Archive For August 1, 2012

EBS Provisioned IOPS & Optimized Instance Types

In I/O Performance (no longer) Sucks in the Cloud, I said Many workloads have high I/O rate data stores at the core. The success of the entire application is dependent upon a few servers running MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB, Cassandra, or some other central database. Last week a new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)…

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