This topic describes the features of compute optimized instance families with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and lists the instance types of each family.

f3, compute optimized instance family with FPGAs

Features:
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports standard SSDs and ultra disks.
  • Uses Xilinx 16nm Virtex UltraScale+ VU9P FPGAs.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8163 (Skylake) processors.
  • Provides a fast and reliable network based on large computing capacity.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • Deep learning and inference
    • Genomics research
    • Database acceleration
    • Image transcoding such as conversion of JPEG images to WebP images
    • Real-time video processing such as H.265 video compression
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) FPGAs Bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI
ecs.f3-c4f1.xlarge 4 16.0 None 1 × Xilinx VU9P 1.5 300 No 2 3 10
ecs.f3-c8f1.2xlarge 8 32.0 None 1 × Xilinx VU9P 2.5 500 No 4 4 10
ecs.f3-c16f1.4xlarge 16 64.0 None 1 × Xilinx VU9P 5.0 1,000 No 4 8 20
ecs.f3-c16f1.8xlarge 32 128.0 None 2 × Xilinx VU9P 10.0 2,000 No 8 8 20
ecs.f3-c16f1.16xlarge 64 256.0 None 4 × Xilinx VU9P 20.0 2,500 No 16 8 20
ecs.f3-c22f1.22xlarge 88 336.0 None 4 × Xilinx VU9P 30.0 4,500 No 16 8 20
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f1, compute optimized instance family with FPGAs

Features:
  • I/O optimized.
  • Supports standard SSDs and ultra disks.
  • Uses Intel® Arria® 10 GX 1150 FPGAs.
  • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:7.5.
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® E5-2682 v4 (Broadwell) processors.
  • Provides a fast and reliable network based on large computing capacity.
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • Deep learning and inference
    • Genomics research
    • Financial analysis
    • Image transcoding
    • Computational workloads such as real-time video processing and security management
Instance types
Instance type vCPUs Memory (GiB) Local storage (GiB) FPGAs Bandwidth (Gbit/s) Packet forwarding rate (Kpps) IPv6 support NIC queues ENIs (including one primary ENI) Private IP addresses per ENI
ecs.f1-c8f1.2xlarge 8 60.0 None Intel Arria 10 GX 1150 3.0 400 Yes 4 4 10
ecs.f1-c8f1.4xlarge 16 120.0 None 2 × Intel Arria 10 GX 1150 5.0 1,000 Yes 4 8 20
ecs.f1-c28f1.7xlarge 28 112.0 None Intel Arria 10 GX 1150 5.0 2,000 Yes 8 8 20
ecs.f1-c28f1.14xlarge 56 224.0 None 2 × Intel Arria 10 GX 1150 10.0 2,000 Yes 14 8 20
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