Mapping of Amazon Web Services resources to Rackspace resources

  • Last updated on: 2018-11-06
  • Authored by: David Hendler

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The following table maps Amazon® Web Services® (AWS) infrastructure as a service (IaaS) products to Rackspace products:

AWS product Corresponding Rackspace product
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud® (EC2) Cloud Servers product and pricing
Cloud Servers API
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing Cloud Load Balancers product and pricing
Cloud Load Balancers API
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud® (VPC) Cloud Networks product and pricing
Amazon Route 53® Cloud DNS product and pricing
AWS Direct Connect® RackConnect®
Amazon Simple Storage Service® (S3®) Cloud Files product and pricing
Cloud Files API
Amazon Glacier® Cloud Backup (with compression)
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) Cloud Block Storage product and pricing
Cloud Block Storage API
AWS Import/Export Hard Drive Import/Export
AWS Storage Gateway Multiple Partner solutions available
Amazon CloudFront® Rackspace CDN product and pricing
Rackspace Content Delivery Network (CDN) API
Amazon Relational Database® Service (RDS®) Cloud Databases product and pricing
Cloud Databases API
Amazon DynamoDB® Object Rocket (MongoDB - open)
Amazon Simple Email Service® (SES) and Amazon Simple Notification Service® (SNS) Mailgun (Partner Solutions)
Elastic Transcoder Enterprise Media Processing (Partner Solutions)
Identity and Access Management (IAM) console Cloud Control Panel
AWS CloudWatch® Cloud Monitoring product and pricing
Cloud Monitoring API
AWS CloudFormation® Deployments
CloudSearch® and Redshift® Non-Core (Partner Solutions)

Mapping of EC2 instance types to Rackspace Cloud instance types

The following table maps Amazon EC2 instance types to equivalent Rackspace Cloud instance types so that you can select an appropriate instance size for your Rackspace Cloud Server:

EC2 instance type Rackspace instance type
Micro:
613 MB RAM, up to 2 ECUs, EBS storage, 64 bit
Standard: 512 MB RAM, 20 GB HDD, 1 vCPU
1 GB RAM, 40 GB HDD, 1 vCPU
Performance: 1 GB RAM, 20 GB SSD, 1 vCPU
M1 Small:
1.7 GB RAM, 1 ECU, 160 GB local storage, 32 or 64 bit
Standard: 2 GB RAM, 80 GB HDD, 2 vCPUs
Performance: 2 GB RAM, 40 GB and 20 GB SSDs, 2 vCPU
M1 Medium:
3.75 GB RAM, 2 ECUs, 410 GB local storage, 32 or 64 bit
Standard: 4 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD, 2 vCPUs
Performance: 4 GB RAM, 40 GB and 40 GB SSDs, 4 vCPU
M1 Large:
7.5 GB RAM, 4 ECUs, 850 GB local storage, 64 bit
Standard: 8 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD, 4 vCPUs
Performance: 8 GB RAM, 40 GB and 80 GB SSDs, 8 vCPU
M1 Extra Large:
15 GB RAM, 8 ECUs, 1690 GB local storage, 64 bit
Standard: 15 GB RAM, 620 GB HDD, 6 vCPUs
Performance: 15 GB RAM, 40 GB and 150 GB SSDs, 4 vCPU
M3 Extra Large:
15 GB RAM, 13 ECUs, EBS storage, 64 bit
Standard: 15 GB RAM, 620 GB HDD, 6 vCPUs
Performance: 15 GB RAM, 40 GB and 150 GB SSDs, 4 vCPU
M3 Extra Double Large:
30 GB RAM, 26 ECUs, EBS storage, 64 bit
Standard: 30 GB RAM, 1200 GB HDD, 8 vCPUs
Performance: 30 GB RAM, 40 GB and 300 GB SSDs, 8 vCPU
High-Memory Extra Large:
17 GB RAM, 6.5 ECUs, 420 GB storage, 64 bit
Standard: 15 GB RAM, 620 GB HDD, 6 vCPUs
Performance: 15 GB RAM, 40 GB and 150 GB SSDs, 4 vCPU
High-Memory Double Extra Large:
34 GB RAM, 13 ECUs, 850 GB local storage, 64 bit
Standard: 30 GB RAM, 1200 GB HDD, 8 vCPUs
Performance: 30 GB RAM, 40 GB and 300 GB SSDs, 8 vCPU

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