Posted On: Feb 23, 2023

Starting today, Amazon Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) C6in, M6in, M6idn, R6in, and R6idn instances are available in Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), and AWS GovCloud (US-West) regions. These instances are powered by 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with an all-core turbo frequency of up to 3.5 GHz. They are the first x86-based Amazon EC2 instances to offer up to 200 Gbps network bandwidth, and 2x higher packet performance over comparable fifth-generation instances. 

These instances are built on the AWS Nitro System, a collection of AWS designed hardware and software innovations that enables the delivery of efficient, flexible, and secure cloud services with isolated multi-tenancy, private networking, and fast local storage. You can take advantage of the higher network bandwidth to scale the performance of applications, such as network virtual appliances, Telco 5G User Plane Function (UPF), high performance computing (HPC), CPU-based AI/ML workloads, in-memory databases (SAP HANA), distributed web scale in-memory caches, caching fleets and real-time big data analytics.

These instances deliver up to 80 Gbps of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) bandwidth and up to 350K input/output operations per second (IOPS), the highest Amazon EBS performance across Amazon EC2, benefiting workloads such as relational and non-relational databases, high-performance file systems, enterprise applications, and media workflows. They are available in 9 different instance sizes with up to 128 vCPUs, and offer Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA) networking support on 32xlarge sizes. 

These instances are available in the following AWS Regions: US East (Ohio), US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), Europe (Ireland), Asia Pacific (Singapore, Tokyo), and AWS GovCloud (US-West). To learn more, see the Amazon EC2 C6in, M6in, M6idn, R6in, and R6idn instance pages. To get started, see the AWS Management Console, AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI), and AWS SDKs