Category Archives: Hardware

Honesty Box: EBS Performance Revisited

As part of my work on Honesty Box, I’ve been reviewing EBS disk performance once again. This was a great opportunity to expand on the research from last year. After re-reading what I posted then, along with the wealth of … Continue reading

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Amazon EC2 Disk Performance

Update (3/3/2010): a better measure of RAID performance is available here. While considering different options for a database server, I decided to do some digging into Amazon Web Services (AWS) as an alternative to dedicated servers from an ISP. I … Continue reading

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