Posted On: Jun 21, 2018

Starting today, Amazon EC2 X1e instances are available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region.

Amazon EC2 X1e instances are a part of the Amazon EC2 Memory Optimized instance family, designed for running high-performance databases, in-memory workloads such as SAP HANA, and other memory intensive enterprise applications in the AWS Cloud. X1e instances are powered by four Intel® Xeon® E7 8880 v3 processors offering up to 128 vCPUs and 3,904 GiB of memory. The largest X1e instance size, x1e.32xlarge, is certified by SAP for running production environments of the next-generation Business Suite S/4HANA, Business Suite on HANA (SoH), Business Warehouse on HANA (BW), and Data Mart Solutions on HANA on the AWS Cloud.

With this expansion, Amazon EC2 X1e instances are currently available in the following AWS Regions: US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), AWS GovCloud (US), Europe (Ireland), Europe (Frankfurt), Asia Pacific (Tokyo) and Asia Pacific (Sydney) regions. For more information, visit the X1e instance page.