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Even more variety in Cloud Computing Instances from AWS

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If you ever complain that R is slow because it stores it in RAM , well here is a whole lot of RAM for you.

 

From-

http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2013/12/amazon-ec2-new-i2-instance-type-available-now.html

The Specs
Here are the instance sizes and the associated specs:

Instance Name vCPU Count RAM
Instance Storage (SSD) Price/Hour
i2.xlarge 4 30.5 GiB 1 x 800 GB $0.85
i2.2xlarge 8 61 GiB 2 x 800 GB $1.71
i2.4xlarge 16 122 GiB 4 x 800 GB $3.41
i2.8xlarge 32 244 GiB 8 x 800 GB $6.82

 

This leaves these guys way behind

https://cloud.google.com/products/compute-engine/

High Memory

Machines for tasks that require more memory relative to virtual cores

Instance type Virtual Cores Memory Price (US$)/Hour
(US hosted)
Price (US$)/Hour
(Europe hosted)
n1-highmem-2 2 13GB $0.244 $0.275
n1-highmem-4 4 26GB $0.488 $0.549
n1-highmem-8 8 52GB $0.975 $1.098
n1-highmem-16 16 104GB $1.951 $2.196

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