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How to create a Block Storage low latency volume

Reviewed on 23 November 2023Published on 23 November 2023

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • Owner status or IAM permissions allowing you to perform actions in the intended Organization

This procedure refers to low latency block volumes. To create legacy block volumes, refer the dedicated documentation.

  1. Click Block Storage in the Storage section of the Scaleway console side menu. The Block Storage page displays.
  2. Click +Create volume.
  3. Follow the steps in the creation wizard:
    • Choose an Availability Zone.

    • Configure the volume:

      • Enter a name for your volume or leave the automatically-generated name.
      • Select an IOPS.

      You cannot edit the IOPS after you create your volume.

      • Define a volume size.

      The volume size must be of at least 5GB.

    • Select an Instance from the drop-down to attach your volume. This step is optional.

    • Check the estimated cost.

  4. Click Create volume. The volumes overview page displays.

    The volume must be in the same Availability Zone as the Instance you want to connect it to.

See also
How to attach a volume
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