AMD EPYC on cloud

Posted under tech On By xpk

The new AMD-based instance types are made available in Nov 2018. It’s damn impressive. Here is a quick benchmark using openssl.

The first is from EPYC, second from ARM, third from Intel.

Below is what an AMD Ryzen7 2700 does

▶ openssl speed -engine padlock -evp aes-256-xts
type        16 bytes   64 bytes    256 bytes   1024 bytes  8192 bytes  16384 bytes
aes-256-xts 448645.64k 1723738.09k 3990048.43k 5924899.84k 6806233.09k 6963849.90k

Yes, AWS also launched ARM-based instances.

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