How do I optimize the performance of my Amazon EBS volumes?

Last updated: 2018-12-04


Make sure that your Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance is a type that can be optimized for use with Amazon EBS. An EBS-optimized EC2 instance provides dedicated network throughput for volumes. For a description of the instance types, see Amazon EC2 Instance Configuration.

Improve the performance of Amazon EBS volumes by doing the following: