All accounts, by default, have a preconfigured set of thresholds (or limits) to manage capacity and prevent abuse of the system. Absolute limits are fixed.
The following table provides details about the absolute limits for the Cloud Block Storage API.
Table: Absolute limits
|Standard performance storage||Maximum amount of standard performance storage per region for applications that just need additional storage on their Cloud Server.||10 TB or 50 volumes|
|High performance storage||Maximum amount of High performance storage per region for databases and high performance applications leveraging solid state drives for speed and performance.||10 TB or 50 volumes|
|Number of snapshots||Maximum number of of snapshots allowed per volume.||5000 snapshots per volume|