Posted On: Mar 12, 2021

Starting today, Amazon EC2 C5a instances are available in Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) region, operated by Sinnet and Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) region, operated by NWCD. Amazon EC2 C5a instances feature 2nd generation AMD EPYC™ 7002 series processors running at frequencies up to 3.3 GHz, and are variants of the Amazon EC2 compute optimized (C5) family of instances.

C5a instances provide high performance processing at 10% lower cost over comparable instances. C5a instances are ideal for a broad set of compute-intensive workloads including batch processing, distributed analytics, data transformations, log analysis, gaming, and web applications.

With this regional expansion, C5a instances are now available across US East (N. Virginia, Ohio), US West (N. California, Oregon), Europe (Ireland, Frankfurt, Stockholm, London), Asia Pacific (Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Sydney, Mumbai), Canada (Central), South America (Sao Paulo) regions, China (Ningxia) region, operated by NWCD and China (Beijing) region, operated by Sinnet. C5a instances are available in 8 sizes, with 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 48, 64 and 96 vCPUs. These instances can be purchased as On-Demand, Reserved Instances or as Spot Instances.

To get started, visit the Management Console or to learn more, visit the instance types page.