Posted On: Nov 15, 2022

Starting today, Amazon EC2 High Memory instances with 3TiB (u-3tb1.56xlarge) of memory are now available in US East (Ohio). Instances with 6TiB of memory (u-6tb1.56xlarge, u-6tb1.112xlarge) are now available in Europe (Milan), instances with 18TiB of memory (u-18tb1.112xlarge) are now available in Europe (Ireland), and instances with 24TiB of memory (u-24tb1.112xlarge) are now available in US East (N. Virginia) and AWS GovCloud (US-West). This launch also includes support for On Demand, Savings Plan, Reserved Instance, and 1-year Dedicated Host Reservation purchase options for instances with 18TiB and 24TiB of memory which were previously only available with 3-year Dedicated Host Reservations.

Amazon EC2 High Memory instances are certified by SAP for running Business Suite on HANA, SAP S/4HANA, Data Mart Solutions on HANA, Business Warehouse on HANA, and SAP BW/4HANA in production environments. For details, see the Certified and Supported SAP HANA Hardware Directory.

For information on how to get started with your SAP HANA migration to EC2 High Memory instances, view the Migrating SAP HANA on AWS to an EC2 High Memory Instance documentation. To hear from Steven Jones, GM for SAP on AWS on what this launch means for our SAP customers, you can read his launch blog.