Tag: gp3

  • Understanding gp3 IOPS – EBS Volumes

    In my goal to understand when the gp3 is cheaper than gp2 volumes, I need to know what each of the performance settings of each Elastic Block Store (EBS) Volume Types are. I have already discussed the Throughput of gp3 and gp2 in different posts. If you do not know what Throughput is then I […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]