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Cloud Volumes ONTAP is available in AWS and Azure in two pricing options: pay-as-you-go and Bring Your Own License (BYOL). For pay-as-you-go, you can choose from three configurations: Explore, Standard, or Premium.

Cloud Volumes ONTAP for AWS

In AWS, you can deploy Cloud Volumes ONTAP as a single node system or as an HA pair.

Explore Standard Premium BYOL

EC2 instance types

  • m4.xlarge

  • m5.xlarge

  • m4.2xlarge

  • m5.2xlarge

  • r4.xlarge

  • r5.xlarge

  • c4.4xlarge

  • c4.8xlarge

  • c5d.4xlarge*

  • c5d.9xlarge*

  • m4.4xlarge

  • m5.4xlarge

  • r4.2xlarge

  • r5.2xlarge

  • r5d.2xlarge*

  • c4.4xlarge

  • c4.8xlarge

  • c5d.4xlarge*

  • c5d.9xlarge*

  • m4.xlarge

  • m4.2xlarge

  • m4.4xlarge

  • m5.xlarge

  • m5.2xlarge

  • m5.4xlarge

  • r4.xlarge

  • r4.2xlarge

  • r5.xlarge

  • r5.2xlarge

  • r5d.2xlarge*

Underlying storage

General Purpose SSDs, Provisioned IOPS SSDs, Throughput Optimized HDDs, or Cold HDDs, up to 16 TB per disk

Capacity limit

2 TB

10 TB

368 TB

Term

Hourly

6 or 12 months

Notes:

  1. The instance types denoted with a * include local NVMe storage, which Cloud Volumes ONTAP uses as Flash Cache. Flash Cache speeds access to data through real-time intelligent caching of recently read user data and NetApp metadata. It is effective for random read-intensive workloads, including databases, email, and file services. Compression must be disabled on all volumes to take advantage of the Flash Cache performance improvements. Learn more.

  2. For some configurations, disk limits prevent you from reaching the 368 TB capacity limit by using disks alone. In those cases, you can reach the 368 TB capacity limit by tiering inactive data to object storage. For information about disk limits, refer to storage limits.

  3. If you enable data tiering, a system’s capacity limit stays the same. The capacity limit includes both disks and object storage.

  4. Data tiering is supported with Cloud Volumes ONTAP Standard, Premium, and BYOL.

  5. When you choose an EC2 instance type, you can specify whether it is a shared instance or a dedicated instance.

  6. Cold HDDs are not supported with HA pairs.

  7. Enhanced write performance is enabled when using EBS SSDs with Cloud Volumes ONTAP Standard, Premium, and BYOL.

  8. For AWS region support, see Cloud Volumes Global Regions.

Cloud Volumes ONTAP for Azure

In Azure, you can deploy Cloud Volumes ONTAP as a single node system or as an HA pair.

Single node systems

You can choose from the following configurations when deploying Cloud Volumes ONTAP as a single-node system in Azure:

Explore Standard Premium BYOL

Virtual machine types

DS3_v2

  • DS4_v2

  • DS13_v2

  • DS5_v2

  • DS14_v2

  • DS3_v2

  • DS4_v2

  • DS5_v2

  • DS13_v2

  • DS14_v2

Underlying storage

Standard HDD Managed Disks or Premium SSD Managed Disks, up to 4 TB per disk

Capacity limit

2 TB

10 TB

368 TB

Term

Hourly

12 months

Notes:

  1. Disk limits prevent you from reaching the 368 TB capacity limit by using disks alone. In those cases, you can reach the 368 TB capacity limit by tiering inactive data to object storage. For information about disk limits, refer to storage limits.

  2. If you enable data tiering, a system’s capacity limit stays the same. The capacity limit includes both disks and object storage.

  3. Data tiering is not supported with the DS3_v2 virtual machine type.

  4. Enhanced write performance is enabled when using Azure Premium Storage disks, but not when using the DS3_v2 virtual machine type.

  5. For Azure region support, see Cloud Volumes Global Regions.

HA pairs

You can choose from the following configurations when deploying Cloud Volumes ONTAP as an HA pair in Azure:

Explore Standard Premium BYOL

Virtual machine types

Not supported

  • DS4_v2

  • DS13_v2

  • DS5_v2

  • DS14_v2

  • DS4_v2

  • DS5_v2

  • DS13_v2

  • DS14_v2

Underlying storage

Not supported

Premium page blobs, up to 8 TB per disk

Capacity limit

Not supported

10 TB

368 TB

Term

Not supported

Hourly

12 months

Notes:

  1. Data tiering is not supported with HA pairs.

  2. For Azure region support, see Cloud Volumes Global Regions.