Some independent software vendor (ISV) licensing is based on the number of virtual cores an instance provides. To assist you with virtual core licensing calculations for ISV software, the following tables shows the virtual cores provided by Amazon EC2 Instances and Amazon RDS DB Instances.

EC2 Instance Type Virtual Core Count
t1.micro 1
t2.micro 1
t2.small 1
t2.medium 2
t2.large 2

t2.xlarge

4

t2.2xlarge

8

m1.small 1
m1.medium 1
m1.large 2
m1.xlarge 4
m2.xlarge 2
m2.2xlarge 4
m2.4xlarge 8
m3.medium 1
m3.large 1
m3.xlarge 2
m3.2xlarge 4
m4.large 1
m4.xlarge 2
m4.2xlarge 4
m4.4xlarge 8
m4.10xlarge 20
m4.16xlarge 32
c1.medium 2
c1.xlarge 8
cc2.8xlarge 16
cg1.4xlarge 8
cr1.8xlarge 16
c3.large 1
c3.xlarge 2
c3.2xlarge 4
c3.4xlarge 8
c3.8xlarge 16
c4.large 1
c4.xlarge 2
c4.2xlarge 4
c4.4xlarge 8
c4.8xlarge 18
hi1.4xlarge 8
hs1.8xlarge 8
g3.4xlarge 8
g3.8xlarge 16
g3.16xlarge 32
g2.2xlarge 16
x1.16xlarge 32
x1.32xlarge 64

r4.large

1

r4.xlarge

2

r4.2xlarge

4

r4.4xlarge

8

r4.8xlarge

16

r4.16xlarge

32

r3.large 1
r3.xlarge 2
r3.2xlarge 4
r3.4xlarge 8
r3.8xlarge 16
p2.xlarge 2
p2.8xlarge 16
p2.16xlarge 32

i3.large

1

i3.xlarge

2

i3.2xlarge

4

i3.4xlarge

8

i3.8xlarge

16

i3.16xlarge

32

i2.xlarge 2
i2.2xlarge 4
i2.4xlarge 8
i2.8xlarge 16
d2.xlarge 2
d2.2xlarge 4
d2.4xlarge 8
d2.8xlarge 18
RDS DB Instance Type Virtual Core Count
db.t1.micro 1
db.t2.micro 1
db.t2.small 1
db.t2.medium 2
db.t2.large 2
db.m1.small 1
db.m1.medium 1
db.m1.large 2
db.m1.xlarge 4
db.m2.xlarge 2
db.m2.2xlarge 4
db.m2.4xlarge 8
db.m3.medium 1
db.m3.large 1
db.m3.xlarge 2
db.m3.2xlarge 4
db.m4.large 1
db.m4.xlarge 2
db.m4.2xlarge 4
db.m4.4xlarge 8
db.m4.10xlarge 20
db.cr1.8xlarge 16
db.r3.large 1
db.r3.xlarge 2
db.r3.2xlarge 4
db.r3.4xlarge 8
db.r3.8xlarge 16

Note: This page is informational only and is not intended to provide legal advice regarding the licensing of your software. Please consult your specific license agreements for information on how your software is licensed.