Posted On: Nov 26, 2018

Today we are announcing 2x improvement in peak performance of Provisioned IOPS SSD (io1) Volumes from 32,000 IOPS to 64,000 IOPS and from 500 MB/s to 1,000 MB/s of throughput per volume when attached to Nitro system EC2 instances.

These performance improvements make it even easier to run applications requiring high performance storage, such as large transactional databases, big data analytics, and log processing applications.

These faster volumes are available now in commercial regions worldwide and AWS GovCloud (US) regions. To learn more, please visit the Amazon EBS features page.