Amazon upgrades EC2 with Persistent Storage (@InfoQ)

Amazon’s Elastic Computer Cloud (EC2), which delivers Hardware as a Service (HaaS), is adding persistent storage to its list of features. Werner Vogels, Amazon’s CTO, describes how storage volumes will attach to EC2 instances and how they handle failure and data consistency; he also talks about how you can store a snapshot of your storage in S3, Amazon’s storage service, as a backup.

“Amazon upgrades EC2 with Persistent Storage” article for InfoQ -by Dionysios G. Synodinos

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