This topic describes the features of memory optimized instance families and lists the instance types of each family.

r6a, memory optimized instance family

r6a is in invitational preview. To use r6a, submit a ticket.

Features
  • Provides predictable and consistent high performance and reduces virtualization overheads with the use of the X-Dragon architecture.
  • Compute:
    • Equipped with 2.6 GHz AMD EPYC TM ROME processors with a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 GHz for consistent computing performance.
    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:8.
    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.
      Note By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled on ECS instances. For more information, see Customize CPU options.
  • Storage:
    • I/O optimized.
    • Supports enhanced SSDs (ESSDs), standard SSDs, and ultra disks.
    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.
      Note For more information about the storage I/O performance of the new generation of enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.
  • Network:
    • Provides an ultra high packet forwarding rate.
    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • Video encoding and decoding
    • Scenarios where large volumes of packets are received and transmitted
    • In-memory databases
    • Hadoop clusters, Spark clusters, and other memory intensive enterprise applications
    • Test and development, such as DevOps
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Base bandwidth (Gbit/s) Burstable bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support ENIs (including one primary ENI) Disk IOPS (K) Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)
ecs.r6a.large 2 16.0 None 1.0 10.0 900 Yes 2 12.5 1.0
ecs.r6a.xlarge 4 32.0 None 1.5 10.0 1,000 Yes 3 20 1.5
ecs.r6a.2xlarge 8 64.0 None 2.5 10.0 1,600 Yes 4 30 2.0
ecs.r6a.4xlarge 16 128.0 None 5.0 10.0 2,000 Yes 8 60 3.0
ecs.r6a.8xlarge 32 256.0 None 8.0 10.0 3,000 Yes 7 75 4,0
ecs.r6a.16xlarge 64 512.0 None 16.0 None 6,000 Yes 8 150 8.0
ecs.r6a.32xlarge 128 1024.0 None 32.0 None 12,000 Yes 15 300 16.0
ecs.r6a.64xlarge 256 2048.0 None 64.0 None 24,000 Yes 15 600 32.0
Note

r6e, memory optimized instance family with enhanced performance

Features
  • Provides predictable and consistent high performance and reduces virtualization overheads with the use of the third-generation X-Dragon architecture. In addition, improves storage performance, network performance, and computing stability by an order of magnitude through fast path acceleration of X-Dragon chips.
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports ESSDs.
  • Provides high network and storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.
    Note For more information about the storage I/O performance of the new generation of enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.
  • Provides an ultra high packet forwarding rate.
    Note The maximum network performance varies depending on instance families. For more concurrent connections, we recommend that you use g5ne. For more information, see the "g5ne, general purpose instance family with enhanced network performance" section in Instance families.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:8.
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® Platinum 8269 processors with a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 GHz for consistent computing performance.
  • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.
    Note By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled on ECS instances. For more information, see Customize CPU options.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • Scenarios where large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding
    • High-performance databases and in-memory databases
    • Data analysis, data mining, and distributed memory caching
    • Hadoop clusters, Spark clusters, and other memory intensive enterprise applications
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support Connections (K) NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI Disk IOPS (K) Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)
ecs.r6e.large 2 16.0 None A burstable bandwidth of up to 10.0 900 Yes Up to 250 2 3 6 20 1.0
ecs.r6e.xlarge 4 32.0 None A burstable bandwidth of up to 10.0 1,000 Yes Up to 250 4 4 15 40 1.5
ecs.r6e.2xlarge 8 64.0 None A burstable bandwidth of up to 10.0 1,600 Yes Up to 250 8 4 15 50 2.0
ecs.r6e.4xlarge 16 128.0 None A burstable bandwidth of up to 10.0 3,000 Yes 300 8 8 30 80 3.0
ecs.r6e.8xlarge 32 256.0 None 10.0 6,000 Yes 600 16 8 30 150 5.0
ecs.r6e.13xlarge 52 384.0 None 16.0 9,000 Yes 900 32 7 30 240 8.0
ecs.r6e.26xlarge 104 768.0 None 32.0 24,000 Yes 1,800 32 15 30 480 16.0
Note
  • You can go to the ECS Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.
  • For more information about these specifications, see Description of instance specifications.
  • The results for network capabilities are the maximum values obtained from single item tests. For example, when network bandwidth is tested, no stress tests are performed on the packet forwarding rate or other metrics of the network.

r6, memory optimized instance family

Features
  • Provides predictable and consistent high performance and reduces virtualization overheads with the use of the X-Dragon architecture.
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports ESSDs, standard SSDs, and ultra disks.
    Note The maximum performance of disks varies with instance families. A single r6 instance can deliver up to 200,000 IOPS. For higher storage I/O performance, we recommend that you use g5se. For more information, see the "g5se, storage optimized instance family with enhanced performance" section in Instance families.
  • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.
    Note For more information about the storage I/O performance of the new generation of enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.
  • Provides an ultra-high packet forwarding rate.
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® Platinum 8269CY (Cascade Lake) processors with a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 GHz for consistent computing performance.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:8.
  • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.
    Note By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled on ECS instances. For more information, see Customize CPU options.
  • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.
  • Supports changes to g6 or c6 instance families.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • Scenarios where large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding
    • High-performance databases and in-memory databases
    • Data analysis, data mining, and distributed memory caching
    • Hadoop clusters, Spark clusters, and other memory intensive enterprise applications
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Base bandwidth (Gbit/s) Burstable bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support Connections (K) NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI Disk IOPS (K) Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)
ecs.r6.large 2 16.0 None 1.0 3.0 300 Yes Up to 250 2 2 6 10 1
ecs.r6.xlarge 4 32.0 None 1.5 5.0 500 Yes Up to 250 4 3 10 20 1.5
ecs.r6.2xlarge 8 64.0 None 2.5 8.0 800 Yes Up to 250 8 4 10 25 2
ecs.r6.3xlarge 12 96.0 None 4.0 10.0 900 Yes Up to 250 8 6 10 30 2.5
ecs.r6.4xlarge 16 128.0 None 5.0 10.0 1,000 Yes 300 8 8 20 40 3
ecs.r6.6xlarge 24 192.0 None 7.5 10.0 1,500 Yes 450 12 8 20 50 4
ecs.r6.8xlarge 32 256.0 None 10.0 None 2,000 Yes 600 16 8 20 60 5
ecs.r6.13xlarge 52 384.0 None 12.5 None 3,000 Yes 900 32 7 20 100 8
ecs.r6.26xlarge 104 768.0 None 25.0 None 6,000 Yes 1,800 32 15 20 200 16
Note

re6, high memory instance family

Features
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports ESSDs, standard SSDs, and ultra disks.
  • Optimized for high-performance databases, in-memory databases, and other memory intensive enterprise applications.
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® Platinum 8269CY (Cascade Lake) processors with a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 GHz for consistent computing performance.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:15 and up to 3 TiB memory.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • High-performance databases and in-memory databases such as SAP HANA
    • Memory intensive applications
    • Big data processing engines such as Apache Spark and Presto
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI Disk IOPS (K) Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)
ecs.re6.13xlarge 52 768.0 None 10.0 1,800 Yes 16 7 20 50 4
ecs.re6.26xlarge 104 1536.0 None 16.0 3,000 Yes 32 7 20 100 8
ecs.re6.52xlarge 208 3072.0 None 32.0 6,000 Yes 32 15 20 200 16
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r5, memory optimized instance family

Features
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports ESSDs, standard SSDs, and ultra disks.
    Note The maximum performance of disks varies with instance families. A single r5 instance can deliver up to 200,000 IOPS. For higher storage I/O performance, we recommend that you use g5se. For more information, see the "g5se, storage optimized instance family with enhanced performance" section in Instance families.
  • Provides an ultra-high packet forwarding rate.
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® Platinum 8163 (Skylake) or Intel ® Xeon ® Paltinum 8269CY (Cascade Lake) processors for consistent computing performance.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:8.
  • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • Scenarios where large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding
    • High-performance databases and in-memory databases
    • Data analysis, data mining, and distributed memory caching
    • Hadoop clusters, Spark clusters, and other memory intensive enterprise applications
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI
ecs.r5.large 2 16.0 None 1.0 300 Yes 2 2 6
ecs.r5.xlarge 4 32.0 None 1.5 500 Yes 2 3 10
ecs.r5.2xlarge 8 64.0 None 2.5 800 Yes 2 4 10
ecs.r5.3xlarge 12 96.0 None 4.0 900 Yes 4 6 10
ecs.r5.4xlarge 16 128.0 None 5.0 1,000 Yes 4 8 20
ecs.r5.6xlarge 24 192.0 None 7.5 1,500 Yes 6 8 20
ecs.r5.8xlarge 32 256.0 None 10.0 2,000 Yes 8 8 20
ecs.r5.16xlarge 64 512.0 None 20.0 4,000 Yes 16 8 20
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re4, high memory instance family

Features
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports standard SSDs and ultra disks.
  • Optimized for high-performance databases, in-memory databases, and other memory intensive enterprise applications.
  • Equipped with 2.2 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® E7 8880 v4(Broadwell) processors with a maximum turbo frequency of 2.4 GHz for consistent computing performance.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:12 and up to 1,920 GiB memory.
  • The ecs.re4.20xlarge and ecs.re4.40xlarge instance types are SAP HANA-certified.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • High-performance databases and in-memory databases such as SAP HANA
    • Memory intensive applications
    • Big data processing engines such as Apache Spark and Presto
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI
ecs.re4.20xlarge 80 960.0 None 15.0 2,000 Yes 16 8 20
ecs.re4.40xlarge 160 1920.0 None 30.0 4,500 Yes 16 8 20
Note

re4e, high memory instance family

Features
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports standard SSDs and ultra disks.
  • Optimized for high-performance databases, in-memory databases, and other memory intensive enterprise applications.
  • Equipped with 2.2 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® E7 8880 v4(Broadwell) processors with a maximum turbo frequency of 2.4 GHz for consistent computing performance.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:24 and up to 3,840 GiB memory.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • High-performance databases and in-memory databases such as SAP HANA
    • Memory intensive applications
    • Big data processing engines such as Apache Spark and Presto
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI
ecs.re4e.40xlarge 160 3840.0 None 30.0 4,500 Yes 16 15 20
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se1ne, memory optimized instance family with enhanced network performance

Features
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports standard SSDs and ultra disks.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:8.
  • Provides an ultra-high packet forwarding rate.
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® E5-2682 v4 (Broadwell) or Intel ® Xeon ® Platinum 8163 (Skylake) processors for consistent computing performance.
  • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • Scenarios where large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding
    • High-performance databases and in-memory databases
    • Data analysis, data mining, and distributed memory caching
    • Hadoop clusters, Spark clusters, and other memory intensive enterprise applications
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI
ecs.se1ne.large 2 16.0 None 1.0 300 Yes 2 2 6
ecs.se1ne.xlarge 4 32.0 None 1.5 500 Yes 2 3 10
ecs.se1ne.2xlarge 8 64.0 None 2.0 1,000 Yes 4 4 10
ecs.se1ne.3xlarge 12 96.0 None 2.5 1,300 Yes 4 6 10
ecs.se1ne.4xlarge 16 128.0 None 3.0 1,600 Yes 4 8 20
ecs.se1ne.6xlarge 24 192.0 None 4.5 2,000 Yes 6 8 20
ecs.se1ne.8xlarge 32 256.0 None 6.0 2,500 Yes 8 8 20
ecs.se1ne.14xlarge 56 480.0 None 10.0 4,500 Yes 14 8 20
Note

se1, memory optimized instance family

Features
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports standard SSDs and ultra disks.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:8.
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® E5-2682 v4 (Broadwell) processors for consistent computing performance.
  • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • High-performance databases and in-memory databases
    • Data analysis, data mining, and distributed memory caching
    • Hadoop clusters, Spark clusters, and other memory intensive enterprise applications
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) Bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI
ecs.se1.large 2 16.0 None 0.5 100 No 1 2 6
ecs.se1.xlarge 4 32.0 None 0.8 200 No 1 3 10
ecs.se1.2xlarge 8 64.0 None 1.5 400 No 1 4 10
ecs.se1.4xlarge 16 128.0 None 3.0 500 No 2 8 20
ecs.se1.8xlarge 32 256.0 None 6.0 800 No 3 8 20
ecs.se1.14xlarge 56 480.0 None 10.0 1,200 No 4 8 20
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