I know this isn't exactly an apples to apples comparison, what I'm trying to evaluate is which one is safer - less likely to lose data. Joyent's SmartOS uses ZFS to store data whereas an EC2 machine ...
I'd like to use an OpenSolaris EC2 instance as a DB server, using an external EBS volume connected to a ZFS pool. If I set-up the ZFS pools then bundle-up the EC2 image, could I terminate the ...
Which is faster for read access on an EC2 instance; the "local" drive or an attached EBS volume? I have some data that needs to be persisted so have placed this on an EBS volume. I'm using ...