Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Amazon EC2 I4i instances with 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors (codenamed Ice Lake).
With the Amazon EC2 I4i instances and the recently announced Amazon EC2 X2idn and X2iedn instances, 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors now power 48 AWS instances for workloads and markets.
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Designed for memory-I/O-intensive workloads such as databases, data analytics, and search engines, and with an all-core turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz, Amazon announced that the EC2 I4i instances deliver up to 30% better compute price performance over I3- Instances provide and always-on memory encryption with Intel® Total Memory Encryption (TME).
I4i instances offer up to 30 terabytes of NVMe storage from AWS Nitro SSDs. According to Amazon, I4i instances are…