Amazon going High Performance I/O with new Instances: 2 SSDS of 1 TB !

  • Amazon introduce new instance High I/O Quadruple Extra Large (hi1.4xlarge)
  • 8 cores and 60.5GB of memory
  • 2 SSDs of 1 TB
  • top engineers from Netflix, Facebook, Tumblr, etc.. proclaimed that in all of their systems the scaling bottleneck  had been the database

More info:

Expanding The Cloud – High Performance I/O Instances for Amazon EC2 – All Things Distributed:

(Via www.allthingsdistributed.com)

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