Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Amazon Web Services Adds High Memory Instances

Amazon Web Services has begun offering High Memory Cluster Eight Extra Large (cr1.8xlarge) instances for Amazon EC2.

Amazon said its new EC2 instance type is ideal for applications that benefit from a high level of memory capacity, computational power and network bandwidth.

High Memory Cluster instances provide customers with 2 Intel Xeon E5-2670 8-core processors, 244 GiB of RAM, 240 GB of SSD-based instance storage, and high bandwidth networking with support for cluster placement group.