# Create pre-configured images
For faster deployment, you may want to start already pre-configured instances.
From EC2 Management Console : select the instance you wish to use as a template and click on
It creates an AMI in the geographic zone where the former instance was launched.
To use this new image on another geographic zone: in AMIs, select the image, then click on
Copy AMI -> Select the zone.
You can now create new instances with this image (See Getting started with AWS).
In Compute Engine, go to
Snapshots and create a snapshot from the instance configured. To create a new instance from this instance, go to
Create instance in Compute Engine and select the snapshot as the boot disk image (See Getting started ith GCP).
From ECS/Instances, select the instance then click on
Disk and Image ->
Create Custom Image (More details here).
It creates a custom image in the geographic zone where the former instance was launched.
To use this image on another geographic zone ; in ECS/Images, select the image, then click on
Copy Image ->
Target Region (More details here)
You can now create new instances with this image (See Getting started with Alibaba).