Overview

Starting at USD 0.12 per GB

When you provision an instance with IBM Cloud® Virtual Servers for VPC, a block storage volume is created automatically as a primary boot volume and is attached to the instance.

You get 100 GB general-purpose input/output operations per second (IOPS) or three IOPS per gigabyte.

Get performance and capacity

Block storage

Block storage

When you provision block storage for VPC secondary volumes using the IBM Cloud console, using CLI or API, you specify an IOPS profile that best meets your storage requirements.

IOPS profiles

IOPS profiles

Block storage provides three predefined IOPS tiers. Select the best fit for optimal performance of your compute workloads and help avoid bottlenecks.

Custom storage IOPS

Custom storage IOPS

Custom IOPS is a good option when you have well-defined performance requirements that don’t fall within a predefined tier. Just specify the total IOPS for the volume within the range for its volume size.
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