Understanding different EBS HDD Storages
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HDD (Hard-disk drives) are those storages that are useful for large sequential input-output operations. It is suitable for -
- Large streaming workloads which require fast throughput at a low price
- Suitable for large volumes of data which is infrequently access
In this read, we will take a good look at some of the differences between the different types of EBS HDSS storages. Let’s get started.
|Attribute||Throughput optmized HDD (st1)||Cold HDD (sc1)|
|Description||Useful for throughput intensive workloads which are frequently accessed||Useful for less frequently accessed|
|Size||500 GB to 16 TB||500 GB to 16 TB|
|Maximum Throughput/Volume||500 MiB/s||250 MiB/s|