Tag: Amazon Web Services

  • gp2 vs gp3 Cost Comparison – EBS Volumes

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched the gp3 type EBS Volume and they are saying that it is 20% cheaper compared to gp2 types. Since the gp3 has a different pricing model compared to the gp2, I decided to go down this rabbit hole to see if the statement that gp3 is 20% cheaper than […]

  • gp2 Throughput Explained – EBS Volumes

    I wanted to investigate if the statement of Amazon Web Services (AWS) that “gp3 is 20% cheaper than gp2” is always true. That is why I’m creating this series of post to investigate when can we say that gp3 is really cheaper than gp2. I have already written about Throughput of Elastic Block Store (EBS) […]

  • gp3 Throughput Explained – EBS Volumes

    In order for me to understand when a gp3 volume becomes cheaper than a gp2 volume, I need to understand the difference between the two EBS Volume types. We have discussed before what is Throughput and how it affects performance of EBS Volumes. In this post we will be discussing the Throughput of gp3 volumes. […]

  • EBS Volumes Throughput Explained

    I have been using gp2 type Elastic Block Store (EBS) Volumes by default, that when the gp3 type was launched I was really curious about the difference between the two. This lead me into a rabbit hole trying to look beyond the statement of Amazon Web Services (AWS) that “gp3 is 20% cheaper than gp2 […]