This topic describes the ga1 GPU-based compute-optimized instance family and the instance types that belong to the instance family.

GPU-based compute-optimized instance family, ga1

Features:
  • Optimized I/O performance
  • Supports SSDs and ultra disks
  • AMD S7150 GPUs
  • 1:2.5 CPU-to-memory ratio
  • 2.5 GHz Intel ® Xeon ® E5-2682 v4 (Broadwell) processors
  • High-performance local NVMe SSDs
  • Higher network performance along with more computing capacity
  • Scenarios:
    • Rendering and multimedia encoding and decoding
    • Machine learning, high-performance computing, and high-performance databases
    • Other server-end workloads that require powerful concurrent floating-point compute capabilities
The following table describes the instance types that belong to the ga1 instance family and specifications of these instance types.
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) GPU GPU memory (GB) 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.ga1.xlarge 4 10.0 1 × 87 0.25 × AMD S7150 2 1.0 200 No 1 3 10
ecs.ga1.2xlarge 8 20.0 1 × 175 0.5 × AMD S7150 4 1.5 300 No 1 4 10
ecs.ga1.4xlarge 16 40.0 1 × 350 1 × AMD S7150 8 3.0 500 No 2 8 20
ecs.ga1.8xlarge 32 80.0 1 × 700 2 × AMD S7150 2 × 8 6.0 800 No 3 8 20
ecs.ga1.14xlarge 56 160.0 1 × 1,400 4 × AMD S7150 4 × 8 10.0 1,200 No 4 8 20
Note