November 29, 2012

Amazon Announces 2 New EC2 Instance Types: Cluster High Memory With 240GB RAM And High Storage With 48TB HDD Space

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At Amazon’s re: Invent developer conference in Las Vegas today, the company’s chief technology officer Werner Vogels just announced that the company is launching two new large instance types for its EC2 cloud computing service.

The first is meant for application that need to deal with large-scale, in-memory processing. This “Cluster High Memory” instance type will offer a massive 240 GB of RAM and two 120GB SSDs. The second, the “High Storage” instance is, as the name implies, focused on storage and will come with 117 GB of RAM and 24 hard drive for a total of 48 terabytes of  HDD space.

 

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