This topic describes the last generation xn4, n4, mn4, and e4 instance families, and the instance types that belong to these instance families.

Last generation instance families

Features of xn4, n4, mn4, and e4:
  • 2.5 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® E5-2682 v4 (Broadwell) processors
  • DDR4 memory
  • Flexible CPU-to-memory ratio
Instance family Feature vCPU-to-memory ratio Scenarios
xn4 Compact type 1:1
  • Frontend Web applications
  • Lightweight applications and microservices
  • Applications for development or testing environments
n4 Compute type 1:2
  • Websites and Web applications
  • Development environments, servers, code repositories, microservices, and testing and staging environments
  • Lightweight enterprise applications
mn4 Balanced type 1:4
  • Websites and Web applications
  • Lightweight databases and caches
  • Integrated applications and lightweight enterprise services
e4 Memory type 1:8
  • Applications that require large volumes of memory
  • Lightweight databases and caches
The following table describes the instance types that belong to the xn4 instance family and specifications of these instance types.
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s, inbound or outbound) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps, inbound or outbound) Supports IPv6 NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses for a single ENI
ecs.xn4.small 1 1.0 None 0.5 50 No 1 1 2
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The following table describes the instance types that belong to the n4 instance family and specifications of these instance types.
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s, inbound or outbound) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps, inbound or outbound) Supports IPv6 NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses for a single ENI
ecs.n4.small 1 2.0 None 0.5 50 No 1 1 2
ecs.n4.large 2 4.0 None 0.5 100 No 1 1 2
ecs.n4.xlarge 4 8.0 None 0.8 150 No 1 2 6
ecs.n4.2xlarge 8 16.0 None 1.2 300 No 1 2 6
ecs.n4.4xlarge 16 32.0 None 2.5 400 No 1 2 6
ecs.n4.8xlarge 32 64.0 None 5.0 500 No 1 2 6
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The following table describes the instance types that belong to the mn4 instance family and specifications of these instance types.
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s, inbound or outbound) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps, inbound or outbound) Supports IPv6 NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses for a single ENI
ecs.mn4.small 1 4.0 None 0.5 50 No 1 1 2
ecs.mn4.large 2 8.0 None 0.5 100 No 1 1 2
ecs.mn4.xlarge 4 16.0 None 0.8 150 No 1 2 6
ecs.mn4.2xlarge 8 32.0 None 1.2 300 No 1 2 6
ecs.mn4.4xlarge 16 64.0 None 2.5 400 No 1 2 6
ecs.mn4.8xlarge 32 128.0 None 5 500 No 2 8 6
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The following table describes the instance types that belong to the e4 instance family and specifications of these instance types.
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s, inbound or outbound) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps, inbound or outbound) Supports IPv6 NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses for a single ENI
ecs.e4.small 1 8.0 None 0.5 50 No 1 1 2
ecs.e4.large 2 16.0 None 0.5 100 No 1 1 2
ecs.e4.xlarge 4 32.0 None 0.8 150 No 1 2 6
ecs.e4.2xlarge 8 64.0 None 1.2 300 No 1 3 6
ecs.e4.4xlarge 16 128.0 None 2.5 400 No 1 8 6
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