Amazon EBS – persistent storage for EC2

Nico reports about another part of the AWS family: Elastic Block Store

Finally, persistent storage for EC2 instances. Before you had all data in EC2, but when the instance crashed, all data was gone. This gets much easier now and will most likely give AWS and applications running on it another boost.

Further reading:

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Update: a nice take by Dare Obasanjo: Some Thoughts on Amazon’s Elastic Block Store