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Table 1 Cloud instance types used for benchmark tests

From: Fair Benchmarking for Cloud Computing systems

  AWS (us-east, eu-west, sa-east)
  Ram(GB) CPU Instance Storage (GB) Architecture (-bits) I/O Price* (per hour)
t1.micro 0.613 2 ECUs (upto) < 10 32/64 Low $0.02/$0.027
m1.large 7.5 4 ECU 850 64 High $0.34/$0.46
m1.xlarge 15 8 ECU 1690 64 High $0.68/$0.92
m2.xlarge 17.2 6.5 ECU 420 64 Moderate $0.5/$0.68
m2.2xlarge 34.2 13 ECU 850 64 High $1/$1.36
m2.4xlarge 64.8 26 ECU 1690 64 High $2/$2.72
c1.xlarge 7 20 ECU 1690 64 High $0.68/$0.92
m1.small 1.7 1 ECU 160 32 Moderate $0.085/$0.115
c1.medium 1.7 5 ECU 350 32 Moderate $0.17/$0.23
Rackspace (US, UK)
1 256 Unknown 10 64 Unknown £0.01/$0.015
2 512 Unknown 20 64 Unknown £0.02/$0.03
3 1024 Unknown 40 64 Unknown £0.04/$0.06
4 2048 Unknown 80 64 Unknown £0.08/$0.12
5 4096 Unknown 160 64 Unknown £0.16/$0.24
6 8192 Unknown 320 64 Unknown £0.32/$0.48
7 15872 Unknown 640 64 Unknown £0.64/$0.96
8 30720 Unknown 1200 64 Unknown £1.20/$1.80
IBM (US)
Copper 4096 2 vCPUs 60 64 Unknown £0.206
Openstack (Surrey, UK)
m1.tiny 512 1 vCPU 5 32/64 Unknown Unknown
m1.small 2048 1 vCPU 10 32/64 Unknown Unknown
m1.medium 4096 2 vCPUs 10 64 Unknown Unknown
m1.large 8192 4 vCPUs 20 64 Unknown Unknown
m1.xlarge 16384 8 vCPUs 40 64 Unknown Unknown
fullmachine 32768 16 vCPUs 80 64 Unknown Unknown