Elastic Block Storage (EBS) - Supports Online Resizing a Disk to Up to 32 TB
Sep 20 2019Elastic Block Storage (EBS)
Target customer: all Alibaba Cloud Elastic Compute Service (ECS) users. Features released: Core features: EBS features are significantly optimized and improved. 1. EBS now supports online resizing of ESSDs. Each ESSD can be online resized to up to 32 TB. 2. The maximum size to which a standard SSD, ultra disk, or basic disk can be resized is increased from 6 TB to 32 TB. Customer issues: 1. ESSDs are the most popular type of cloud disks on the cloud. More and more users use ESSDs and may experience the issue that disk space is insufficient. To solve this issue, users want to resize their disk space without stopping their ECS instances. 2. Previously, standard SSDs, ultra disks, and basic disks could be online resized to up to 6 TB. This number cannot meet the storage requirements of some major customers. Feature benefits: These features simplify the use of EBS and improve EBS productivity.