First of all, I’m not very used to AWS nor DevOps/admin stuff, but want to learn. So I set up an EC2 instance and attached an EBS volume (15 Gb) some months ago, for testing something during a few days.
Then I realize that the monthly charge was full (EC2 + EBS) because I left the instance active, so I detached the volume and stopped the instance and EC2 instance did not charge anymore.
But now, I see that EBS volume is still charging 1.5 USD/month, even when it is detached. Should I delete the volume to avoid any charge? or there is any sort of stop or disable for volumes?
You’re always charged for EBS volumes because that data is occupying space on physical storage somewhere, even if it is not attached to a running instance.
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