Posted On: Sep 5, 2018

Starting today, C5d instances are available in the AWS Asia Pacific (Sydney) and Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Regions. C5d instances were first introduced in May 2018 and delivers C5 instances equipped with local NVMe-based SSD block level storage physically connected to the host server. C5d instances provide high-performance block storage for applications that need access to high-speed, low latency local storage like video encoding, image manipulation and other forms of media processing. It will also benefit applications that need temporary storage of data, such as batch and log processing and applications that need caches and scratch files.

With these regional launches C5d instances are now available in the AWS US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (N. California), US West (Oregon), Asia Pacific (Seoul), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Sydney), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Canada (Central), Europe (Frankfurt), Europe (Ireland), and Europe (London) Regions. These instances are available in 6 sizes, with 2, 4, 8, 16, 36, and 72 vCPUs and provide up to 1800 GB of NVMe based SSD instance storage. Amazon EC2 C5d 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 C5 instance page.