Posted On: Mar 25, 2024

AWS Compute Optimizer now supports 51 additional Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance types. The newly supported instance types include the latest generation general-purpose instances (M6id), compute optimized instances (C7i), memory optimized instances (R7i, X2idn, X2iedn), high-performance-computing (HPC) optimized instances (Hpc7a), and metal sized instances for C7gd, R7gd and M7gd. This expands the total EC2 instance types supported by AWS Compute Optimizer to 702. 

The newly supported EC2 instance types includes C7i and R7i instances with 4th Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, offering up to 15% better performance compared to previous generation of instances. With these added instance types, AWS Compute Optimizer helps you find additional cost and performance optimization opportunities across a wider range of EC2 instance types, delivering recommendations that provide high performance at the lowest cost.

You can use this feature in the following AWS Regions: US East (Ohio), US East (N. Virginia), US West (N. California), US West (Oregon), Africa (Cape Town), Asia Pacific (Hong Kong), Asia Pacific (Hyderabad), Asia Pacific (Jakarta), Asia Pacific (Melbourne), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia Pacific (Osaka), Asia Pacific (Seoul), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Sydney), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Canada (Central), Europe (Frankfurt), Europe (Ireland), Europe (London), Europe (Paris), Europe (Spain), Europe (Stockholm), Europe (Zurich), Israel (Tel Aviv), Middle East (Bahrain), Middle East (UAE) and South America (São Paulo). 

For more information about Compute Optimizer, visit our product page and documentation. You can start using AWS Compute Optimizer through the AWS Management Console, AWS Services CLI, or AWS SDK.