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Table 8 AWS Cluster Compute Instance Types

From: Fair Benchmarking for Cloud Computing systems

  cc1.4xlarge cg1.4xlarge cc2.8xlarge
Compute 33.5 ECU* (2 x Intel Xeon X5570, quad-core “Nehalem” architecture) 33.5 ECU* (2 x Intel Xeon X5570, quad-core “Nehalem” architecture) 88 ECU* (Eight-core 2 x Intel Xeon)
* ECU: Amazon EC2 Compute Unit 2 x NVIDIA Tesla "Fermi" M2050 GPUs
Memory (GB) 23 22 60.5
Instance storage (GB) 1690 1690 3370
Architecture 64 bits
I/O performance Very High (10 Gigabit Ethernet. Full-bisection bandwidth with Placement Groups) Very High (10 Gigabit Ethernet)
Price (per CPU hour) $1.30 $2.10 $2.40