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Sunlight platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Sunlight platform can be deployed as a fully managed cluster on the AWS baremetal infrastructure. The currently supported platform option is presented below

  • AWS i3.metal servers

Amazon I3 instances are the next generation of Storage Optimized instances for high transaction, low latency workloads.

High Performance Storage

Amazon I3 instances include Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSD-based instance storage optimized for low latency, very high random I/O performance, and high sequential read throughput, delivering high IOPS and up to 25 Gbps of network bandwidth.

Bare Metal Instances

i3 instances offer bare metal size that provide applications with direct access to the compute and memory resources of the undelying next generation AWS hardware and software infrastructure. Bare metal instances let you run a variety of workloads on AWS, including workloads that benefit from direct access to physical resources.

Model vCPU Memory (GiB0) Network performance Storage (TB)
i3.Metal 72 512 25 Gigabit ethernet per node 8 x 1.9TB NVMe SSD


i3.metal provides 72 logical processors on 36 physical cores

For additional information, please visit the following link: AWS i3.metal instances

You are able getting started Sunlight on AWS visiting the following guide : Sunlight on AWS