Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services has launched Provisioned IOPS for Amazon Elastic Block Store.
Amazon.com Launching Improved Cloud Product
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced that its Web Services LLC has unveiled Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) Provisioned IOPS.
Provisioned IOPS (input/output operations per second) are a new EBS volume type designed to deliver predictable, high performance for I/O intensive workloads, such as database applications, that rely on consistent and fast response times.
With Provisioned IOPS, customers can flexibly specify both volume size and volume performance, and Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) EBS will consistently deliver the desired performance over the lifetime of the volume.
Peter De Santis, vice president of Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) EC2, said that, “AWS introduced Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) EBS in 2008 to provide a highly scalable virtual storage service and now, four years later, our customers are running applications on Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) EC2 using EBS volumes at tremendous scale. Customers have been asking for the ability to set their performance rate to achieve consistently high performance. With EBS Provisioned IOPS volumes, EBS-Optimized instances and the recently launched High I/O SSD-based EC2 instances, customers have a range of choices for running their most demanding applications and databases on AWS while achieving peak performance in a predictable manner”.
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