Intel and AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Intel have a 15-years-plus relationship dedicated to developing, building, and supporting cloud services. This collaboration helps manage cost and complexity, accelerates business outcomes, and enables scaling to meet current and future computing requirements.

Cloud Capabilities

Intel and AWS provide several jointly developed guides and resources that help customers navigate cloud capabilities, from enterprise applications to IoT, HPC, and AI.

Performance for Every Workload

Instance Types

AWS enabled by Intel offers a broad selection of instance types to help customers match their workloads to the best-fit combination of architecture and technologies.

General Purpose

Intel-based general purpose AWS instances offer balanced cloud infrastructure to suit a wide variety of workloads. These instances are ideal for applications that use compute, memory, and networking in equal proportions, such as web servers and code repositories.

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  • M4: Intel® Xeon® E5-2686 processors or Intel® Xeon® E5-2676 processors | Broadwell and Haswell
  • M5: Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8175M processors | Skylake
  • M5n, M5zn: Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors | Cascade Lake
  • T2 (burstable): Intel® Xeon® processors | Broadwell and Haswell
  • T3 (burstable): Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors | Skylake

Compute Optimized

Compute optimized AWS instances enabled by Intel focus on delivering high performance for compute-intensive workloads, like media transcoding, HPC, scientific modeling, and high-traffic servers, including gaming services.

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  • C4: Intel® Xeon® E5-2666 processors | Haswell
  • C5: Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors | Cascade Lake
  • C5n: Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8124M processors | Skylake

 

Accelerated Compute

These Intel-enabled AWS instances combine powerful CPUs with other add-in accelerators and GPUs to support workloads with intensive floating-point calculations, graphics processing, or data pattern matching.

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  • F1: Intel® Xeon® E5-2686 v4 processors | Broadwell
  • G3: Intel® Xeon® E5-2686 processors | Broadwell
  • G4: Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors | Cascade Lake
  • P2: Intel® Xeon® E5-2686 processors | Broadwell
  • P3: Intel® Xeon® E5-2686 v4 or P-8175M processors | Broadwell or Skylake

Memory Optimized

For workloads that process large data sets in memory, AWS memory optimized instances enabled by Intel prioritize memory capacity and input/output speed.

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High memory: Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8176M or Scalable processors | Skylake or Cascade Lake

  • R4: Intel® Xeon® E5-2686 processors | Broadwell
  • R5: Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8175 processors | Skylake
  • R5n, R5b: Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors | Cascade Lake
  • X1e/X1: Intel® Xeon® E7 8880 v3 processors | Haswell
  • Z1d: Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8151 processors | Skylake

Storage Optimized

Intel-enabled storage optimized instances focus on delivering high-capacity data storage with high sequential read/write speeds. This allows for low latency data transmission to other applications.

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  • D2: Intel® Xeon® E5-2676 processors | Haswell
  • D3, D3en: Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors | Cascade Lake
  • H1: Intel® Xeon® E5-2686 processors | Broadwell
  • i3: Intel® Xeon® E5-2686 v4 processors | Broadwell
  • i3en: Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors | Skylake