Month: January 2019

AWS News – December Round Up

With the endless flood of new products, features and changes from AWS and its surrounding ecosystem, it can be easy to miss an update. Our monthly round up highlights major announcements, product updates and behind the scenes changes we think are most relevant. With so many big announcements at re:Invent, December was predictably light on

Understanding GP2 Volume Performance

Performance in EBS is widely misunderstood, resulting in many writing off EBS as a choice between “slow” or “expensive”. While there is some truth to that, I often see EBS implementations that fail to take advantage of cheap or even free options to boost performance. This article focuses specifically on GP2 volumes, which are SSD-backed,