This topic describes the compute optimized instance type families with FPGAs f1 and f3, and lists the specific instance types within each of these two instance type families.

f1, compute optimized type family with FPGA

Features

  • I/O-optimized
  • Supports SSD Cloud Disks and Ultra Disks
  • Intel ARRIA 10 GX 1150 FPGA
  • Equipped with a vCPU to memory ratio of 1:7.5
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel Xeon E5-2682 v4 (Broadwell) processors
  • Supports strong network performance through sufficient computing capacity
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • Deep learning and reasoning
    • Genomics research
    • Financial analysis
    • Picture transcoding
    • Computational workloads, such as real-time video processing and security

Instance types

Instance type  vCPU Memory (GiB)  Local disks (GiB)* FPGA Bandwidth (Gbit/s)**  Packet forwarding rate (Thousand pps)*** NIC queues**** ENIs*****
ecs.f1-c8f1.2xlarge 8 60.0 N/A Intel ARRIA 10 GX 1150 3.0 400 4 4
ecs.f1-c8f1.4xlarge 16 120.0 N/A 2 * Intel ARRIA 10 GX 1150 5.0 1,000 4 8
ecs.f1-c28f1.7xlarge 28 112.0 N/A Intel ARRIA 10 GX 1150 5.0 2,000 8 8
ecs.f1-c28f1.14xlarge 56 224.0 N/A 2 * Intel ARRIA 10 GX 1150 10.0 2,000 14 8

See other instance type families.

f3, compute optimized type family with FPGA

Features

  • I/O-optimized
  • Supports SSD Cloud Disks and Ultra Disks
  • Xilinx 16nm Virtex UltraScale + VU9P
  • Equipped with a vCPU to memory ratio of 1:4
  • Equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel Xeon Platinum 8163 (Skylake) processors
  • Supports strong network performance through sufficient computing capacity
  • Suitable for the following scenarios:
    • Deep learning and reasoning
    • Genomics research
    • Speeding up database access
    • Picture transcoding, such as converting JPEG to WebP
    • Real-time video processing, such as H.265 video compression

Instance types

Instance type vCPU Memory (GiB) Local disks (GiB)* FPGA Bandwidth (Gbit/s)** Packet forwarding rate (Thousand pps)*** NIC queues**** ENIs*****
ecs.f3-c4f1.xlarge 4 16.0 N/A 1 * Xilinx VU9P 1.5 300 2 3
ecs.f3-c8f1.2xlarge 8 32.0 N/A 1 * Xilinx VU9P 2.5 500 4 4
ecs.f3-c16f1.4xlarge 16 64.0 N/A 1 * Xilinx VU9P 5.0 1,000 4 8
ecs.f3-c16f1.8xlarge 32 128.0 N/A 2 * Xilinx VU9P 10.0 2,000 8 8
ecs.f3-c16f1.16xlarge 64 256.0 N/A 4 * Xilinx VU9P 20.0 2,500 16 8

See other instance type families.