Observed Performance of Amazon EC2 Instances

A thread has been emerging surrounding the observed performance of EC2 instances and the possibility that Amazon is experiencing capacity issues as their business continues to grow. Three excellent articles on this topic are linked below: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2010/01/14/amazon-we-dont-have-cloud-capacity-issues/ http://alan.blog-city.com/has_amazon_ec2_become_over_subscribed.htm https://www.cloudkick.com/blog/2010/jan/12/visual-ec2-latency/ This is a question that I receive often in my day job, so I have a […]