Posted On: Feb 23, 2010

We are pleased to announce today the availability of Extra Large High Memory instances, for use with all operating systems. The new instance type is specifically designed for memory-intensive workloads such as databases, memory caching, and rendering. You can also leverage this new instance type as a lower cost option if you are already using Standard Extra Large instances. The High Memory Extra Large instance type is defined as:
  • Extra Large: 17.1 GB memory, 6.5 ECU (2 virtual cores with 3.25 ECU each), 420 GB storage, 64-bit platform
Please visit the Amazon EC2 detail page for more information on the Extra Large High Memory instance type.