A big advantage to following AWS…
…is that any time a user runs into problems figuring out how to do something with Eucalyptus, it’s quite likely that the corresponding AWS procedure, as documented by the AWS community, will “just work”.
Example: growing an EBS volume. The commands listed here:
…basically work by switching ec2-tools and euca2ools. It’s nice to have that kind of knowledge base to fall back on, even as a starting point that may need to change subtly for euca-specific cases.