Veeam Backup for AWS comes as an image of a Linux-based EC2 instance that you can deploy using one the following installation options:
- Installing Veeam Backup for AWS from AWS Marketplace (recommended) — allows you to deploy a backup appliance with the preconfigured settings.
- Launching Veeam Backup for AWS from the Amazon Machine Image (AMI) — requires initial configuration of a backup appliance after deployment.
Veeam Backup for AWS is installed on a single EC2 instance. The EC2 instance is created during the product installation.