What are the EC2 instance types?

What are the EC2 instance types?

Amazon EC2 Instance Types

  • Mac.
  • T4g.
  • T3.
  • T3a.
  • T2.
  • M6g.
  • M6i.
  • M5.

What does an Amazon EC2 instance type indicate?

When you launch an instance, the instance type that you specify determines the hardware of the host computer used for your instance. Amazon EC2 dedicates some resources of the host computer, such as CPU, memory, and instance storage, to a particular instance.

How much RAM does EC2 instance have?

EC2 High Memory instances offer 6, 9, 12, 18, and 24 TB of memory in an instance. These instances are purpose-built to run large in-memory databases, including production deployments of the SAP HANA in-memory database, in the cloud.

How do I find my EC2 instance size?

Open the Amazon EC2 console at .

  1. In the navigation pane, choose Instances.
  2. Select the instance.
  3. In the Storage tab, view the information provided about root and block devices.
  4. (Optional) Choose a link in the Volume ID column to view additional details for the volume.

How do I find my EC2 instance RAM?

Simply go to the CloudWatch dashboard in your AWS console and click on Metrics. You’ll see a new CWAgent card. After you click on this card, you should see your EC2 memory usage in a graph. Be sure to give it some time for the collection process to start properly.

How do I protect an EC2 instance?

Use Case: Secure the EC2 Instances in the AWS Cloud

  1. Create a new VPC with a public subnet (or select an existing VPC).
  2. Create a private subnet.
  3. Create a new route table for each subnet.
  4. Create Security Groups to restrict inbound/outbound internet access to the EC2 instances in the VPC.
  5. Deploy the VM-Series firewall.

What RAM does AWS use?

AWS offers a wide range of memory optimized instances ranging from 244 GB R4 instances to 24 TB High Memory instances. Amazon EC2 High Memory instances have the highest amount of memory of any EC2 instance with up to 24 TB of memory. These instances are purpose-built for large in-memory databases like SAP HANA.

How to create and configure Amazon EC2 instance?


  • Choose Launch Instance .
  • find an Amazon Linux AMI at the top of the list and choose Select .
  • choose Next: Configure Instance Details .
  • What is an instance type?

    An instance is simply defined as a case or occurrence of anything. In computer technology, this could be an element, document type, or a document that conforms to a particular data type definition (DTD). An object belonging to a particular class, such as in Java, may also be described as an instance.

    How to resize EC2 instance in AWS?

    Step1: Take the backup. It’s always advisable to keep the backup of the instance.

  • Step2: Stop the EC2 instance. In order to stop the instance select the particular EC2 instance in EC2 console.
  • Step3: Change the instance type.
  • Step3: Start the EC2 instance.
  • Can you transfer an EC2 instance to another AWS account?

    To move your EC2 instances to another AWS Accounts, apply the step-by-step guide below: Step 1. Open your AMI console and select your available AMIs that you plan to transfer to your customer account. Step 2. Go to Actions and choose Modify Image Permissions. Step 3. On the screen, enter your customer AWS Account Number and select Add Permission.