Instance Type Explorer

Why Instance Type Explorer?

Amazon EC2 provides a wide selection of over 750 instance types optimized to fit different use cases. With EC2 Instance Type Explorer, you can more easily navigate and discover the instances that are right for your workloads and business needs. Using filters, you can quickly narrow the search for the right instance family based on instance category, or by hardware configuration. For additional details on each instance family, visit EC2 Instance Types Details Page or respective product details page.

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Ideal for business critical applications, small and mid-sized databases, web tier applications, and more.

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Compute Optimized
Ideal for high performance computing, batch processing, video encoding, and more.

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Memory Optimized
Ideal for high performance databases, distributed web scale in-memory caches, real time big data analytics, and more.

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Accelerated Computing
Ideal for machine learning, graphic intensive applications, gaming, and more.

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Storage Optimized
Ideal for NoSQL databases, data warehousing, distributed file systems, and more.

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