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AWS bins elastic compute units, adopts virtual CPUs

Source: The Register

Customers tired of wrapping their heads around odd computing power metric Gartner analyst Kyle Hilgendorf has spotted something very interesting: Amazon Web Services seems to have stopped rating cloud servers based on EC2 compute units (ECUs), its proprietary me ...
Full article at: The Register 2 days ago, 1:27am CDT
 

AWS moves from ECU to vCPU

Source: Gartner Inc.

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In a quiet move yesterday, Amazon Web Services apparently abandoned their Elastic Compute Unit (ECU) approach to describing and selling EC2 instance types and towards a more traditional vCPU approach. This was done without any formal announcement and I wonder what effect it will have (positively or negatively) on customers. For existing AWS customers that have grown accustomed to ECU over the course of the past years, this could be a somewhat disruptive change, especi ...
Full article at: Gartner Inc. 2 days ago, 8:18am CDT
 

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