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Benchmarking AWS t2 instances

A couple of years ago I did some benchmarking on the AWS t1.micro instances.  The t1.micro was AWS’s first performance burstable instance type, which are appropriate for non-continuous CPU usage. The CPU allocation of the t1.micro is not specified anywhere.  In practice the throttling … Continue reading

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Benchmarking Amazon t1.micro instances

Note:  The t1.micro instance type has been superseded by the t2 family, which are much better suited for general use.  I ran some tests on the t2 family as well. Amazon t1.micro instances are the most affordable EC2 instance types.  Their … Continue reading

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