Cyrus on Amazon EC2 and EBS?

Zachariah Mully zmully at
Thu Feb 11 12:22:22 EST 2010

On 02/11/2010 12:02 PM, Forrest Aldrich wrote:
> On 2/11/10 11:55 AM, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
>> I run Cyrus on a Linode VM.  I've been *very* happy with them.  And it
>> is just a 'normal' virtual server and not any odd-ball cloud thing.
> I wonder how people deal with the disk I/O deficiency under virtual
> systems such as VMWare.   We decided not to virtualize any processes
> that were disk I/O intensive.

People stripe EBS volumes, but you're restricted by network IO.

Some rough number for I/O speeds:


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