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Elastic Compute Service:General-purpose instance types

Last Updated:May 22, 2024

This topic describes the features of general-purpose instance families of Elastic Compute Service (ECS) and lists the instance types of each instance family.

g8a, general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family uses the new Cloud Infrastructure Processing Unit (CIPU) architecture to provide stable computing power, a more robust I/O engine, and chip-level security hardening.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.7 GHz AMD EPYCTM Genoa processors that deliver a turbo frequency of up to 3.7 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

      Note

      By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled for ECS instances. For more information, see Specify and view CPU options.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

      Important
      • ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks are attached based on the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol and support the multi-attach feature to meet the requirements of core enterprise business. For more information, see NVMe disks and Enable multi-attach.

      • ESSD AutoPL disks for which the multi-attach feature is enabled do not support the performance burst feature. For more information about the multi-attach feature, see NVMe disks.

    • Provides disk burstable IOPS and burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

      Note

      For information about the storage I/O performance of the next-generation enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv4 and IPv6.

    • Supports elastic RDMA interfaces (ERIs).

      Note

      You can enable and accelerate inter-instance remote direct memory access (RDMA) based communications in virtual private clouds (VPCs). For information about how to use ERIs, see Configure eRDMA on an enterprise-level instance.

    • Supports the Jumbo Frames feature.

      Note

      Jumbo frames are Ethernet frames that have more than 1,500 bytes of payload, which is the limit specified by the IEEE 802.3 standard. Jumbo frames increase the payload size per packet and the percentage of the packet that is not packet overhead to provide high throughput and high network performance. For information about how to enable the Jumbo Frames feature, see the Jumbo frames section in the "MTUs" topic.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides network burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Security:

    • Supports the virtual Trusted Platform Module (vTPM) feature and implements trusted boot based on Trusted Cryptography Module (TCM) or TPM chips to provide ultra-high security capabilities. During a trusted boot, all modules in the boot chain from the physical server to the ECS instance are measured and verified.

    • Supports the AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) feature to provide runtime protection for data and applications.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • General-purpose enterprise-level applications such as Java

    • In-memory databases and relational databases

    • Big data applications such as Kafka and ElasticSearch

    • Web applications

    • AI training and inference

    • Audio and video transcoding applications

  • Compatibility with operating systems

    For more information, see Compatibility between AMD instance types and operating systems.

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

Disk baseline/burst IOPS

Disk baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g8a.large

2

8

1.5/burstable up to 12.5

900,000

Up to 250,000

2

3

6

6

20,000/burstable up to 110,000

1.5/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8a.xlarge

4

16

2.5/burstable up to 12.5

1,000,000

Up to 250,000

4

4

6

6

30,000/burstable up to 110,000

2/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8a.2xlarge

8

32

4/burstable up to 12.5

1,600,000

Up to 250,000

8

4

15

15

45,000/burstable up to 110,000

2.5/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8a.4xlarge

16

64

7/burstable up to 12.5

2,000,000

300,000

16

8

30

30

60,000/burstable up to 110,000

3.5/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8a.8xlarge

32

128

10/burstable up to 25

3,000,000

600,000

32

8

30

30

80,000/burstable up to 110,000

5/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8a.12xlarge

48

192

16/25

4,500,000

750,000

48

8

30

30

120,000/none

8/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8a.16xlarge

64

256

20/25

6,000,000

1,000,000

64

8

30

30

160,000/none

10/none

ecs.g8a.24xlarge

96

384

32/none

9,000,000

1,500,000

64

15

30

30

240,000/none

16/none

ecs.g8a.32xlarge

128

512

40/none

12,000,000

2,000,000

64

15

30

30

320,000/none

20/none

ecs.g8a.48xlarge

192

768

64/none

18,000,000

3,000,000

64

15

30

30

500,000/none

32/none

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

  • You can change between instance types within the g8a instance family.

  • For ecs.g8a.large and ecs.g8a.xlarge instances, you must enable the Jumbo Frames feature before the instances can burst their network bandwidths to 12.5 Gbit/s. For more information, see the Jumbo frames section in the "MTUs" topic.

g8i, general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family uses the new CIPU architecture to provide stable computing power, a more robust I/O engine, and chip-level security hardening.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses Intel® Xeon® Emerald Rapids or Intel® Xeon® Sapphire Rapids processors that deliver a clock speed of at least 2.7 GHz and an all-core turbo frequency of 3.2 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

      Note

      When you purchase an instance of this instance family, the system randomly allocates one type of the preceding processors to the instance. You cannot select a processor type for the instance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

      Note

      By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled for ECS instances. For more information, see Specify and view CPU options.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

      Important
      • ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks are attached based on the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol and support the multi-attach feature to meet the requirements of core enterprise business. For more information, see NVMe disks and Enable multi-attach.

      • ESSD AutoPL disks for which the multi-attach feature is enabled do not support the performance burst feature. For more information about the multi-attach feature, see NVMe disks.

    • Provides disk burstable IOPS and burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

      Note

      For information about the storage I/O performance of the next-generation enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv4 and IPv6.

    • Supports elastic RDMA interfaces (ERIs).

      Note

      You can enable and accelerate inter-instance remote direct memory access (RDMA) based communications in virtual private clouds (VPCs). For information about how to use ERIs, see Configure eRDMA on an enterprise-level instance.

    • Supports the Jumbo Frames feature.

      Note

      Jumbo frames are Ethernet frames that have more than 1,500 bytes of payload, which is the limit specified by the IEEE 802.3 standard. Jumbo frames increase the payload size per packet and the percentage of the packet that is not packet overhead to provide high throughput and high network performance. For information about how to enable the Jumbo Frames feature, see the Jumbo frames section in the "MTUs" topic.

    • Provides network burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Security:

    • Supports the vTPM feature and implements trusted boot based on TCM or TPM chips to provide ultra-high security capabilities. During a trusted boot, all modules in the boot chain from the underlying server to the ECS instance are measured and verified.

    • Supports Intel Total Memory Encryption (TME) to encrypt memory.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Scenarios in which large volumes of packets are received and transmitted

    • Game servers

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Applications that involve searches and promotions

    • Websites and application servers

    • Data analytics and computing

    • Scenarios that require secure and trusted computing

  • Compatibility with operating systems

    For more information, see Compatibility between Intel instance types and operating systems.

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

Disk baseline/burst IOPS

Disk baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g8i.large

2

8

2.5/burstable up to 15

1,000,000

Up to 300,000

2

3

6

6

25,000/burstable up to 200,000

2/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8i.xlarge

4

16

4/burstable up to 15

1,200,000

Up to 300,000

4

4

15

15

50,000/burstable up to 200,000

2.5/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8i.2xlarge

8

32

6/burstable up to 15

1,600,000

Up to 300,000

8

4

15

15

60,000/burstable up to 200,000

4/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8i.3xlarge

12

48

10/burstable up to 15

2,400,000

Up to 300,000

12

8

15

15

80,000/burstable up to 200,000

5/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8i.4xlarge

16

64

12/burstable up to 25

3,000,000

350,000

16

8

30

30

100,000/burstable up to 200,000

6/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8i.6xlarge

24

96

15/burstable up to 25

4,500,000

500,000

24

8

30

30

120,000/burstable up to 200,000

7.5/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8i.8xlarge

32

128

20/burstable up to 25

6,000,000

800,000

32

8

30

30

200,000/none

10/none

ecs.g8i.12xlarge

48

192

25/none

9,000,000

1,000,000

48

8

30

30

300,000/none

12/none

ecs.g8i.16xlarge

64

256

32/none

12,000,000

1,600,000

64

8

30

30

360,000/none

20/none

ecs.g8i.24xlarge

96

384

50/none

18,000,000

2,000,000

64

15

30

30

500,000/none

24/none

ecs.g8i.48xlarge

192

1024

100/none

30,000,000

4,000,000

64

15

50

50

1,000,000/none

48/none

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

  • You can change between instance types within the g8i instance family.

  • To use the ecs.g8i.48xlarge instance type, submit a ticket.

g8ae, performance-enhanced general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family uses the new CIPU architecture to provide stable computing power, a more robust I/O engine, and chip-level security hardening.

  • This instance family allows Enterprise SSDs (ESSDs) to be attached based on the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol and supports the multi-attach feature to meet the requirements of core enterprise business. For more information, see NVMe disks and Enable multi-attach.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 3.4 GHz AMD EPYCTM Genoa processors that deliver a single-core turbo frequency of up to 3.75 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

      Note

      By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled for ECS instances. For more information, see Specify and view CPU options.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

      Important
      • ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks are attached based on the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol and support the multi-attach feature to meet the requirements of core enterprise business. For more information, see NVMe disks and Enable multi-attach.

      • ESSD AutoPL disks for which the multi-attach feature is enabled do not support the performance burst feature. For more information about the multi-attach feature, see NVMe disks.

    • Provides disk burstable IOPS and burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

      Note

      For information about the storage I/O performance of the next-generation enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv4 and IPv6.

    • Supports elastic RDMA interfaces (ERIs).

      Note

      You can enable and accelerate inter-instance remote direct memory access (RDMA) based communications in virtual private clouds (VPCs). For information about how to use ERIs, see Configure eRDMA on an enterprise-level instance.

    • Supports the Jumbo Frames feature.

      Note

      Jumbo frames are Ethernet frames that have more than 1,500 bytes of payload, which is the limit specified by the IEEE 802.3 standard. Jumbo frames increase the payload size per packet and the percentage of the packet that is not packet overhead to provide high throughput and high network performance. For information about how to enable the Jumbo Frames feature, see the Jumbo frames section in the "MTUs" topic.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides network burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Security:

    • Supports the virtual Trusted Platform Module (vTPM) feature and implements trusted boot based on Trusted Cryptography Module (TCM) or TPM chips to provide ultra-high security capabilities. During a trusted boot, all modules in the boot chain from the physical server to the ECS instance are measured and verified.

    • Supports the AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) feature to provide runtime protection for data and applications.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • AI scenarios, such as deep learning and training, and AI inference

    • High-performance scientific computing scenarios such as high-performance computing (HPC)

    • Large and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Servers of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games

    • Other general-purpose enterprise-level applications that have high performance requirements

  • Compatibility with operating systems

    For more information, see Compatibility between AMD instance types and operating systems.

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Support for vTPM

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

Disk baseline/burst IOPS

Disk baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g8ae.large

2

8

3/burstable up to 15

1,000,000

Yes

Up to 300,000

2

3

6

6

30,000/burstable up to 200,000

2/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8ae.xlarge

4

16

4/burstable up to 15

1,200,000

Yes

Up to 300,000

4

4

15

15

50,000/burstable up to 200,000

2.5/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8ae.2xlarge

8

32

6/burstable up to 15

1,600,000

Yes

Up to 300,000

8

4

15

15

60,000/burstable up to 200,000

3/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8ae.4xlarge

16

64

12/burstable up to 25

3,000,000

Yes

500,000

16

8

30

30

100,000/burstable up to 200,000

6/burstable up to 10

ecs.g8ae.8xlarge

32

128

20/burstable up to 25

6,000,000

Yes

1,000,000

32

8

30

30

200,000/none

10/none

ecs.g8ae.16xlarge

64

256

32/none

9,000,000

Yes

1,500,000

64

8

30

30

250,000/none

16/none

ecs.g8ae.32xlarge

128

512

64/none

18,000,000

Yes

3,000,000

64

15

30

30

500,000/none

32/none

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

  • You can change between instance types within the g8ae instance family.

  • For ecs.g8ae.large and ecs.g8ae.xlarge instances, you must enable the Jumbo Frames feature before the instances can burst their network bandwidths to 15 Gbit/s. For more information, see the Jumbo frames section in the "MTUs" topic.

g8y, general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family uses in-house Arm-based YiTian 710 processors and the fourth-generation SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance. This instance family utilizes fast path acceleration on chips to improve storage performance, network performance, and computing stability by an order of magnitude.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.75 GHz YiTian 710 processors to provide consistent computing performance.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

      Important
      • ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks are attached based on the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol and support the multi-attach feature to meet the requirements of core enterprise business. For more information, see NVMe disks and Enable multi-attach.

      • ESSD AutoPL disks for which the multi-attach feature is enabled do not support the performance burst feature. For more information about the multi-attach feature, see NVMe disks.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

    • Allows ESSDs to be attached based on the NVMe protocol and supports the multi-attach feature to meet the requirements of core enterprise business. For more information, see NVMe disks and Enable multi-attach.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides network burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

    • Supports elastic RDMA (eRDMA) and only one ERI per instance. For information about how to use ERIs, see Configure eRDMA on an enterprise-level instance.

    • Supports the Jumbo Frames feature.

      Note

      Jumbo frames are Ethernet frames that have more than 1,500 bytes of payload, which is the limit specified by the IEEE 802.3 standard. Jumbo frames increase the payload size per packet and the percentage of the packet that is not packet overhead to provide high throughput and high network performance. For information about how to enable the Jumbo Frames feature, see the Jumbo frames section in the "MTUs" topic.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Containers and microservices

    • Websites and application servers

    • Video encoding and decoding

    • High-performance computing

    • CPU-based machine learning

  • YiTian ECS Booster:

    After you select Booster, the applications that you selected are automatically deployed on your YiTian instances and are individually performance-tuned by KeenTune.

    KeenTune is a full-stack operating system tuning software powered by a knowledge base that collects knowledge and experience from experts across multiple fields at Alibaba Cloud. KeenTune provides full-stack performance tuning for YiTian instances in terms of CPUs, memory, I/O, and networks based on the instance characteristics and helps tune applications to optimize the runtime for your business.

    Full-stack performance tuning for Booster maximizes the performance benefits of YiTian instances and improves performance by about 20% on the average in typical scenarios such as the use of MySQL, NGINX, Redis, and PostgreSQL to help you reduce costs and increase efficiency.

    If you do not want to use the feature after you purchase an instance, you can run the /tmp/keentune_remove.sh command on the instance to uninstall KeenTune and relevant applications. For more information about KeenTune, see KeenTune.

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

Maximum data disks

Disk baseline/burst IOPS

Disk baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g8y.small

1

4

1/10

500,000

Up to 250,000

1

2

3

3

5

10,000/burstable up to 110,000

1/burstable up to 6

ecs.g8y.large

2

8

2/10

900,000

Up to 250,000

2

3

6

6

8

20,000/burstable up to 110,000

1.5/burstable up to 6

ecs.g8y.xlarge

4

16

3/10

1,000,000

Up to 250,000

4

4

15

15

8

40,000/burstable up to 110,000

2/burstable up to 6

ecs.g8y.2xlarge

8

32

5/10

1,600,000

Up to 250,000

8

4

15

15

16

50,000/burstable up to 110,000

3/burstable up to 6

ecs.g8y.4xlarge

16

64

10/16

3,000,000

400,000

25

8

30

30

16

80,000/burstable up to 110,000

5/burstable up to 6

ecs.g8y.8xlarge

32

128

16/none

5,000,000

750,000

32

8

30

30

16

125,000

8

ecs.g8y.16xlarge

64

256

32/none

10,000,000

1,500,000

32

8

30

30

32

250,000

16

ecs.g8y.32xlarge

128

512

64/none

20,000,000

3,000,000

32

15

30

30

32

500,000

32

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

  • You can change between instance types within the g8y instance family.

  • To use the ecs.g8y.32xlarge instance type, submit a ticket.

g7se, storage-enhanced general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family uses the third-generation SHENLONG architecture and Intel Ice Lake processors to improve storage I/O performance.

  • This instance family delivers a sequential read/write throughput of up to 64 Gbit/s and IOPS of up to 1,000,000 per instance.

  • This instance family allows ESSDs to be attached based on the NVMe protocol and supports the multi-attach feature to meet the requirements of core enterprise business. For information about ESSDs over NVMe, see NVMe disks. For information about how to enable multi-attach, see Enable multi-attach.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses the third-generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable (Ice Lake) processors that deliver a base frequency of 2.9 GHz and an all-core turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

      Note

      By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled for ECS instances. For more information, see Specify and view CPU options.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

      Important
      • ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks are attached based on the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol and support the multi-attach feature to meet the requirements of core enterprise business. For more information, see NVMe disks and Enable multi-attach.

      • ESSD AutoPL disks for which the multi-attach feature is enabled do not support the performance burst feature. For more information about the multi-attach feature, see NVMe disks.

    • Allows up to 64 data disks to be attached to a single instance. You can attach up to 16 data disks to an instance when you create the instance. If the instance requires more data disks, attach more data disks after the instance is created. For more information, see Attach a data disk.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

      Note

      For more information about the storage I/O performance of the next-generation enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • I/O-intensive scenarios such as large and medium-sized online transaction processing (OLTP) core databases

    • Large and medium-sized NoSQL databases

    • Search and real-time log analytics

    • Traditional large enterprise-level commercial software such as SAP

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

Maximum data disks

Disk baseline/burst IOPS

Disk baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g7se.large

2

8

1.2/burstable up to 3

450,000

Up to 250,000

2

3

6

6

16

30,000/burstable up to 150,000

3/10

ecs.g7se.xlarge

4

16

2/burstable up to 5

500,000

Up to 250,000

4

4

15

15

16

60,000/burstable up to 150,000

4/10

ecs.g7se.2xlarge

8

32

3/burstable up to 8

800,000

Up to 250,000

8

4

15

15

16

100,000/burstable up to 150,000

6/10

ecs.g7se.3xlarge

12

48

4.5/burstable up to 10

1,200,000

Up to 250,000

8

8

15

15

16

120,000/burstable up to 150,000

8/10

ecs.g7se.4xlarge

16

64

6/burstable up to 10

1,500,000

300,000

8

8

30

30

24

150,000/none

10/none

ecs.g7se.6xlarge

24

96

8/burstable up to 10

2,250,000

450,000

12

8

30

30

24

200,000/none

12/none

ecs.g7se.8xlarge

32

128

10/none

3,000,000

600,000

16

8

30

30

30

300,000/none

16/none

ecs.g7se.16xlarge

64

256

16/none

6,000,000

1,200,000

32

8

30

30

56

500,000/none

32/none

ecs.g7se.32xlarge

128

512

32/none

12,000,000

2,400,000

32

15

30

30

64

1,000,000/none

64/none

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

g7a, general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family uses the third-generation SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance. This instance family utilizes fast path acceleration on chips to improve storage performance, network performance, and computing stability by an order of magnitude.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.55 GHz AMD EPYCTM MILAN processors that deliver a single-core turbo frequency of up to 3.5 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

      Note

      By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled for ECS instances. For more information, see Specify and view CPU options.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

    • Provides disk burstable IOPS and burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

      Note

      For more information about the storage I/O performance of the next-generation enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides network burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Video encoding and decoding

    • Scenarios in which large volumes of packets are received and transmitted

    • Websites and application servers

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Game servers

    • Scenarios in which applications such as DevOps applications are developed and tested

    • Other general-purpose enterprise-level applications

  • Compatibility with operating systems

    For more information, see Compatibility between AMD instance types and operating systems.

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

Disk baseline/burst IOPS

Disk baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g7a.large

2

8

1/burstable up to 10

900,000

Up to 250,000

2

3

6

6

12,500/burstable up to 110,000

1/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7a.xlarge

4

16

1.5/burstable up to 10

1,000,000

Up to 250,000

4

4

15

15

20,000/burstable up to 110,000

1.5/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7a.2xlarge

8

32

2.5/burstable up to 10

1,600,000

Up to 250,000

8

4

15

15

30,000/burstable up to 110,000

2/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7a.4xlarge

16

64

5/burstable up to 10

2,000,000

300,000

8

8

30

30

60,000/burstable up to 110,000

3.7/burstable up to 10.5

ecs.g7a.8xlarge

32

128

8/burstable up to 10

3,000,000

600,000

16

7

30

30

75,000/burstable up to 110,000

4.1/burstable up to 11

ecs.g7a.16xlarge

64

256

16/none

6,000,000

1,000,000

32

7

30

30

150,000/none

8.2/none

ecs.g7a-nps1.16xlarge

64

256

16/none

6,000,000

1,000,000

32

7

30

30

150,000/none

8.2/none

ecs.g7a.32xlarge

128

512

32/none

12,000,000

2,000,000

32

15

30

30

300,000/none

16.4/none

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

  • The operating system kernels of Ubuntu 16 and Debian 9 do not support AMD EPYCTM MILAN processors. Do not use Ubuntu 16 or Debian 9 images to create instances of this instance family. Instances of this instance family created from Ubuntu 16 or Debian 9 images cannot start.

g7, general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family uses the third-generation SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance. This instance family utilizes fast path acceleration on chips to improve storage performance, network performance, and computing stability by an order of magnitude.

  • This instance family supports the vTPM feature and implements trusted boot based on TCM or TPM chips to provide ultra-high security capabilities. During a trusted boot, all modules in the boot chain from the underlying server to the ECS instance are measured and verified.

  • This instance family supports the Enclave feature and provides a virtualization-based confidential computing environment. For more information, see Build a confidential computing environment by using Enclave.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses the third-generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable (Ice Lake) processors that deliver a base frequency of 2.7 GHz and an all-core turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

    • Provides burstable storage I/O performance for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides burstable network performance for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Scenarios in which large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding

    • Game servers

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

    • Websites and application servers

    • Data analytics and computing

    • Scenarios that require secure and trusted computing

    • Blockchain scenarios

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Support for vTPM

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

Maximum data disks

Disk baseline/burst IOPS

Disk baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g7.large

2

8

2/burstable up to 12.5

900,000

Yes

Up to 500,000

2

3

6

6

8

20,000/burstable up to 160,000

1.5/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7.xlarge

4

16

3/burstable up to 12.5

1,000,000

Yes

Up to 500,000

4

4

15

15

8

40,000/burstable up to 160,000

2/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7.2xlarge

8

32

5/burstable up to 15

1,600,000

Yes

Up to 500,000

8

4

15

15

16

50,000/burstable up to 160,000

3/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7.3xlarge

12

48

8/burstable up to 15

2,400,000

Yes

Up to 500,000

8

8

15

15

16

70,000/burstable up to 160,000

4/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7.4xlarge

16

64

10/burstable up to 25

3,000,000

Yes

500,000

8

8

30

30

16

80,000/burstable up to 160,000

5/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7.6xlarge

24

96

12/burstable up to 25

4,500,000

Yes

550,000

12

8

30

30

16

110,000/burstable up to 160,000

6/none

ecs.g7.8xlarge

32

128

16/burstable up to 32

6,000,000

Yes

600,000

16

8

30

30

24

160,000/none

8/none

ecs.g7.16xlarge

64

256

32/none

12,000,000

Yes

1,200,000

32

8

30

30

32

360,000/none

16/none

ecs.g7.32xlarge

128

512

64/none

24,000,000

Yes

2,400,000

32

15

30

30

32

600,000/none

32/none

Note
  • We recommend that you connect to Windows instances by using Workbench. If you use Virtual Network Computing (VNC) to log on to a Windows instance, two cursors may appear. For information about how to fix this issue, see the "Why do two cursors appear after I log on to a Windows instance by using a VNC management terminal?" section in Instance FAQ.

  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

g7t, security-enhanced general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family supports up to 256 GiB of encrypted memory and confidential computing based on Intel® Software Guard Extensions (SGX) to protect the confidentiality and integrity of essential code and data from malware attacks.

  • This instance family supports Virtual SGX (vSGX) and allows you to select instance types based on your business requirements.

    Important

    If you use keys (such as SGX sealing keys) that are bound to hardware to encrypt the data of an instance within an Intel SGX enclave, the encrypted data cannot be decrypted after the host of the instance is changed. We recommend that you perform data redundancy and backup at the application layer to ensure application reliability.

  • This instance family implements trusted boot based on TCM or TPM chips. During a trusted boot, all modules in the boot chain from the underlying server to the guest operating system are measured and verified.

  • This instance family offloads a large number of virtualization features to dedicated hardware with the use of third-generation SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance and reduce virtualization overheads.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1: 4. About 50% of memory is encrypted.

    • Uses the third-generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable (Ice Lake) processors that deliver a base frequency of 2.7 GHz and an all-core turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Scenarios that involve sensitive information such as personal identity information, healthcare information, financial information, and intellectual property data

    • Scenarios in which confidential data is shared among multiple parties

    • Blockchain scenarios

    • Confidential machine learning

    • Scenarios that require high security and enhanced trust, such as services for financial organizations, public service sectors, and enterprises

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Encrypted memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Support for vTPM

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

Disk baseline/burst IOPS

Disk baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g7t.large

2

8

4

2/burstable up to 10

900,000

Yes

Up to 250,000

2

3

6

6

20,000/burstable up to 110,000

1.5/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7t.xlarge

4

16

8

3/burstable up to 10

1,000,000

Yes

Up to 250,000

4

4

15

15

40,000/burstable up to 110,000

2/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7t.2xlarge

8

32

16

5/burstable up to 10

1,600,000

Yes

Up to 250,000

8

4

15

15

50,000/burstable up to 110,000

3/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7t.3xlarge

12

48

24

8/burstable up to 10

2,400,000

Yes

Up to 250,000

8

8

15

15

70,000/burstable up to 110,000

4/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7t.4xlarge

16

64

32

10/burstable up to 25

3,000,000

Yes

300,000

8

8

30

30

80,000/burstable up to 110,000

5/burstable up to 6

ecs.g7t.6xlarge

24

96

48

12/burstable up to 25

4,500,000

Yes

450,000

12

8

30

30

110,000/none

6/none

ecs.g7t.8xlarge

32

128

64

16/burstable up to 25

6,000,000

Yes

600,000

16

8

30

30

150,000/none

8/none

ecs.g7t.16xlarge

64

256

128

32/none

12,000,000

Yes

1,200,000

32

8

30

30

300,000/none

16/none

ecs.g7t.32xlarge

128

512

256

64/none

24,000,000

Yes

2,400,000

32

15

30

30

600,000/none

32/none

Note
  • Intel Ice Lake supports only remote attestation based on Intel Software Guard Extensions Data Center Attestation Primitives (Intel SGX DCAP), and does not support remote attestation based on Intel Enhanced Privacy ID (EPID). You may need to adapt applications before you use the remote attestation feature. For more information about remote attestation, see Strengthen Enclave Trust with Attestation.

  • Intel SGX depends on host hardware. This instance family does not support hot migration.

  • Operations such as changing instance types and enabling the economical mode may cause the host of an instance to change. For instances of this instance family, the host change may cause failures to decrypt data. Proceed with caution.

  • By default, failover is disabled. You can enable it. For more information, see Modify instance maintenance attributes. Failover causes the host of an instance to change. For instances of this instance family, the host change may cause failures to decrypt data. Proceed with caution.

  • When you create a security-enhanced instance, you must select a dedicated image to use the security features. For more information, see Create a trusted instance.

  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

  • To use the ecs.g7t.32xlarge instance type, submit a ticket.

g7ne, network-enhanced general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family significantly improves the network throughput and packet forwarding rate per instance. A single instance can deliver a packet forwarding rate of up to 24,000,000 pps.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8369HB (Cooper Lake) or Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8369HC (Cooper Lake) processors that deliver a turbo frequency of 3.8 GHz and a clock speed of at least 3.3 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Network-intensive scenarios such as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) or Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN), mobile Internet, on-screen video comments, and telecom data forwarding

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

    • Big data analytics and machine learning

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

Disk IOPS

Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g7ne.large

2

8

1.5/10

900,000

450,000

2

3

10

10

10,000

0.75

ecs.g7ne.xlarge

4

16

3/10

1,000,000

900,000

4

4

15

15

20,000

1

ecs.g7ne.2xlarge

8

32

6/15

1,500,000

1,750,000

8

6

15

15

25,000

1.2

ecs.g7ne.4xlarge

16

64

12/25

3,000,000

3,500,000

16

8

30

30

40,000

2

ecs.g7ne.8xlarge

32

128

25/none

6,000,000

6,000,000

16

8

30

30

75,000

5

ecs.g7ne.12xlarge

48

192

40/none

12,000,000

8,000,000

32

8

30

30

100,000

8

ecs.g7ne.24xlarge

96

384

80/none

24,000,000

16,000,000

32

15

50

50

240,000

16

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

g7nex, network-enhanced general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family uses the fourth-generation SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance. This instance family utilizes fast path acceleration on chips to improve storage performance, network performance, and computing stability by an order of magnitude.

  • This instance family significantly improves the network throughput and packet forwarding rate per instance. A single instance can deliver a packet forwarding rate of up to 30,000,000 pps.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses the third-generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable (Ice Lake) processors that deliver a base frequency of 2.7 GHz and an all-core turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

    • Provides burstable storage I/O performance for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Network-intensive scenarios such as NFV or SD-WAN, mobile Internet, on-screen video comments, and telecom data forwarding

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IPv4 addresses per ENI

IPv6 addresses per ENI

EBS queues

Disk baseline/burst IOPS

Disk baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g7nex.large

2

8

3/burstable up to 20

450,000

2

3

10

10

1

10,000/burstable up to 50,000

1.5/burstable up to 8

ecs.g7nex.xlarge

4

16

5/burstable up to 24

900,000

4

4

15

15

1

20,000/burstable up to 50,000

2/burstable up to 8

ecs.g7nex.2xlarge

8

32

10/burstable up to 32

1,750,000

8

6

15

15

2

25,000/burstable up to 50,000

3/burstable up to 8

ecs.g7nex.4xlarge

16

64

20/burstable up to 40

3,000,000

16

8

30

30

2

40,000/burstable up to 50,000

5/burstable up to 8

ecs.g7nex.8xlarge

32

128

40/none

6,000,000

32

8

30

30

4

75,000/none

8/none

ecs.g7nex.16xlarge

64

256

80/none

8,000,000

32

15

50

50

4

150,000/none

16/none

ecs.g7nex.32xlarge

128

512

160/none

16,000,000

32

15

50

50

4

300,000/none

32/none

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

  • Each ecs.g7nex.32xlarge instance must have at least two elastic network interfaces (ENIs) that are assigned different network card indexes before the instance can burst its network bandwidth to 160 Gbit/s. If all ENIs on the instance are assigned the same network card index, the instance can burst its network bandwidth only to 100 Gbit/s. For more information, see AttachNetworkInterface.

g6r, general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family uses the third-generation SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance. This instance family utilizes fast path acceleration on chips to improve storage performance, network performance, and computing stability by an order of magnitude.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.8 GHz Ampere® Altra® processors to provide consistent computing performance.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs, ESSD AutoPL disks, standard SSDs, and ultra disks.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides network burstable bandwidth capabilities for low-specification instances.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Containers and microservices

    • Scenarios in which applications such as DevOps applications are developed and tested

    • Websites and application servers

    • Game servers

    • CPU-based machine learning and inference

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IP addresses per ENI

Disk IOPS

Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g6r.large

2

8

1/10

900,000

Up to 250,000

2

3

6

12,500

1

ecs.g6r.xlarge

4

16

1.5/10

1,000,000

Up to 250,000

4

4

15

20,000

1.5

ecs.g6r.2xlarge

8

32

2.5/10

1,600,000

Up to 250,000

8

4

15

30,000

2

ecs.g6r.4xlarge

16

64

5/10

2,000,000

300,000

8

8

30

60,000

3

ecs.g6r.8xlarge

32

128

8/10

3,000,000

600,000

16

7

30

75,000

4

ecs.g6r.16xlarge

64

256

16/none

6,000,000

900,000

32

7

30

150,000

8

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

g6a, general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family offloads a large number of virtualization features to dedicated hardware with the use of SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance and reduce virtualization overheads.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.6 GHz AMD EPYCTM ROME processors that deliver a turbo frequency of 3.3 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

      Note

      By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled for ECS instances. For more information, see Specify and view CPU options.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs, ESSD AutoPL disks, 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 next-generation enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Video encoding and decoding

    • Scenarios in which large volumes of packets are received and transmitted

    • Websites and application servers

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Game servers

    • Scenarios in which applications such as DevOps applications are developed and tested

    • Other general-purpose enterprise-level applications

  • Compatibility with operating systems

    For more information, see Compatibility between AMD instance types and operating systems.

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IP addresses per ENI

Disk IOPS

Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g6a.large

2

8

1/10

900,000

Up to 250,000

2

2

6

12,500

1

ecs.g6a.xlarge

4

16

1.5/10

1,000,000

Up to 250,000

4

3

15

20,000

1.5

ecs.g6a.2xlarge

8

32

2.5/10

1,600,000

Up to 250,000

8

4

15

30,000

2

ecs.g6a.4xlarge

16

64

5/10

2,000,000

300,000

8

8

30

60,000

3

ecs.g6a.8xlarge

32

128

8/10

3,000,000

600,000

16

7

30

75,000

4

ecs.g6a.16xlarge

64

256

16/none

6,000,000

1,000,000

32

8

30

150,000

8

ecs.g6a.32xlarge

128

512

32/none

12,000,000

2,000,000

32

15

30

300,000

16

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

g6t, security-enhanced general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family implements trusted boot based on TCM or TPM chips. During a trusted boot, all modules in the boot chain from the underlying server to the guest operating system are measured and verified.

  • This instance family supports the vTPM feature and delivers a full set of trusted capabilities at the IaaS layer based on integrity monitoring.

  • This instance family offloads a large number of virtualization features to dedicated hardware with the use of third-generation SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance and reduce virtualization overheads. This instance family utilizes fast path acceleration on chips to improve storage performance, network performance, and computing stability by an order of magnitude.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8269CY (Cascade Lake) processors that deliver a turbo frequency of 3.2 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

      Note

      By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled for ECS instances. For more information, see Specify and view CPU options.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

      Note

      For more information about the storage I/O performance of the next-generation enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Scenarios that require high security and enhanced trust, such as services for financial organizations, public service sectors, and enterprises

    • Scenarios in which large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

    • Websites and application servers

    • Game servers

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Data analytics and computing

    • Computing clusters and memory-intensive data processing

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Support for vTPM

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IP addresses per ENI

Disk IOPS

Disk baseline bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g6t.large

2

8

1.2/burstable up to 10

900,000

Yes

Up to 250,000

2

3

6

20,000

1

ecs.g6t.xlarge

4

16

2/burstable up to 10

1,000,000

Yes

Up to 250,000

4

4

15

40,000

1.5

ecs.g6t.2xlarge

8

32

3/burstable up to 10

1,600,000

Yes

Up to 250,000

8

4

15

50,000

2

ecs.g6t.4xlarge

16

64

6/burstable up to 10

3,000,000

Yes

300,000

8

8

30

80,000

3

ecs.g6t.8xlarge

32

128

10/none

6,000,000

Yes

600,000

16

8

30

150,000

5

ecs.g6t.13xlarge

52

192

16/none

9,000,000

Yes

900,000

32

7

30

240,000

8

ecs.g6t.26xlarge

104

384

32/none

24,000,000

Yes

1,800,000

32

15

30

480,000

16

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

  • 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 network metrics.

g6e, performance-enhanced general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family offloads a large number of virtualization features to dedicated hardware with the use of third-generation SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance and reduce virtualization overheads. This instance family utilizes fast path acceleration on chips to improve storage performance, network performance, and computing stability by an order of magnitude.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8269CY (Cascade Lake) processors that deliver a turbo frequency of 3.2 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

      Note

      By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled for ECS instances. For more information, see Specify and view CPU options.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs and ESSD AutoPL disks.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

      Note

      For more information about the storage I/O performance of the next-generation enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

      Note

      Network performance varies based on instance families. For higher concurrent connection and network packet forwarding capabilities, we recommend that you use g7ne.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Scenarios in which large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

    • Websites and application servers

    • Game servers

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Data analytics and computing

    • Computing clusters and memory-intensive data processing

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IP addresses per ENI

Disk IOPS

Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g6e.large

2

8

1.2/burstable up to 10

900,000

Up to 250,000

2

3

6

20,000

1

ecs.g6e.xlarge

4

16

2/burstable up to 10

1,000,000

Up to 250,000

4

4

15

40,000

1.5

ecs.g6e.2xlarge

8

32

3/burstable up to 10

1,600,000

Up to 250,000

8

4

15

50,000

2

ecs.g6e.4xlarge

16

64

6/burstable up to 10

3,000,000

300,000

8

8

30

80,000

3

ecs.g6e.8xlarge

32

128

10/none

6,000,000

600,000

16

8

30

150,000

5

ecs.g6e.13xlarge

52

192

16/none

9,000,000

1,000,000

32

7

30

240,000

8

ecs.g6e.26xlarge

104

384

32/none

24,000,000

1,800,000

32

15

30

480,000

16

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

  • 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 network metrics.

  • To use the ecs.g6e.26xlarge instance type, submit a ticket.

g6, general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family offloads a large number of virtualization features to dedicated hardware with the use of SHENLONG architecture to provide predictable and consistent ultra-high performance and reduce virtualization overheads.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8269CY (Cascade Lake) processors that deliver a turbo frequency of 3.2 GHz to provide consistent computing performance.

    • Allows you to enable or disable Hyper-Threading.

      Note

      By default, Hyper-Threading is enabled for ECS instances. For more information, see Specify and view CPU options.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs, ESSD AutoPL disks, standard SSDs, and ultra disks.

      Note

      The maximum performance of disks varies based on instance families. A single instance of this instance family can deliver up to 200,000 IOPS.

    • Provides high storage I/O performance based on large computing capacity.

      Note

      For more information about the storage I/O performance of the next-generation enterprise-level instance families, see Storage I/O performance.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

      Note

      Network performance varies based on instance families. For higher concurrent connection and network packet forwarding capabilities, we recommend that you use g7ne.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supports changes to c6 or r6 instance types.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Scenarios in which large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

    • Websites and application servers

    • Game servers

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Data analytics and computing

    • Computing clusters and memory-intensive data processing

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network baseline/burst bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IP addresses per ENI

Disk IOPS

Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g6.large

2

8

1/burstable up to 3

300,000

Up to 250,000

2

2

6

10,000

1

ecs.g6.xlarge

4

16

1.5/burstable up to 5

500,000

Up to 250,000

4

3

10

20,000

1.5

ecs.g6.2xlarge

8

32

2.5/burstable up to 8

800,000

Up to 250,000

8

4

10

25,000

2

ecs.g6.3xlarge

12

48

4/burstable up to 10

900,000

Up to 250,000

8

6

10

30,000

2.5

ecs.g6.4xlarge

16

64

5/burstable up to 10

1,000,000

300,000

8

8

20

40,000

3

ecs.g6.6xlarge

24

96

7.5/burstable up to 10

1,500,000

450,000

12

8

20

50,000

4

ecs.g6.8xlarge

32

128

10/none

2,000,000

600,000

16

8

20

60,000

5

ecs.g6.13xlarge

52

192

12.5/none

3,000,000

900,000

32

7

20

100,000

8

ecs.g6.26xlarge

104

384

25/none

6,000,000

1,800,000

32

15

20

200,000

16

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

g5, general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8163 (Skylake) or 8269CY (Cascade Lake) processors to provide consistent computing performance.

      Note

      Instances of this instance family may be deployed on different server platforms. If your business requires all instances to be deployed on the same server platform, we recommend that you use the g6, g6e, or g7 instance family instead.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only ESSDs, ESSD AutoPL disks, standard SSDs, and ultra disks.

      Note

      The maximum performance of disks varies based on instance families. A single instance of this instance family can deliver up to 200,000 IOPS.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

      Note

      Network performance varies based on instance families. For higher concurrent connection and network packet forwarding capabilities, we recommend that you use g7ne.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Scenarios in which large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Data analytics and computing

    • Computing clusters and memory-intensive data processing

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IP addresses per ENI

ecs.g5.large

2

8

1

300,000

2

2

6

ecs.g5.xlarge

4

16

1.5

500,000

2

3

10

ecs.g5.2xlarge

8

32

2.5

800,000

4

4

10

ecs.g5.3xlarge

12

48

4

900,000

4

6

10

ecs.g5.4xlarge

16

64

5

1,000,000

4

8

20

ecs.g5.6xlarge

24

96

7.5

1,500,000

6

8

20

ecs.g5.8xlarge

32

128

10

2,000,000

8

8

20

ecs.g5.16xlarge

64

256

20

4,000,000

16

8

20

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

g5ne, network-enhanced general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • This instance family significantly improves the network throughput and packet forwarding rate per instance. A single instance can deliver a packet forwarding rate of up to 10,000,000 pps.

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8163 (Skylake) or 8269CY (Cascade Lake) processors to provide consistent computing performance.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only standard SSDs and ultra disks.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

      Note

      To deploy Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) applications, we recommend that you select instance types in the g5ne instance family.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • DPDK applications

    • Network-intensive scenarios such as NFV or SD-WAN, mobile Internet, on-screen video comments, and telecom data forwarding

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

    • Big data analytics and machine learning

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

Connections

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IP addresses per ENI

Disk IOPS

Disk bandwidth (Gbit/s)

ecs.g5ne.large

2

8

1

400,000

450,000

2

3

10

10,000

1

ecs.g5ne.xlarge

4

16

2

750,000

900,000

4

4

15

15,000

1

ecs.g5ne.2xlarge

8

32

3.5

1,500,000

1,750,000

8

6

15

30,000

1

ecs.g5ne.4xlarge

16

64

7

3,000,000

3,500,000

16

8

30

60,000

2

ecs.g5ne.8xlarge

32

128

15

6,000,000

7,000,000

32

8

30

110,000

4

ecs.g5ne.16xlarge

64

256

30

12,000,000

14,000,000

32

8

30

130,000

8

ecs.g5ne.18xlarge

72

288

33

13,500,000

15,000,000

32

15

50

160,000

9

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

sn2ne, network-enhanced general-purpose instance family

Features:

  • Compute:

    • Offers a CPU-to-memory ratio of 1:4.

    • Uses 2.5 GHz Intel® Xeon® E5-2682 v4 (Broadwell) or Platinum 8163 (Skylake) processors to provide consistent computing performance.

      Note

      Instances of this instance family may be deployed on different server platforms. If your business requires all instances to be deployed on the same server platform, we recommend that you use the g6, g6e, or g7 instance family instead.

  • Storage:

    • Is an instance family in which all instances are I/O optimized.

    • Supports only standard SSDs and ultra disks.

  • Network:

    • Supports IPv6.

    • Provides ultra-high packet forwarding rates.

    • Provides high network performance based on large computing capacity.

  • Supported scenarios:

    • Scenarios in which large volumes of packets are received and transmitted, such as on-screen video comments and telecom data forwarding

    • Enterprise-level applications of various types and sizes

    • Small and medium-sized database systems, caches, and search clusters

    • Data analytics and computing

    • Computing clusters and memory-intensive data processing

Instance types

Instance type

vCPU

Memory (GiB)

Network bandwidth (Gbit/s)

Packet forwarding rate (pps)

NIC queues

ENIs

Private IP addresses per ENI

ecs.sn2ne.large

2

8

1

300,000

2

2

6

ecs.sn2ne.xlarge

4

16

1.5

500,000

2

3

10

ecs.sn2ne.2xlarge

8

32

2

1,000,000

4

4

10

ecs.sn2ne.3xlarge

12

48

2.5

1,300,000

4

6

10

ecs.sn2ne.4xlarge

16

64

3

1,600,000

4

8

20

ecs.sn2ne.6xlarge

24

96

4.5

2,000,000

6

8

20

ecs.sn2ne.8xlarge

32

128

6

2,500,000

8

8

20

ecs.sn2ne.14xlarge

56

224

10

4,500,000

14

8

20

Note
  • You can go to the Instance Types Available for Each Region page to view the instance types available in each region.

  • For more information about these specifications, see the "Instance type specifications" section in Overview of instance families. Packet forwarding rates vary significantly based on business scenarios. We recommend that you perform business stress tests on instances to choose appropriate instance types.

References