Amazon Web Services announced the availability of R3 instances, the next generation of the tech giant's cornerstone Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) memory-optimized instances. More about Amazon's portfolio:
Available in five sizes, these cloud building blocks are powered by Intel Xeon Ivy Bridge E5-2670 v2 processors with solid state drive-backed storage, among other enhanced networking features.
Thus, the R3 instances are recommended for applications with high-memory and performance requirements.
Some of the well-known AWS customers already signed on with the R3 instances include Netflix and MongoDB.
It's been a busy time for the cloud giant, which is finding itself fighting off competitors increasingly these days.
similar moves by Google , AWS and Microsoft that it would be boasted in March while also touting that it slashing prices once again across all regions in the United States. met the Department of Defense's security requirements
But AWS customers should also be extra mindful these days as the Seattle-based corporation admitted that it too,
, was affected by the far-reaching and dangerous Heartbleed OpenSSL flaw. like many other online services Chart via the Amazon Web Services blog