Posted On: Feb 5, 2018

Starting today, M5 instances are available in the AWS US East (Ohio), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia Pacific (Sydney) and Canada (Central) Regions, in addition to AWS US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), US West (N. California), Europe (London), Europe (Paris) and EU (Ireland) Regions.

M5 instances, the next generation of the Amazon EC2 General Purpose compute instances, were introduced in November 2017 to offer a balance of compute, memory, storage and networking resources for a broad range of customers' workloads.

M5 instances are available in 6 sizes, with 2, 4, 8, 16, 48, and 96 vCPUs and are purchasable as On-Demand, Reserved, Spot and as Dedicated Instances or Dedicated Hosts.

To get started, visit the AWS Management Console, AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), and AWS SDKs. To learn more, visit the Amazon EC2 M5 instance page