AWS re:Invent 2017: C5 Instances and the Evolution of Amazon EC2 Virtualization (CMP332)

Published on Nov 30, 2017

Over the last 11 years, the Amazon EC2 virtualization platform has quietly evolved to take advantage of unique hardware and silicon, an accelerated network and storage architecture, and with the launch of C5 instances, a bespoke hypervisor to deliver the maximum amount of resources and performance to instances. Come to this deep dive to get a behind-the-scenes look at how our virtualization stack has evolved, including a peak at how our latest generation platform works under the covers.