You can now create GP3 Persistent Volumes through the
gp3-encrypted Storage Classes. This is in addition to the previously available GP2 (
gp2-encrypted) and EFS (
gp3* Storage Classes are provided by the AWS EBS CSI driver, which will replace the Kubernetes in-tree AWS driver for storage. This new driver provides more features, including volume snapshotting and volume resizing.
Please note that the existing
gp2-encrypted (our default) Storage Classes still use the in-tree driver. Migration of these volumes to the CSI driver is planned for EKS 1.23.
The driver is already rolled out to all clusters.