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Simplyblock for AWS - Performance Test

Updated: Jun 28


At we have recently conducted a performance test on our NVMe-oF storage solution on AWS. The results showcase remarkable performance capabilities, solidifying its position as a reliable choice for organizations and service providers with data-intensive workloads. In this article, we delve into the impressive test results and explore the benefits of Simplyblock's NVMe-oF storage solution.

Impressive Performance Metrics

The performance test revealed outstanding results, with Simplyblock's NVMe-oF storage solution reaching up to 200,000 IOPS on a single node with a single host. These Input/Output Operations Per Second ensure efficient processing of demanding workloads such as machine learning, analytics, genomics, and database operations. This performance level is achieved by harnessing the power of advanced NVMe-oF technology, leveraging the high-speed and low-latency capabilities of NVMe storage devices.

Linear Scalability and Flexibility

One notable feature of Simplyblock's solution is its linear scalability. By adding more nodes, organizations can further enhance their storage performance, catering to evolving business needs. This scalability empowers businesses to effortlessly handle growing workloads and ensure optimal performance without encountering bottlenecks.

Low Latency and Rapid Data Access

The performance test results also showcased an average access latency of approximately 10 microseconds, highlighting the solution's ability to deliver data rapidly. With such low latency, critical applications can process data with minimal delay, enabling organizations to extract insights and make real-time decisions more effectively.

Data Protection and Reliability

Simplyblock prioritizes data protection and reliability in their NVMe-oF storage solution. Built with redundant features such as RAID, the solution safeguards against hardware failures, ensuring that data remains intact and accessible even in the face of unforeseen events. This level of reliability provides peace of mind to organizations handling sensitive and critical data.


Simplyblock's NVMe-oF storage solution has proven its mettle in the performance test, showcasing exceptional performance, scalability, and reliability. With up to 200,000 IOPS, low latency, and linear scalability, organizations can confidently deploy data-intensive applications and workloads without compromising on performance. Moreover, the built-in data protection features offer an additional layer of security and reliability.

As businesses continue to grapple with ever-increasing data volumes and demanding workloads, Simplyblock's NVMe-oF storage solution emerges as a powerful and efficient solution, enabling organizations and service providers to unlock the full potential of their data-driven operations.

Simplyblock can serve as an alternative to Amazon EBS storage as it's fully compatible with AWS platform and can be natively deployed on EC2 instances. The technology can be deployed in any other cloud environment, including OpenStack, OpenNebula, Proxmox or VMware serving as an alternative to storage solutions such as Ceph or vSAN.


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