File Storage features

Endurance provisioning

Support a wide variety of application needs at your desired level with simple, pre-defined, per-gigabyte pricing tiers up to 48k IOPS. Endurance tiers are ideal for most workloads. Monthly price: USD 0.10/GB USD 0.20/GB USD 0.35/GB USD 0.58/GB; Included IOPS 0.25 IOPS/GB 2 IOPS/GB 4 IOPS/GB 10 IOPS/GB

Performance provisioning

Meet rapid data changes with persistent and powerful storage features. Control both storage capacity and total number of IOPS per storage volume. Provision storage in granular increments up to 12 TB with a maximum of 48k IOPS. Performance options are ideal for businesses with well-defined performance requirements. Monthly price per GB USD 0.10/GB; Monthly price per IOPS USD 0.07 IOPS/GB

Expandable volumes and adjustable IOPS

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Increase or decrease your IOPS and expand existing volumes on the fly to accommodate your dynamic workload needs. Pay only for what you need, when you need it.

Snapshots and replication

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Capture point-in-time snapshots and replicate them to other data centers for business continuity.

Volume duplication

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Create a new, completely independent, duplicate volume of an existing volume from a snapshot without stopping host I/O or replication. Update to increase the size and performance for your new volume and manage it like any other volume immediately after creation.

Data at rest encryption

Provider-managed encryption at rest by default protects your data at no additional cost or impact to performance.

Concurrent access. High availability and durability.

Mount block devices simultaneously in clustering configurations with redundant MPIO connections. Avoid data loss during maintenance or failures without creating system-level RAID arrays.

Data center availability

Features including flash-backed storage, encryption for data at rest, snapshots and replication, volume duplication, expandable volumes and adjustable IOPS are currently available in the US, EU, Australia, Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions.

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