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Dissection of EC2 / EBS volume

 | August 7, 2009 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Hardware and Storage

So during preparation of XtraDB template for EC2 I wanted to understand what IO characteristics we can expect from EBS volume ( I am speaking about single volume, not RAID as in my previous post). Yasufumi did some benchmarks and pointed me on interesting behavior, there seems several level of caching on EBS volume.

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