Amazon Web Services unveils seven new compute services, capabilities
At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services announced the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud Memory Optimized, Compute Optimized, and High input/output instances, and added two new hardware acceleration options to its range of compute services. The new F1 instance is the cloud's first customer-programmable, hardware-accelerated compute instance with Field Programmable Gate Arrays. Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs allow customers to easily attach low-cost, professional grade graphics acceleration to Amazon EC2 instances. AWS also announced Amazon Lightsail, a new way to get started with AWS that makes it easy to spin up powerful virtual private servers that have bundled storage and networking with simple, monthly pricing.