AWS announces General Availability of new Provisioned IOPS Volume (io2) for Amazon EBS
New Elastic Block Store (EBS) Provisioned IOPS volume, io2, features higher durability of 99.999%, and supports provisioning 500 IOPS for every provisioned GB. This means that with io2, customers get 100x better volume durability and a 10x higher IOPS to storage ratio – all at the same price as io1. io2 is ideal for performance intensive, business critical applications such as SAP HANA, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and IBM DB2 that will benefit from higher uptime.
Source:: Amazon AWS