Posted On: Mar 16, 2016

You can now launch larger, more cost-efficient R3 nodes when using Amazon ElastiCache in AWS China (Beijing) and AWS South America (Sao Paulo). R3 nodes are optimized for memory-intensive applications and have the lowest cost per GiB of RAM among all Amazon ElastiCache node types. For a full list of ElastiCache node types supported in each AWS region, please see this.

To create new R3 instances with just a few clicks, please use the AWS Management Console. For more information on pricing, please visit the Amazon ElastiCache pricing page.