Announcing Amazon EC2 High-Memory Instances

Posted on: Oct 27, 2009

We are excited to announce the availability of the new High-Memory instance family. This new instance family has two new instances specifically designed for memory-intensive, high throughput workloads such as databases, memory caching, and rendering. The instance specifications are:

  • Double Extra Large: 34.2 GB memory, 13 ECU (4 virtual cores with 3.25 ECU each), 850 GB storage, 64-bit platform
  • Quadruple Extra Large: 68.4 GB memory, 26 ECU (8 virtual cores with 3.25 ECU each), 1690 GB storage, 64-bit platform

Please visit our Amazon EC2 detail page for additional information on these High-Memory instances.