For almost over the last decade ( since 2009 ), I was never worried about the EBS performance indexes. Used to create a single volume and attached to an instance as and when required. Today just for wandering, and to entertain myself, did a couple of tests. Thanks to aws-cli without which this could have taken more than what it would.
Straight into what I found in a short summary. Note that the values are Bps.
Kicked up an EC2 instance and mounted a 200gb EBS volume to run a series of tests. Thanks to nixCraft article titled “Linux and Unix Test Disk I/O Performance With dd Command“.Continue reading “EBS Provisioning VS Performance – Confusions cleared”