Amazon EC2 M7i-flex, M7i, C7i, and R7i instances are now available in additional regions

Posted on: May 23, 2024

Starting today, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) M7i-flex, M7i, C7i are available in the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region. In addition, Amazon EC2 M7i-flex, M7i and R7i instances are available in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region. These instances are powered by powered by custom 4th Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors (code-named Sapphire Rapids)custom processors, available only on AWS, and offer up to 15% better performance over comparable x86-based Intel processors utilized by other cloud providers.

M7i-flex instances are the easiest way for you to get price-performance benefits for a majority of general-purpose workloads, and deliver up to 19% better price-performance compared to M6i. M7i-flex instances offer the most common sizes, from large to 8xlarge, and are a great first choice for applications that don't fully utilize all compute resources such as web and application servers, virtual-desktops, batch-processing, and microservices.

M7i, C7i and R7i deliver up to 15% better price-performance compared to prior generation M6i, C6i and R6i instances. They offer larger instance sizes up to 48xlarge, can attach up to 128 EBS volumes and two bare metal sizes (metal-24xl, metal-48xl). These bare-metal sizes support built-in Intel accelerators: Data Streaming Accelerator, In-Memory Analytics Accelerator, and QuickAssist Technology that are used to facilitate efficient offload and acceleration of data operations and optimize performance for workloads.

In addition, all four instance types support the new Intel Advanced Matrix Extensions (AMX) that accelerate matrix multiplication operations for applications such as CPU-based ML.

To learn more, visit Amazon EC2 M7i-flex, M7i, C7i, R7i instance pages.