Posted On: Nov 25, 2019
Starting today you can now launch X1 and X1e instance types using Amazon RDS for SQL Server.
X1 and X1e instances are part of the Amazon EC2 memory-optimized instance family and are designed for running large-scale and in-memory applications in the AWS Cloud. X1 instances offer up to 1,952 GiB of memory while X1e instances offer up to 3,904 GiB of memory. Both X1 and X1e instances are powered by four Intel® Xeon® E7 8880 v3 processors and offer up to 128 vCPUs. X1 instances offer up to 1,952 GiB of memory and 128 vCPUs, making them ideal for running in-memory databases.
Amazon RDS for SQL Server makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale SQL Server database deployments in the cloud. To get started, please visit Amazon RDS User Guide.
To learn more about X1 and X1e instances please visit the Amazon RDS instance types page.