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Graph showing Function Duration and Charges for 1M Invocations as Memory Increases

New for AWS Lambda – Functions with Up to 10 GB of Memory and 6 vCPUs

AWS Lambda runs your code on an highly available and scalable compute infrastructure so that you can focus on what you want to build. Do you want to get the advantages of Lambda for workloads that are memory or computationally intensive? Wait no more! Starting today, you can allocate up to 10 GB of memory […]

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New for AWS Lambda – 1ms Billing Granularity Adds Cost Savings

What I like about AWS Lambda is that it lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers, and you pay only for what you use. Since we launched Lambda in 2014, you have been charged for the number of times your code is triggered (requests) and for the time your code executes, rounded up […]

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Amazon Elastic Container Registry Public: A New Public Container Registry

In November, we announced that we intended to create a public container registry, and today at AWS re:Invent, we followed through on that promise and launched Amazon Elastic Container Registry Public (ECR Public). ECR Public allows you to store, manage, share, and deploy container images for anyone to discover and download globally. You have long […]

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Coming Soon – Amazon EC2 G4ad Instances Featuring AMD GPUs for Graphics Workloads

Update (December 9, 2020) – The G4ad instances described in this post are available today in the US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), and Europe (Ireland) regions. Customers with high performance graphic workloads, such as game streaming, animation, and video rendering for example, are always looking for higher performance with less cost. Today, I’m […]

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New EC2 M5zn Instances – Fastest Intel Xeon Scalable CPU in the Cloud

We launched the compute-intensive z1d instances in mid-2018 for customers who asked us for extremely high per-core performance and a high memory-to-core ratio to power their front-end Electronic Design Automation (EDA), actuarial, and CPU-bound relational database workloads. In order to address a complementary set of use cases, customers have asked us for an EC2 instance […]

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Coming Soon – EC2 C6gn Instances – 100 Gbps Networking with AWS Graviton2 Processors

Update: Amazon EC2 C6gn instances are generally available since December 18, 2020. Based on the amazing feedback from customers such as Snap, NextRoll, Intuit, SmugMug, and Honeycomb who are running their workloads on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances powered by AWS Graviton2, today we are announcing an addition to our broad Arm-based Graviton2 […]

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New – Amazon EC2 R5b Instances Provide 3x Higher EBS Performance

In July 2018, we announced memory-optimized R5 instances for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). R5 instances are designed for memory-intensive applications such as high-performance databases, distributed web scale in-memory caches, in-memory databases, real time big data analytics, and other enterprise applications. R5 instances offer two different block storage options. R5d instances offer up […]

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