EC2 Instance Timeline

A historical overview of instance releases


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Release 1.1.3


2019

September 2019

Release of instances: g4dn.xlarge, g4dn.2xlarge, g4dn.4xlarge, g4dn.8xlarge, g4dn.12xlarge, g4dn.16xlarge

Accelerated Computing | Product Page

August 2019

Release of instance: c5n.metal

Compute Optimized, Bare Metal | Product Page


Release of instance: i3en.metal

Storage Optimized, Bare Metal | Product Page

June 2019

Release of instances: r5.8xlarge, r5a.8xlarge, r5d.8xlarge, r5.16xlarge, r5a.16xlarge, r5d.16xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page


Release of instances: m5.8xlarge, m5a.8xlarge, m5d.8xlarge, m5.16xlarge, m5a.16xlarge, m5d.16xlarge

General Purpose | Product Page


Release of instances: c5.12xlarge, c5.24xlarge, c5.metal

Compute Optimized, Bare Metal | Product Page

May 2019

Release of instances: i3en.large, i3en.xlarge, i3en.2xlarge, i3en.3xlarge, i3en.6xlarge, i3en.12xlarge, i3en.24xlarge

Storage Optimized | Product Page

April 2019

Release of instances: t3a.nano, t3a.micro, t3a.small, t3a.medium, t3a.large, t3a.xlarge, t3a.2xlarge

General Purpose | Product Page

March 2019

Release of instances: r5ad.large, r5ad.xlarge, r5ad.2xlarge, r5ad.4xlarge, r5ad.12xlarge, r5ad.24xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page


Release of instances: m5ad.large, m5ad.xlarge, m5ad.2xlarge, m5ad.4xlarge, m5ad.12xlarge, m5ad.24xlarge

General Purpose | Product Page

February 2019

Release of instance: z1d.metal

Memory Optimized, Bare Metal | Product Page


Release of instances: r5.metal, r5d.metal

Memory Optimized, Bare Metal | Product Page


Release of instances: m5.metal, m5d.metal

General Purpose, Bare Metal | Product Page

2018

December 2018

Release of instance: p3dn.24xlarge

Accelerated Computing | Product Page

November 2018

Release of instances: c5n.large, c5n.xlarge, c5n.2xlarge, c5n.4xlarge, c5n.9xlarge, c5n.18xlarge

Compute Optimized | Product Page


Release of instances: a1.medium, a1.large, a1.xlarge, a1.2xlarge, a1.4xlarge

General Purpose | Product Page


Release of instances: r5a.large, r5a.xlarge, r5a.2xlarge, r5a.4xlarge, r5a.12xlarge, r5a.24xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page


Release of instances: m5a.large, m5a.xlarge, m5a.2xlarge, m5a.4xlarge, m5a.12xlarge, m5a.24xlarge

General Purpose | Product Page

October 2018

Release of instance: g3s.xlarge

Accelerated Computing | Product Page

September 2018

Release of instances: u-6tb1.metal, u-9tb1.metal, u-12tb1.metal

High Memory, Bare Metal | Product Page


Release of instance: f1.4xlarge

Accelererated Computing | Product Page

August 2018

Release of instances: t3.nano, t3.micro, t3.small, t3.medium, t3.large, t3.xlarge, t3.2xlarge

General Purpose | Product Page

July 2018

Release of instances: z1d.large, z1d.xlarge, z1d.2xlarge, z1d.3xlarge, z1d.6xlarge, z1d.12xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page


Release of instances: r5d.large, r5d.xlarge, r5d.2xlarge, r5d.4xlarge, r5d.12xlarge, r5d.24xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page


Release of instances: r5.large, r5.xlarge, r5.2xlarge, r5.4xlarge, r5.12xlarge, r5.24xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page

June 2018

Release of instances: m5d.large, m5d.xlarge, m5d.2xlarge, m5d.4xlarge, m5d.12xlarge, m5d.24xlarge

General Purpose | Product Page

May 2018

Release of instances: c5d.large, c5d.xlarge, c5d.2xlarge, c5d.4xlarge, c5d.9xlarge, c5d.18xlarge

Compute Optimized | Product Page

2017

November 2017

Release of instances: m5.large, m5.xlarge, m5.2xlarge, m5.4xlarge, m5.12xlarge, m5.24xlarge

General Purpose | Product Page


Release of instance: i3.metal

Storage Optimized, Bare Metal | Product Page


Release of instances: h1.2xlarge, h1.4xlarge, h1.8xlarge, h1.16xlarge

Storage Optimized | Product Page


Release of instances: x1e.xlarge, x1e.2xlarge, x1e.4xlarge, x1e.8xlarge, x1e.16xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page

October 2017

Release of instances: p3.2xlarge, p3.8xlarge, p3.16xlarge

Accelerated Computing | Product Page

September 2017

Release of instance: x1e.32xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page

July 2017

Release of instances: g3.4xlarge, g3.8xlarge, g3.16xlarge

Accelerated Computing | Product Page

2016

November 2016

Release of instances: t2.xlarge, t2.2xlarge

General Purpose | Product Page


Release of instances: r4.large, r4.xlarge, r4.2xlarge, r4.4xlarge, r4.8xlarge, r4.16xlarge

Memory Optimized | More info


Release of instances: i3.large, i3.xlarge, i3.2xlarge, i3.4xlarge, i3.8xlarge, i3.16xlarge

Storage Optimized | Product Page


Release of instances: f1.2xlarge, f1.16xlarge

Accelerated Computing | Product Page


Release of instances: c5.large, c5.xlarge, c5.2xlarge, c5.4xlarge, c5.9xlarge, c5.18xlarge

Compute Optimized | Product Page

October 2016

Release of instance: x1.16xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page

September 2016

Release of instances: p2.xlarge, p2.8xlarge, p2.16xlarge

Accelerated Computing | Product Page


Release of instance: m4.16xlarge

General Purpose | More info

May 2016

Release of instance: x1.32xlarge

Memory Optimized | Product Page

2015

December 2015

Release of instance: t2.nano

General Purpose | Product Page

June 2015

Release of instance: t2.large

General Purpose | Product Page


Release of instances: m4.large, m4.xlarge, m4.2xlarge, m4.4xlarge, m4.10xlarge

General Purpose | More info

April 2015

Release of instance: g2.8xlarge

GPU Optimized | Previous generation

March 2015

Release of instances: d2.xlarge, d2.2xlarge, d2.4xlarge, d2.8xlarge

Storage Optimized | More info

January 2015

Release of instances: c4.large, c4.xlarge, c4.2xlarge, c4.4xlarge, c4.8xlarge

Compute Optimized | More info

2014

July 2014

Release of instances: t2.micro, t2.small, t2.medium

General Purpose | Product Page

April 2014

Release of instances: r3.large, r3.xlarge, r3.2xlarge, r3.4xlarge, r3.8xlarge

Memory Optimized | Previous generation

January 2014

Release of instances: m3.medium, m3.large

General Purpose | Previous generation

2013

December 2013

Release of instances: i2.xlarge, i2.2xlarge, i2.4xlarge, i2.8xlarge

Storage Optimized | Previous generation

November 2013

Release of instances:c3.large, c3.xlarge, c3.2xlarge, c3.4xlarge, c3.8xlarge

Compute Optimized | Previous generation


Release of instance: g2.2xlarge

GPU Optimized | Previous generation

January 2013

Release of instance: cr1.8xlarge

Memory Optimized | Previous generation

2012

December 2012

Release of instance: hs1.8xlarge

Storage Optimized | Previous generation

October 2012

Release of instances: m3.xlarge, m3.2xlarge

General Purpose | Previous generation

July 2012

Release of instance: hi1.4xlarge

High I/O | Previous generation

March 2012

Release of instance: m1.medium

General Purpose | Previous generation

2011

November 2011

Release of instance: cc2.8xlarge

Compute Optimized | Previous generation

2010

November 2010

Release of instance: cg1.4xlarge

Cluster GPU | Previous generation

September 2010

Release of instance: t1.micro

Micro | Previous generation

July 2010

Release of instance: cc1.4xlarge

Cluster Compute | Previous generation

February 2010

Release of instance: m2.xlarge

Memory Optimized | Previous generation

2009

October 2009

Release of instances: m2.2xlarge, m2.4xlarge

Memory Optimized | Previous generation

2008

May 2008

Release of instances: c1.medium, c1.xlarge

Compute Optimized | Previous generation

2007

October 2007

Release of instances: m1.large, m1.xlarge

General Purpose | Previous generation

2006

August 2006

Release of instance: m1.small

General Purpose | Previous generation

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