Amazon EC2

Secure and resizable compute capacity for virtually any workload

750 hours per month

for 12 months with the AWS Free Tier 

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) offers the broadest and deepest compute platform, with over 400 instances and choice of processor, storage, networking, operating system, and purchase model. We are the only major cloud provider that supports Intel, AMD, and Arm processors, the only cloud with on-demand EC2 Mac instances, and the only cloud with 400 Gbps Ethernet networking. We have the most powerful GPU instances for machine learning (ML) training and graphics workloads, as well as the lowest cost per inference instances in the cloud. More SAP, high performance computing (HPC), ML, and Windows workloads run on AWS than any other cloud.

Use cases

Run cloud-native and enterprise applications

Amazon EC2 delivers secure, reliable, high-performance, and cost-effective compute infrastructure to meet demanding business needs.

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Scale for HPC applications

Access the on-demand infrastructure and capacity you need to run high performance computing (HPC) applications faster and cost-effectively.


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Develop for Apple platforms

Build, test, and sign on-demand macOS workloads. Access environments in minutes, dynamically scale capacity as needed, and benefit from AWS’s pay-as-you-go pricing.

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Train and deploy ML applications

Amazon EC2 delivers the broadest choice of compute, networking (up to 400 Gbps networking), and storage services purpose-built to optimize price performance for ML projects.

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How to get started

Check out Amazon EC2 features


Learn more about instance security, storage, networking, autoscaling, and more.

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Dive deep into Amazon EC2 tools

Learn tips and techniques to get the most out of your Amazon EC2 experience.

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Connect with an expert


From development to enterprise-level programs, get the right support at the right time.

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