Posted On: Aug 8, 2018

Starting today, M5d instances are available in the AWS US West (N. California) and Europe (Frankfurt) Regions. M5d instances were first introduced in June 2018 and delivers M5 instances equipped with local NVMe-based SSD block level storage physically connected to the host server. M5d instances are ideal for workloads that require a balance of compute and memory resources along with high-speed, low latency local block storage including data logging and media processing.

With these regional launches M5d instances are now available in the AWS US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (N. California), US West (Oregon), Canada (Central), Europe (Frankfurt), and Europe (Ireland) Regions. These instances are available in 6 sizes, with 2, 4, 8, 16, 48, and 96 vCPUs and provide up to 3600 GB of NVMe based SSD instance storage. Amazon EC2 M5d instances are purchasable as On-Demand, Reserved or Spot Instances.

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.