ECS Types

ECS Type:
General Computing
Memory-optimized
High-Performance Computing
Big Data
General Computing-plus C3 ECSHOT

Latest-generation Intel Xeon Skylake CPU, strong performance and stability on a foundation of high-performance networks


Applications

Websites and web applications that have strict requirements on computing and network performance

Generalized databases and cache servers

Medium- and heavy-workload enterprise applications

  • vCPU/Memory Ratio 1:2 | 1:4
  • vCPUs 2-60
  • Base/Turbo Frequency 3.0/3.4 GHz
  • Maximum PPS 5,000,000
  • Maximum Intranet Bandwidth 17 Gbit/s
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Websites and web applications, generalized databases and cache servers, and medium- and heavy-workload enterprise applications with strict requirements on computing and network performance

General Computing S3 ECSHOT

Latest-generation Intel Xeon Skylake CPU, cost-effective

Applications

Websites and web applications

Small-scale databases and cache servers

Light- and medium-workload enterprise applications

  • vCPU/Memory Ratio 1:1 | 1:2 | 1:4
  • vCPUs 1-16
  • Base/Turbo Frequency 2.2/3.0 GHz
  • Maximum PPS 300,000
  • Maximum Intranet Bandwidth 4 Gbit/s
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Websites and web applications, small-scale databases and cache servers, and light- and medium-workload enterprise applications

General Computing S2 ECS

Latest-generation virtualization platform, high-performance general computing

Applications

Websites and web applications

Small-scale databases and cache server

Light- and medium-workload enterprise applications

  • vCPU/Memory Ratio 1:1 | 1:2 | 1:4
  • vCPUs 1-32
  • Base/Turbo Frequency 2.4/3.3 GHz
  • Maximum PPS 500,000
  • Maximum Intranet Bandwidth 6 Gbit/s
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Websites and web applications, small-scale databases and cache servers, and light- and medium-workload enterprise applications

Memory-optimized M3 ECS

Latest-generation hardware for processing large-memory data sets

Applications

High-performance databases

In-memory databases

Distributed memory cache

Data analysis and mining

Hadoop or Spark clusters

Other enterprise applications

  • vCPU/Memory Ratio 1:8
  • vCPUs 2-60
  • Base/Turbo Frequency 3.0/3.4 GHz
  • Maximum PPS 5,000,000
  • Maximum Intranet Bandwidth 17 Gbit/s
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High-performance databases, in-memory databases, distributed memory cache, data analysis and mining, Hadoop or Spark clusters, and other enterprise applications

Memory-optimized M2 ECS

Latest-generation virtualization platform, high-performance memory access

Applications

High-performance databases

In-memory databases

Distributed memory cache

Data analysis and mining

Hadoop or Spark clusters

Other enterprise applications

  • vCPU/Memory Ratio 1:8
  • vCPUs 1-32
  • Base/Turbo Frequency 2.4/3.3 GHz
  • Maximum PPS 600,000
  • Maximum Intranet Bandwidth 13 Gbit/s
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High-performance databases, in-memory databases, distributed memory cache, data analysis and mining, Hadoop or Spark clusters, and other enterprise applications

Large-Memory E3 ECS

Large memory; latest-generation Intel Xeon Skylake CPU and Huawei 25GE high-speed intelligent NIC offer ultra-high bandwidth and PPS

Applications

OLTP and OLAP applications

In-memory databases, such as SAP HANA SoH/S4H and BWoH/B4H

High-performance databases

Distributed memory cache

Big data processing engines

Data mining

  • Memory 348/696 GB
  • vCPUs 28/56
  • Base/Turbo Frequency 3.0/3.4 GHz
  • Maximum PPS 5,000,000
  • Maximum Intranet Bandwidth 25 Gbit/s
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OLTP and OLAP applications, such as in-memory databases (SAP HANA SoH/S4H and BWoH/B4H), high-performance databases, distributed memory cache, big data processing engines, and data mining

High-Performance Computing H3 ECSHOT

Latest-generation Intel Xeon Skylake high-primary-frequency CPU, strong performance and stability on a foundation of high-performance networks

Applications

High-performance front-end clusters

Web servers

High-performance scientific and engineering

Advertising service

MMO games

Video encoding

Distributed analysis

  • vCPU/Memory Ratio 1:2 | 1:4
  • vCPUs 2-32
  • Base/Turbo Frequency 3.2/4.2 GHz
  • Maximum PPS 4,000,000
  • Maximum Intranet Bandwidth 17 Gbit/s
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High-performance front-end clusters, web servers, high-performance scientific and engineering, advertising services, MMO games, video encoding, and distributed analysis

High-Performance Computing HC2 ECS

Latest-generation virtualization platform, improved computing performance compared to previous-generation ECSs

Applications

High-performance front-end clusters

Web servers

High-performance scientific and engineering

Advertising service

MMO games

Video encoding

Distributed analysis

  • vCPU/Memory Ratio 1:2 | 1:4
  • vCPUs 2-32
  • Base/Turbo Frequency 2.6/3.5 GHz
  • Maximum PPS 600,000
  • Maximum Intranet Bandwidth 13 Gbit/s
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High-performance front-end clusters, web servers, high-performance scientific and engineering, advertising services, MMO games, video encoding, and distributed analysis

Disk-intensive D2 ECS

Latest-generation virtualization platform, local storage with high bandwidth

Applications

MPP data warehouse

Distributed MapReduce and Hadoop computing

Distributed file systems

Network file systems

Log or data processing

  • vCPU/Memory Ratio 1:8
  • vCPUs 4-48
  • Base/Turbo Frequency 2.6/3.5 GHz
  • Maximum PPS 900,000
  • Maximum Intranet Bandwidth 13 Gbit/s
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MPP data warehouse, distributed MapReduce and Hadoop computing, distributed file systems, network file systems, and log/data processing


2/4/8/12/16/24 x 1.8 TB local SAS disks

Functions

  • Security Protection

    Worry-free comprehensive security protection
    Worry-free comprehensive security protection
  • Reliable Data

    Scalable and reliable high-throughput virtual block storage based on a distributed architecture
    Scalable and reliable high-throughput virtual block storage based on a distributed architecture
  • Flexible, Easy-to-Use

    Multi-choice management via management console, remote access, and APIs with full rights
    Multi-choice management via management console, remote access, and APIs with full rights
  • Anti-DDoS
    Anti-DDoS
    Dedicated anti-DDoS devices defend your Internet applications with refined anti-DDoS protections.
    Dedicated anti-DDoS devices defend your Internet applications with refined anti-DDoS protections.
  • Transmission Protection
    Transmission Protection
    Working with a globally renowned digital certificate service institute, Huawei provides one-stop lifecycle management of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates to provide websites with reliable identity authentication and secure data transmission.
    Working with a globally renowned digital certificate service institute, Huawei provides one-stop lifecycle management of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates to provide websites with reliable identity authentication and secure data transmission.
  • Security Evaluation
    Security Evaluation
    Security evaluation helps you quickly identify security vulnerabilities and threats and offers you optimal security recommendations to reduce or eliminate your loss from network viruses or attacks.
    Security evaluation helps you quickly identify security vulnerabilities and threats and offers you optimal security recommendations to reduce or eliminate your loss from network viruses or attacks.
  • Multi-Level Security Protection
    Multi-Level Security Protection
    Provided security services include intrusion detection, vulnerability scanning, port detection, fingerprint identification, security trend analysis, and file tamper-proofing.
    Provided security services include intrusion detection, vulnerability scanning, port detection, fingerprint identification, security trend analysis, and file tamper-proofing.
With data redundancy and cache acceleration capabilities, Elastic Volume Service (EVS) offers high availability and durability with an extremely low latency.
With data redundancy and cache acceleration capabilities, Elastic Volume Service (EVS) offers high availability and durability with an extremely low latency.
  • High Reliability
    High Reliability
    The 3-data-copy mechanism provides 99.9999999% data persistency, ensuring data security and reliability.
    The 3-data-copy mechanism provides 99.9999999% data persistency, ensuring data security and reliability.
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Each EVS disk supports up to 20,000 IOPS and 350 MB/s throughput with a minimal latency of 1 millisecond. You can select EVS disks, providing different performance results based on service requirements.
    Each EVS disk supports up to 20,000 IOPS and 350 MB/s throughput with a minimal latency of 1 millisecond. You can select EVS disks, providing different performance results based on service requirements.
  • Multiple Specifications
    Multiple Specifications
    Common I/O, high I/O, and ultra-high I/O EVS disks are available for all of your service requirements. Even more disk setups will be made available for your use in the future.
    Common I/O, high I/O, and ultra-high I/O EVS disks are available for all of your service requirements. Even more disk setups will be made available for your use in the future.
  • Rich Features
    Rich Features
    Features include disk sharing, disk encryption, disk and ECS backups, and snapshots.
    Features include disk sharing, disk encryption, disk and ECS backups, and snapshots.
  • Completely Controlled
    Completely Controlled
    Using the management console, APIs, or commands, you can restart ECSs, reset login passwords, reinstall ECS OSs, and isolate the ECS network.
    Using the management console, APIs, or commands, you can restart ECSs, reset login passwords, reinstall ECS OSs, and isolate the ECS network.
  • Highly Efficient
    Highly Efficient
    You can manage one or thousands of ECSs through web pages or open APIs.
    You can manage one or thousands of ECSs through web pages or open APIs.
  • Scalable
    Scalable
    You can custom periodic/scheduled/alarm-triggered Auto Scaling (AS) policies on the visualized console based on your service requirements. Then, AS automatically adjusts the number of ECSs based on the policies for stable service running at low costs.
    You can custom periodic/scheduled/alarm-triggered Auto Scaling (AS) policies on the visualized console based on your service requirements. Then, AS automatically adjusts the number of ECSs based on the policies for stable service running at low costs.
  • Rich Specifications

    Multiple ECS types, specifications, and images
    Multiple ECS types, specifications, and images
  • Stable Network Access

    Fast, stable, and secure dedicated network transmission channels
    Fast, stable, and secure dedicated network transmission channels
  • Multi-Level Monitoring

    Open platform for real-time resource monitoring, alarming, and notification
    Open platform for real-time resource monitoring, alarming, and notification
  • Multiple ECS Types
    Multiple ECS Types
    A variety of ECS types for a variety of scenario requirements.
    A variety of ECS types for a variety of scenario requirements.
  • Multiple ECS Specifications
    Multiple ECS Specifications
    Multiple, customizable specifications for each ECS type.
    Multiple, customizable specifications for each ECS type.
  • Multiple Images
    Multiple Images
    Public, private, shared images are available for you to select. You can also select a third-party Marketplace image to deploy websites and application development environments with a few clicks.
    Public, private, shared images are available for you to select. You can also select a third-party Marketplace image to deploy websites and application development environments with a few clicks.
  • Simple Network Construction
    Simple Network Construction
    You can easily build isolated virtual network environments with full control rights, including applying for EIPs or bandwidths, creating subnets, in addition to configuring DHCP and security groups. Moreover, you can use Direct Connect or Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to interconnect VPCs with traditional data centers to flexibly integrate resources.
    You can easily build isolated virtual network environments with full control rights, including applying for EIPs or bandwidths, creating subnets, in addition to configuring DHCP and security groups. Moreover, you can use Direct Connect or Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to interconnect VPCs with traditional data centers to flexibly integrate resources.
  • Secure Data Transmission
    Secure Data Transmission
    An encrypted communications tunnel compliant with industry standards allows you to access VPCs, helping you seamlessly extend services from existing data centers to HUAWEI CLOUD.
    An encrypted communications tunnel compliant with industry standards allows you to access VPCs, helping you seamlessly extend services from existing data centers to HUAWEI CLOUD.
  • Multi-DC Interconnection
    Multi-DC Interconnection
    Secure, stable, fast, dedicated network transmission channels are provided to interconnect enterprise computing environments with the HUAWEI CLOUD computing environment. You can use Direct Connect to connect computers in local data centers to ECSs or hosted servers on HUAWEI CLOUD through private networks. This fully leverages the advantages of cloud computing and existing facilities for a flexible, scalable, and hybrid IT computing environment.
    Secure, stable, fast, dedicated network transmission channels are provided to interconnect enterprise computing environments with the HUAWEI CLOUD computing environment. You can use Direct Connect to connect computers in local data centers to ECSs or hosted servers on HUAWEI CLOUD through private networks. This fully leverages the advantages of cloud computing and existing facilities for a flexible, scalable, and hybrid IT computing environment.
  • Visualized
    Visualized
    You can manage ECSs like traditional servers, such as remotely logging in to the ECSs and performing all operations.
    You can manage ECSs like traditional servers, such as remotely logging in to the ECSs and performing all operations.
  • Real-Time
    Real-Time
    Cloud Eye samples monitored metrics in real time, correctly generates resource monitoring alarms, and sends notifications to related personnel immediately after the alarms are triggered.
    Cloud Eye samples monitored metrics in real time, correctly generates resource monitoring alarms, and sends notifications to related personnel immediately after the alarms are triggered.
  • Cost-effective
    Cost-effective
    Cloud Eye is provisioned free of charge and allows you to view monitoring charts in real time.
    Cloud Eye is provisioned free of charge and allows you to view monitoring charts in real time.
  • Multiple Notification Methods
    Multiple Notification Methods
    Cloud Eye supports notification using emails and mobile phone text messages to allow you to promptly check service running status. Cloud Eye can also send alarms using HTTP to the alarm server, allowing you to handle the alarms using a program.
    Cloud Eye supports notification using emails and mobile phone text messages to allow you to promptly check service running status. Cloud Eye can also send alarms using HTTP to the alarm server, allowing you to handle the alarms using a program.
  • Competitive Advantage

    Years of hardware development and proprietary virtualization technology for an optimal user experience
    Years of hardware development and proprietary virtualization technology for an optimal user experience
  • Robust Performance

    Industry-leading computing, network, and storage performance contribute to the business success of enterprises
    Industry-leading computing, network, and storage performance contribute to the business success of enterprises
  • Flexible Billing

    Yearly/Monthly, pay-per-use, spot price, and reserved instances (RIs) for various application scenarios
    Yearly/Monthly, pay-per-use, spot price, and reserved instances (RIs) for various application scenarios
  • Kunpeng Chips
    Kunpeng Chips
    Huawei-developed Kunpeng chips improve concurrent processing performance of ARM-native applications by 10x, enabling device-edge-cloud synergy and offering optimal service experience at reduced costs for enterprises.
    Huawei-developed Kunpeng chips improve concurrent processing performance of ARM-native applications by 10x, enabling device-edge-cloud synergy and offering optimal service experience at reduced costs for enterprises.
  • Intelligent NICs
    Intelligent NICs
    All virtual network functions are offloaded to Huawei's intelligent NICs, offering 40 Gbit/s network bandwidth and reducing network latency by up to five times.
    All virtual network functions are offloaded to Huawei's intelligent NICs, offering 40 Gbit/s network bandwidth and reducing network latency by up to five times.
  • SDI 3.0
    SDI 3.0
    Full-offload instances based on SDI 3.0 break through performance bottlenecks, offering a giant leap in performance.
    Full-offload instances based on SDI 3.0 break through performance bottlenecks, offering a giant leap in performance.
  • Computing
    Computing
    ECSs offer up to 208 vCPUs and 4096 GB memory, providing top-of-the-line computational performance to support large in-memory databases and workloads.
    ECSs offer up to 208 vCPUs and 4096 GB memory, providing top-of-the-line computational performance to support large in-memory databases and workloads.
  • Network
    Network
    Huawei's C3ne ECS processors lead industry computational performance by 15% and provide up to 10 million PPS in network performance.
    Huawei's C3ne ECS processors lead industry computational performance by 15% and provide up to 10 million PPS in network performance.
  • Storage
    Storage
    EVS disks offer up to 20,000 IOPS and 350 MB/s of throughput with a latency of 1 ms.
    EVS disks offer up to 20,000 IOPS and 350 MB/s of throughput with a latency of 1 ms.
  • Yearly/Monthly
    Yearly/Monthly
    A prepaid billing mode in which the ECS will be billed based on the service duration. This cost-effective mode is ideal when the duration of ECS usage is predictable.
    A prepaid billing mode in which the ECS will be billed based on the service duration. This cost-effective mode is ideal when the duration of ECS usage is predictable.
  • Pay-Per-Use
    Pay-Per-Use
    A postpaid billing mode in which the ECS will be billed based on usage frequency and duration. This mode is ideal when you want more flexibility and control on ECS usage.
    A postpaid billing mode in which the ECS will be billed based on usage frequency and duration. This mode is ideal when you want more flexibility and control on ECS usage.
  • Spot Price
    Spot Price
    A postpaid billing mode in which the ECS will be billed based on the price that is effective for the time period it is being used. This mode is slightly more cost-effective than pay-per-use, and the spot price will be adjusted gradually based on market price or trends in supply and demand.
    A postpaid billing mode in which the ECS will be billed based on the price that is effective for the time period it is being used. This mode is slightly more cost-effective than pay-per-use, and the spot price will be adjusted gradually based on market price or trends in supply and demand.
  • Reserved Instance
    Reserved Instance
    An RI provides a discount that is slightly more cost-effective for pay-per-use ECSs. The discount applies when you buy an RI and then buy an ECS with the same attributes or when you have an existing ECS and buy an RI with the same attributes. Zonal RIs also reserve capacity for pay-per-use ECSs.
    An RI provides a discount that is slightly more cost-effective for pay-per-use ECSs. The discount applies when you buy an RI and then buy an ECS with the same attributes or when you have an existing ECS and buy an RI with the same attributes. Zonal RIs also reserve capacity for pay-per-use ECSs.

Application Scenarios

  • Internet

  • E-Commerce

  • Data Analysis

  • High-Performance Computing

Internet

Advantages

No special requirements on CPUs, memory, disk space, or bandwidth

Strong security and reliability

Application deployment based on one or only a few ECSs to minimize initial investment and maintenance costs

Examples

Official websites | Website R&D and testing | Small-scale databases


Recommended Solution

Use general-computing ECSs, which provide a balance of computing, memory, and network resources. This ECS type is appropriate for medium-load applications and meets the cloud service needs of enterprises and individuals.


Recommended Configurations

ECS  s3.large.2
  • vCPUs
    2
  • Memory
    4
  • Bandwidth
    5 Mbit/s
  • IP
    1

ECS comes with AS for free.

For high availability, make sure to buy ELB.

E-Commerce

Advantages

Large amount of memory

Capable of processing large volumes of data

Fast network and rapid data processing

Examples

Precision marketing | E-Commerce | Mobile Apps

Recommended Solution

Use memory-optimized ECSs, which have a large amount of memory and provide ultra-high I/O EVS disks and appropriate bandwidths. This ECS type is suitable for applications that process large volumes of data.

Recommended Configurations

ECS  m3.2xlarge.8
  • vCPUs
    8
  • Memory
    64 GB
  • Bandwidth
    10 Mbit/s
  • IP
    1

ECS comes with AS for free.


Data Analysis

Advantages

Capable of processing large volumes of data

High I/O performance and rapid data switching and processing

Examples

MapReduce | Hadoop


Recommended Solution

Use disk-intensive ECSs, which are designed for applications requiring sequential read/write on ultra-large datasets in local storage (such as distributed Hadoop computing) as well as large-scale parallel data processing and log processing. Disk-intensive ECSs are based on HDD and a default network bandwidth of 10GE, providing high PPS and low network latency. They also support up to 24 local disks, 48 vCPUs, and 384 GB of memory.


Recommended Configurations

ECS  d2.4xlarge.8
  • vCPUs
    16
  • Memory
    128 GB
  • Bandwidth
    5 Mbit/s
  • IP
    1

ECS comes with AS for free.

For high availability, make sure to buy ELB.

High-Performance Computing

Advantages

High computing performance

High throughput

Examples

Scientific computing | Genetic engineering | Games and animation | Biopharmaceuticals and storage


Recommended Solution

Use high-performance computing ECSs to meet the computing, storage, and rendering needs of high-performance infrastructure services and applications that require a large number of parallel computing resources.


Recommended Configurations

ECS  h3.4xlarge.4
  • vCPUs
    16
  • Memory
    64 GB
  • Bandwidth
    10 Mbit/s
  • IP
    1

ECS comes with AS for free.

For high availability, make sure to buy ELB.

Provides Scalable, On-demand Computing Resources

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