1f0", # Replace with a valid AMI ID tags={ "Name": "MyInstance" } ) # Create an EBS volume # This volume has 8 GiB of size and is created within the same availability zone as the EC2 instance. ebs_volume = aws.ebs.Volume("my-ebs-volume", size=8, # Size in GiB availability_zone=ec2_instance.availability_zone, tags={ "Name": "MyEBSVolume" } ) # Attach the EBS volume to the EC2 instance volume_attachment = aws.ec2.VolumeAttachment("my-volume-attachment", instance_id=ec2_instance.id, volume_id=ebs_volume.id, device_name="/dev/sdh" # The device name might need to be changed depending on your instance type and OS. ) # Export the volume attachment ID pulumi.export('volume_attachment_id', volume_attachment.id)


    • We begin by importing the relevant Pulumi and Pulumi AWS SDK modules.
    • We then create an EC2 instance with a specified instance type and a valid AMI ID that should be available in your AWS region.
    • After that, we create an EBS volume with a specified size (8 GiB in the example) within the same availability zone as the EC2 instance to ensure they can be attached. EBS volumes and EC2 instances must be in the same availability zone.
    • Finally, we attach the EBS volume to the EC2 instance using the aws.ec2.VolumeAttachment resource. The device_name specified is where the volume will be mounted on the EC2 instance. The correct device name will depend on your instance type and the operating system it's running.

    To use this code:

    1. Replace ami-0c55b159cbfafe1f0 with the actual AMI ID for your region and desired OS.
    2. Update instance_type if you need a different type of EC2 instance.
    3. Adjust size parameter for aws.ebs.Volume if you need more storage.
    4. Customize the tags as needed for your organizational requirements.

    After defining your Pulumi program, you can deploy your infrastructure by running the following commands in your CLI:

    • pulumi up to preview and deploy the changes.
    • Confirm the changes by selecting "yes" in the prompt.

    This will set up the required infrastructure on AWS, and you will see the outputs as defined by pulumi.export.