Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

2020/02/17 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   Documentation updates for EC2

2020/02/14 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   You can now enable Multi-Attach on Provisioned IOPS io1 volumes through the create-volume API.

2020/02/12 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for tagging public IPv4 pools.

2020/02/11 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon EC2 Now Supports Tagging Spot Fleet.

2020/02/06 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds platform details and billing info to the DescribeImages API.

2020/02/04 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon VPC Flow Logs adds support for 1-minute aggregation intervals.

2020/01/21 - 5 updated api methods

Changes   Add an enum value to the result of DescribeByoipCidrs to support CIDRs that are not publicly advertisable.

2020/01/20 - 2 new 6 updated api methods

Changes   This release provides support for a preview of bringing your own IPv6 addresses (BYOIP for IPv6) for use in AWS.

2020/01/16 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   Client VPN now supports Port Configuration for VPN Endpoints, allowing usage of either port 443 or port 1194.

2020/01/14 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for partition placement groups and instance metadata option in Launch Templates

2020/01/10 - 10 updated api methods

Changes   This release introduces the ability to tag egress only internet gateways, local gateways, local gateway route tables, local gateway virtual interfaces, local gateway virtual interface groups, local gateway route table VPC association and local gateway route table virtual interface group association. You can use tags to organize and identify your resources for cost allocation.

2020/01/06 - 1 new 6 updated api methods

Changes   This release supports service providers configuring a private DNS name for services other than AWS services and services available in the AWS marketplace. This feature allows consumers to access the service using an existing DNS name without making changes to their applications.

2019/12/20 - 14 updated api methods

Changes   This release introduces the ability to tag key pairs, placement groups, export tasks, import image tasks, import snapshot tasks and export image tasks. You can use tags to organize and identify your resources for cost allocation.

2019/12/19 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   We are updating the supportedRootDevices field to supportedRootDeviceTypes for DescribeInstanceTypes API to ensure that the actual value is returned, correcting a previous error in the model.

2019/12/18 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   This release introduces the ability to tag Elastic Graphics accelerators. You can use tags to organize and identify your accelerators for cost allocation.

2019/12/16 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   You can now configure your EC2 Fleet to preferentially use EC2 Capacity Reservations for launching On-Demand instances, enabling you to fully utilize the available (and unused) Capacity Reservations before launching On-Demand instances on net new capacity.

2019/12/11 - 5 updated api methods

Changes   This release allows customers to attach multiple Elastic Inference Accelerators to a single EC2 instance. It adds support for a Count parameter for each Elastic Inference Accelerator type you specify on the RunInstances and LaunchTemplate APIs.

2019/12/03 - 29 new 70 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for the following features: 1. An option to enable acceleration for Site-to-Site VPN connections, to improve connection performance by leveraging AWS Global Accelerator; 2. Inf1 instances featuring up to 16 AWS Inferentia chips, custom-built for ML inference applications to deliver low latency and high throughput performance. Use Inf1 instances to run high scale ML inference applications such as image recognition, speech recognition, natural language processing, personalization, and fraud detection at the lowest cost in the cloud. Inf1 instances will soon be available for use with Amazon SageMaker, Amazon EKS and Amazon ECS. To get started, see https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/Inf1; 3. The ability to associate route tables with internet gateways and virtual private gateways, and define routes to insert network and security virtual appliances in the path of inbound and outbound traffic. For more information on Amazon VPC Ingress Routing, see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/vpc/latest/userguide/VPC_Route_Tables.html#gateway-route-table; 4. AWS Local Zones that place compute, storage, database, and other select services closer to you for applications that require very low latency to your end-users. AWS Local Zones also allow you to seamlessly connect to the full range of services in the AWS Region through the same APIs and tool sets; 5. Launching and viewing EC2 instances and EBS volumes running locally in Outposts. This release also introduces a new local gateway (LGW) with Outposts to enable connectivity between Outposts and local on-premises networks as well as the internet; 6. Peering Transit Gateways between regions simplifying creation of secure and private global networks on AWS; 7. Transit Gateway Multicast, enabling multicast routing within and between VPCs using Transit Gateway as a multicast router.

2019/12/02 - 13 updated api methods

Changes   AWS now provides a new BYOL experience for software licenses, such as Windows and SQL Server, that require a dedicated physical server. You can now enjoy the flexibility and cost effectiveness of using your own licenses on Amazon EC2 Dedicated Hosts, but with the simplicity, resiliency, and elasticity of AWS. You can specify your Dedicated Host management preferences, such as host allocation, host capacity utilization, and instance placement in AWS License Manager. Once set up, AWS takes care of these administrative tasks on your behalf, so that you can seamlessly launch virtual machines (instances) on Dedicated Hosts just like you would launch an EC2 instance with AWS provided licenses.

2019/11/25 - 2 new api methods

Changes   This release adds two new APIs: 1. ModifyDefaultCreditSpecification, which allows you to set default credit specification at the account level per AWS Region, per burstable performance instance family, so that all new burstable performance instances in the account launch using the new default credit specification. 2. GetDefaultCreditSpecification, which allows you to get current default credit specification per AWS Region, per burstable performance instance family. This release also adds new client exceptions for StartInstances and StopInstances.

2019/11/22 - 2 new 18 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds two new APIs (DescribeInstanceTypes and DescribeInstanceTypeOfferings) that give customers access to instance type attributes and regional and zonal offerings.

2019/11/21 - 5 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for attaching AWS License Manager Configurations to Amazon Machine Image (AMI) using ImportImage API; and adds support for running different instance sizes on EC2 Dedicated Hosts

2019/11/20 - 3 new 2 updated api methods

Changes   This release of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) introduces support for Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) fast snapshot restores.

2019/11/19 - 1 new 4 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for RunInstances to specify the metadata options for new instances; adds a new API, ModifyInstanceMetadataOptions, which lets you modify the metadata options for a running or stopped instance; and adds support for CreateCustomerGateway to specify a device name.

2019/11/15 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   You can now add tags while copying snapshots. Previously, a user had to first copy the snapshot and then add tags to the copied snapshot manually. Moving forward, you can specify the list of tags you wish to be applied to the copied snapshot as a parameter on the Copy Snapshot API.

2019/10/10 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   New EC2 M5n, M5dn, R5n, R5dn instances with 100 Gbps network performance and Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA) for ultra low latency; New A1.metal bare metal instance powered by AWS Graviton Processors

2019/10/03 - 1 new 2 updated api methods

Changes   This release allows customers to purchase regional EC2 RIs on a future date.

2019/09/20 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   G4 instances are Amazon EC2 instances based on NVIDIA T4 GPUs and are designed to provide cost-effective machine learning inference for applications, like image classification, object detection, recommender systems, automated speech recognition, and language translation. G4 instances are also a cost-effective platform for building and running graphics-intensive applications, such as remote graphics workstations, video transcoding, photo-realistic design, and game streaming in the cloud. To get started with G4 instances visit https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/g4.

2019/09/12 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   Fix for FleetActivityStatus and FleetStateCode enum

2019/09/11 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for new data fields and log format in VPC flow logs.

2019/09/09 - 1 new 4 updated api methods

Changes   This release expands Site-to-Site VPN tunnel options to allow customers to restrict security algorithms and configure timer settings for VPN connections. Customers can specify these new options while creating new VPN connections, or they can modify the tunnel options on existing connections using a new API.

2019/08/23 - 2 new api methods

Changes   This release of EC2 VM Import Export adds support for exporting Amazon Machine Image(AMI)s to a VM file

2019/08/15 - 1 new 5 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds an option to use private certificates from AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) to authenticate a Site-to-Site VPN connection's tunnel endpoints and customer gateway device.

2019/08/14 - 1 new 18 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds a new API called SendDiagnosticInterrupt, which allows you to send diagnostic interrupts to your EC2 instance.

2019/08/05 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon EC2 now supports a new Spot allocation strategy "Capacity-optimized" that fulfills your request using Spot Instance pools that are optimally chosen based on the available Spot capacity.

2019/07/26 - 1 new 2 updated api methods

Changes   You can now create EC2 Capacity Reservations using Availability Zone ID or Availability Zone name. You can view usage of Amazon EC2 Capacity Reservations per AWS account.

2019/07/24 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   This release introduces support for split tunnel with AWS Client VPN, and also adds support for opt-in Regions in DescribeRegions API. In addition, customers can now also tag Launch Templates on creation.

2019/07/01 - 5 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for specifying a maximum hourly price for all On-Demand and Spot instances in both Spot Fleet and EC2 Fleet.

2019/06/28 - 19 updated api methods

Changes   You can now launch 8xlarge and 16xlarge instance sizes on the general purpose M5 and memory optimized R5 instance types.

2019/06/25 - 14 new 7 updated api methods

Changes   Starting today, you can use Traffic Mirroring to copy network traffic from an elastic network interface of Amazon EC2 instances and then send it to out-of-band security and monitoring appliances for content inspection, threat monitoring, and troubleshooting. These appliances can be deployed as individual instances, or as a fleet of instances behind a Network Load Balancer with a User Datagram Protocol (UDP) listener. Traffic Mirroring supports filters and packet truncation, so that you only extract the traffic of interest to monitor by using monitoring tools of your choice.

2019/06/18 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You can now launch new 12xlarge, 24xlarge, and metal instance sizes on the Amazon EC2 compute optimized C5 instance types featuring 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors.

2019/06/13 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   G4 instances are Amazon EC2 instances based on NVIDIA T4 GPUs and are designed to provide cost-effective machine learning inference for applications, like image classification, object detection, recommender systems, automated speech recognition, and language translation. G4 instances are also a cost-effective platform for building and running graphics-intensive applications, such as remote graphics workstations, video transcoding, photo-realistic design, and game streaming in the cloud. To get started with G4 instances visit https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/g4.

2019/06/07 - 14 updated api methods

Changes   Adds DNS entries and NLB ARNs to describe-vpc-endpoint-connections API response. Adds owner ID to describe-vpc-endpoints and create-vpc-endpoint API responses.

2019/06/04 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for Host Recovery feature which automatically restarts instances on to a new replacement host if failures are detected on Dedicated Host.

2019/06/03 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon EC2 I3en instances are the new storage-optimized instances offering up to 60 TB NVMe SSD instance storage and up to 100 Gbps of network bandwidth.

2019/05/29 - 1 new api methods

Changes   Customers can now simultaneously take snapshots of multiple EBS volumes attached to an EC2 instance. With this new capability, snapshots guarantee crash-consistency across multiple volumes by preserving the order of IO operations. This new feature is fully integrated with Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager (DLM) allowing customers to automatically manage snapshots by creating lifecycle policies.

2019/05/23 - 6 new api methods

Changes   New APIs to enable EBS encryption by default feature. Once EBS encryption by default is enabled in a region within the account, all new EBS volumes and snapshot copies are always encrypted

2019/05/22 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds idempotency support for associate, create route and authorization APIs for AWS Client VPN Endpoints.

2019/05/15 - 5 updated api methods

Changes   Adding tagging support for VPC Endpoints and VPC Endpoint Services.

2019/05/14 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   Pagination support for ec2.DescribeSubnets, ec2.DescribeDhcpOptions

2019/05/01 - 1 new api methods

Changes   This release adds an API for the modification of a VPN Connection, enabling migration from a Virtual Private Gateway (VGW) to a Transit Gateway (TGW), while preserving the VPN endpoint IP addresses on the AWS side as well as the tunnel options.

2019/04/29 - 12 updated api methods

Changes   Adds support for Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA) ENIs.

2019/04/24 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You can now launch the new Amazon EC2 general purpose burstable instance types T3a that feature AMD EPYC processors.

2019/04/17 - 5 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for requester-managed Interface VPC Endpoints (powered by AWS PrivateLink). The feature prevents VPC endpoint owners from accidentally deleting or otherwise mismanaging the VPC endpoints of some AWS VPC endpoint services.

2019/03/27 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You can now launch the new Amazon EC2 R5ad and M5ad instances that feature local NVMe attached SSD instance storage (up to 3600 GB). M5ad and R5ad feature AMD EPYC processors that offer a 10% cost savings over the M5d and R5d EC2 instances.

2019/03/18 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   DescribeFpgaImages API now returns a new DataRetentionSupport attribute to indicate if the AFI meets the requirements to support DRAM data retention. DataRetentionSupport is a read-only attribute.

2019/03/14 - 8 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds tagging support for Dedicated Host Reservations.

2019/03/06 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds pagination support for ec2.DescribeVpcs, ec2.DescribeInternetGateways and ec2.DescribeNetworkAcls APIs

2019/03/01 - 1 new 1 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for modifying instance event start time which allows users to reschedule EC2 events.

2019/02/14 - 20 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds tagging and ARN support for AWS Client VPN Endpoints.You can now run bare metal workloads on EC2 M5 and M5d instances. m5.metal and m5d.metal instances are powered by custom Intel Xeon Scalable Processors with a sustained all core frequency of up to 3.1 GHz. m5.metal and m5d.metal offer 96 vCPUs and 384 GiB of memory. With m5d.metal, you also have access to 3.6 TB of NVMe SSD-backed instance storage. m5.metal and m5d.metal instances deliver 25 Gbps of aggregate network bandwidth using Elastic Network Adapter (ENA)-based Enhanced Networking, as well as 14 Gbps of bandwidth to EBS.You can now run bare metal workloads on EC2 z1d instances. z1d.metal instances are powered by custom Intel Xeon Scalable Processors with a sustained all core frequency of up to 4.0 GHz. z1d.metal offers 48 vCPUs, 384 GiB of memory, and 1.8 TB of NVMe SSD-backed instance storage. z1d.metal instances deliver 25 Gbps of aggregate network bandwidth using Elastic Network Adapter (ENA)-based Enhanced Networking, as well as 14 Gbps of bandwidth to EBS.

2019/02/06 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   Add Linux with SQL Server Standard, Linux with SQL Server Web, and Linux with SQL Server Enterprise to the list of allowed instance platforms for On-Demand Capacity Reservations.

2019/02/05 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   ec2.DescribeVpcPeeringConnections pagination support

2019/01/10 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   EC2 Spot: a) CreateFleet support for Single AvailabilityZone requests and b) support for paginated DescribeSpotInstanceRequests.

2018/12/19 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   This release adds support for specifying partition as a strategy for EC2 Placement Groups. This new strategy allows one to launch instances into partitions that do not share certain underlying hardware between partitions, to assist with building and deploying highly available replicated applications.

2018/12/18 - 19 new api methods

Changes   Client VPN, is a client-based VPN service. With Client VPN, you can securely access resources in AWS as well as access resources in on-premises from any location using OpenVPN based devices. With Client VPN, you can set network based firewall rules that can restrict access to networks based on Active Directory groups.

2018/12/07 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You can now launch the larger-sized P3dn.24xlarge instance that features NVIDIA Tesla V100s with double the GPU memory, 100Gbps networking and local NVMe storage.

2018/11/29 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   Adds the following updates: 1. You can now hibernate and resume Amazon-EBS backed instances using the StopInstances and StartInstances APIs. For more information about using this feature and supported instance types and operating systems, visit the user guide. 2. Amazon Elastic Inference accelerators are resources that you can attach to current generation EC2 instances to accelerate your deep learning inference workloads. With Amazon Elastic Inference, you can configure the right amount of inference acceleration to your deep learning application without being constrained by fixed hardware configurations and limited GPU selection. 3. AWS License Manager makes it easier to manage licenses in AWS and on premises when customers run applications using existing licenses from a variety of software vendors including Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, and IBM.

2018/11/28 - 14 updated api methods

Changes   With VPC sharing, you can now allow multiple accounts in the same AWS Organization to launch their application resources, like EC2 instances, RDS databases, and Redshift clusters into shared, centrally managed VPCs.

2018/11/27 - 25 new 27 updated api methods

Changes   Adds the following updates: 1. Transit Gateway helps easily scale connectivity across thousands of Amazon VPCs, AWS accounts, and on-premises networks. 2. Amazon EC2 A1 instance is a new Arm architecture based general purpose instance. 3. You can now launch the new Amazon EC2 compute optimized C5n instances that can utilize up to 100 Gbps of network bandwidth.

2018/11/20 - 8 updated api methods

Changes   Adding AvailabilityZoneId to DescribeAvailabilityZones

2018/11/14 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon EC2 Fleet now supports a new request type "Instant" that you can use to provision capacity synchronously across instance types & purchase models and CreateFleet will return the instances launched in the API response.

2018/11/07 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   VM Import/Export now supports generating encrypted EBS snapshots, as well as AMIs backed by encrypted EBS snapshots during the import process.

2018/11/06 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You can now launch the new Amazon EC2 memory optimized R5a and general purpose M5a instances families that feature AMD EPYC processors.

2018/10/25 - 5 new 6 updated api methods

Changes   As part of this release we are introducing EC2 On-Demand Capacity Reservations. With On-Demand Capacity Reservations, customers can reserve the exact EC2 capacity they need, and can keep it only for as long as they need it.

2018/10/23 - 6 new 2 updated api methods

Changes   Provides customers the ability to Bring Your Own IP (BYOIP) prefix. You can bring part or all of your public IPv4 address range from your on-premises network to your AWS account. You continue to own the address range, but AWS advertises it on the internet.

2018/10/11 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You can now launch the smaller-sized G3 instance called g3s.xlarge. G3s.xlarge provides 4 vCPU, 30.5 GB RAM and a NVIDIA Tesla M60 GPU. It is ideal for remote workstations, engineering and architectural applications, and 3D visualizations and rendering for visual effects.

2018/09/28 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You can now use EC2 High Memory instances with 6 TiB memory (u-6tb1.metal), 9 TiB memory (u-9tb1.metal), and 12 TiB memory (u-12tb1.metal), which are ideal for running large in-memory databases, including production deployments of SAP HANA. These instances offer 448 logical processors, where each logical processor is a hyperthread on 224 cores. These instance deliver high networking throughput and lower latency with up to 25 Gbps of aggregate network bandwidth using Elastic Network Adapter (ENA)-based Enhanced Networking. These instances are EBS-Optimized by default, and support encrypted and unencrypted EBS volumes. This instance is only available in host-tenancy. You will need an EC2 Dedicated Host for this instance type to launch an instance.

2018/09/25 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Add pagination support for ec2.describe-route-tables API.

2018/09/20 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You can now launch f1.4xlarge, a new instance size within the existing f1 family which provides two Xilinx Virtex Field Programmable Arrays (FPGAs) for acceleration. FPGA acceleration provide additional performance and time sensitivity for specialized accelerated workloads such as clinical genomics and real-time video processing. F1.4xlarge instances are available in the US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), GovCloud (US), and EU West (Dublin) AWS Regions.

2018/09/17 - 7 updated api methods

Changes   Added support for customers to tag EC2 Dedicated Hosts on creation.

2018/09/12 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Pagination Support for DescribeNetworkInterfaces API

2018/08/21 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   Added support for T3 Instance type in EC2. To learn more about T3 instances, please see https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/t3/

2018/08/07 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon VPC Flow Logs adds support for delivering flow logs directly to S3

2018/07/26 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   This change provides the EC2/Spot customers with two new allocation strategies -- LowestN for Spot instances, and OD priority for on-demand instances.

2018/07/25 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   R5 is the successor to R4 in EC2's memory-optimized instance family. R5d is a variant of R5 that has local NVMe SSD. Z1d instances deliver both high compute and high memory. Z1d instances use custom Intel Xeon Scalable Processors running at up to 4.0 GHz, powered by sustained all-core Turbo Boost. They are available in 6 sizes, with up to 48 vCPUs, 384 GiB of memory, and 1.8 TB of local NVMe storage.

2018/07/10 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   Support CpuOptions field in Launch Template data and allow Launch Template name to contain hyphen.

2018/07/03 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Added support for customers to tag EC2 Dedicated Hosts

2018/06/04 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You are now able to use instance storage (up to 3600 GB of NVMe based SSD) on M5 instances, the next generation of EC2's General Purpose instances in us-east-1, us-west-2, us-east-2, eu-west-1 and ca-central-1. M5 instances offer up to 96 vCPUs, 384 GiB of DDR4 instance memory, 25 Gbps in Network bandwidth and improved EBS and Networking bandwidth on smaller instance sizes and provide a balance of compute, memory and network resources for many applications.

2018/05/17 - 18 updated api methods

Changes   You are now able to use instance storage (up to 1800 GB of NVMe based SSD) on C5 instances, the next generation of EC2's compute optimized instances in us-east-1, us-west-2, us-east-2, eu-west-1 and ca-central-1. C5 instances offer up to 72 vCPUs, 144 GiB of DDR4 instance memory, 25 Gbps in Network bandwidth and improved EBS and Networking bandwidth on smaller instance sizes to deliver improved performance for compute-intensive workloads.You can now run bare metal workloads on EC2 with i3.metal instances. As a new instance size belonging to the I3 instance family, i3.metal instances have the same characteristics as other instances in the family, including NVMe SSD-backed instance storage optimized for low latency, very high random I/O performance, and high sequential read throughput. I3.metal instances are powered by 2.3 GHz Intel Xeon processors, offering 36 hyper-threaded cores (72 logical processors), 512 GiB of memory, and 15.2 TB of NVMe SSD-backed instance storage. These instances deliver high networking throughput and lower latency with up to 25 Gbps of aggregate network bandwidth using Elastic Network Adapter (ENA)-based Enhanced Networking.

2018/05/10 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Enable support for latest flag with Get Console Output

2018/05/08 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   Enable support for specifying CPU options during instance launch.

2018/05/02 - 6 new 2 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon EC2 Fleet is a new feature that simplifies the provisioning of Amazon EC2 capacity across different EC2 instance types, Availability Zones, and the On-Demand, Reserved Instance, and Spot Instance purchase models. With a single API call, you can now provision capacity to achieve desired scale, performance, and cost.

2018/04/19 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Added support for customers to see the time at which a Dedicated Host was allocated or released.

2018/03/01 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Added support for modifying Placement Group association of instances via ModifyInstancePlacement API.

2018/02/12 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   Network interfaces now supply the following additional status of "associated" to better distinguish the current status.

2018/02/09 - 2 new api methods

Changes   Users can now better understand the longer ID opt-in status of their account using the two new APIs DescribeAggregateIdFormat and DescribePrincipalIdFormat

2017/12/21 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Elastic IP tagging enables you to add key and value metadata to your Elastic IPs so that you can search, filter, and organize them according to your organization's needs.

2017/11/30 - 5 updated api methods

Changes   Adds the following updates: 1. Spread Placement ensures that instances are placed on distinct hardware in order to reduce correlated failures. 2. Inter-region VPC Peering allows customers to peer VPCs across different AWS regions without requiring additional gateways, VPN connections or physical hardware

2017/11/30 - 2 new 16 updated api methods

Changes   Adds the following updates: 1. T2 Unlimited enables high CPU performance for any period of time whenever required 2. You are now able to create and launch EC2 m5 and h1 instances

2017/11/29 - 21 new 13 updated api methods

Changes   Adds the following updates: 1. You are now able to host a service powered by AWS PrivateLink to provide private connectivity to other VPCs. You are now also able to create endpoints to other services powered by PrivateLink including AWS services, Marketplace Seller services or custom services created by yourself or other AWS VPC customers. 2. You are now able to save launch parameters in a single template that can be used with Auto Scaling, Spot Fleet, Spot, and On Demand instances. 3. You are now able to launch Spot instances via the RunInstances API, using a single additional parameter. RunInstances will response synchronously with an instance ID should capacity be available for your Spot request. 4. A simplified Spot pricing model which delivers low, predictable prices that adjust gradually, based on long-term trends in supply and demand. 5. Amazon EC2 Spot can now hibernate Amazon EBS-backed instances in the event of an interruption, so your workloads pick up from where they left off. Spot can fulfill your request by resuming instances from a hibernated state when capacity is available.

2017/11/16 - 12 updated api methods

Changes   You are now able to create and launch EC2 x1e smaller instance sizes

2017/11/09 - 1 new 2 updated api methods

Changes   Introduces the following features: 1. Create a default subnet in an Availability Zone if no default subnet exists. 2. Spot Fleet integrates with Elastic Load Balancing to enable you to attach one or more load balancers to a Spot Fleet request. When you attach the load balancer, it automatically registers the instance in the Spot Fleet to the load balancers which distributes incoming traffic across the instances.

2017/11/08 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   AWS PrivateLink for Amazon Services - Customers can now privately access Amazon services from their Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), without using public IPs, and without requiring the traffic to traverse across the Internet.

2017/11/07 - 12 updated api methods

Changes   You are now able to create and launch EC2 C5 instances, the next generation of EC2's compute-optimized instances, in us-east-1, us-west-2 and eu-west-1. C5 instances offer up to 72 vCPUs, 144 GiB of DDR4 instance memory, 25 Gbps in Network bandwidth and improved EBS and Networking bandwidth on smaller instance sizes to deliver improved performance for compute-intensive workloads.

2017/10/26 - 12 updated api methods

Changes   You are now able to create and launch EC2 P3 instance, next generation GPU instances, optimized for machine learning and high performance computing applications. With up to eight NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs, P3 instances provide up to one petaflop of mixed-precision, 125 teraflops of single-precision, and 62 teraflops of double-precision floating point performance, as well as a 300 GB/s second-generation NVLink interconnect that enables high-speed, low-latency GPU-to-GPU communication. P3 instances also feature up to 64 vCPUs based on custom Intel Xeon E5 (Broadwell) processors, 488 GB of DRAM, and 25 Gbps of dedicated aggregate network bandwidth using the Elastic Network Adapter (ENA).

2017/10/20 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Adding pagination support for DescribeSecurityGroups for EC2 Classic and VPC Security Groups

2017/10/16 - 1 new api methods

Changes   You can now change the tenancy of your VPC from dedicated to default with a single API operation. For more details refer to the documentation for changing VPC tenancy.

2017/10/10 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   This release includes updates to AWS Virtual Private Gateway.

2017/10/03 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   This release includes service updates to AWS VPN.

2017/09/21 - 5 new 1 updated api methods

Changes   Add EC2 APIs to copy Amazon FPGA Images (AFIs) within the same region and across multiple regions, delete AFIs, and modify AFI attributes. AFI attributes include name, description and granting/denying other AWS accounts to load the AFI.

2017/09/18 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon EC2 now lets you opt for Spot instances to be stopped in the event of an interruption instead of being terminated. Your Spot request can be fulfilled again by restarting instances from a previously stopped state, subject to availability of capacity at or below your preferred price. When you submit a persistent Spot request, you can choose from "terminate" or "stop" as the instance interruption behavior. Choosing "stop" will shutdown your Spot instances so you can continue from this stopped state later on. This feature is only available for instances with Amazon EBS volume as their root device.

2017/09/13 - 12 updated api methods

Changes   You are now able to create and launch EC2 x1e.32xlarge instance, a new EC2 instance in the X1 family, in us-east-1, us-west-2, eu-west-1, and ap-northeast-1. x1e.32xlarge offers 128 vCPUs, 3,904 GiB of DDR4 instance memory, high memory bandwidth, large L3 caches, and leading reliability capabilities to boost the performance and reliability of in-memory applications.

2017/09/07 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   With Tagging support, you can add Key and Value metadata to search, filter and organize your NAT Gateways according to your organization's needs.

2017/08/31 - 2 new 6 updated api methods

Changes   Descriptions for Security Group Rules enables customers to be able to define a description for ingress and egress security group rules . The Descriptions for Security Group Rules feature supports one description field per Security Group rule for both ingress and egress rules . Descriptions for Security Group Rules provides a simple way to describe the purpose or function of a Security Group Rule allowing for easier customer identification of configuration elements . Prior to the release of Descriptions for Security Group Rules , customers had to maintain a separate system outside of AWS if they wanted to track Security Group Rule mapping and their purpose for being implemented. If a security group rule has already been created and you would like to update or change your description for that security group rule you can use the UpdateSecurityGroupRuleDescription API.

2017/08/29 - 8 updated api methods

Changes   Provides capability to add secondary CIDR blocks to a VPC.

2017/08/11 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Provides customers an opportunity to recover an EIP that was released

2017/07/27 - 1 new api methods

Changes   The CreateDefaultVPC API enables you to create a new default VPC . You no longer need to contact AWS support, if your default VPC has been deleted.

2017/07/26 - 1 new 2 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs allow you to easily attach low-cost graphics acceleration to current generation EC2 instances. With Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs, you can configure the right amount of graphics acceleration to your particular workload without being constrained by fixed hardware configurations and limited GPU selection.

2017/07/24 - 2 updated api methods

Changes   Spot Fleet tagging capability allows customers to automatically tag instances launched by Spot Fleet. You can use this feature to label or distinguish instances created by distinct Spot Fleets. Tagging your EC2 instances also enables you to see instance cost allocation by tag in your AWS bill.

2017/07/14 - 12 updated api methods

Changes   New EC2 GPU Graphics instance

2017/07/13 - 3 new api methods

Changes   X-ENI (or Cross-Account ENI) is a new feature that allows the attachment or association of Elastic Network Interfaces (ENI) between VPCs in different AWS accounts located in the same availability zone. With this new capability, service providers and partners can deliver managed solutions in a variety of new architectural patterns where the provider and consumer of the service are in different AWS accounts.

2017/06/15 - 1 new 3 updated api methods

Changes   Adds API to describe Amazon FPGA Images (AFIs) available to customers, which includes public AFIs, private AFIs that you own, and AFIs owned by other AWS accounts for which you have load permissions.

2017/04/19 - 1 new api methods

Changes   Adds support for creating an Amazon FPGA Image (AFI) from a specified design checkpoint (DCP).

2017/02/21 - 1 updated api methods

Changes   Added the billingProduct parameter to the RegisterImage API.

2017/02/14 - 2 new api methods

Changes   Adds support for the new Modify Volumes apis.

2017/02/09 - 4 new api methods

Changes   This feature allows customers to associate an IAM profile to running instances that do not have any.

2017/01/26 - 3 updated api methods

Changes   Adds instance health check functionality to replace unhealthy EC2 Spot fleet instances with fresh ones

2017/01/19 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   Amazon EC2 Spot instances now support dedicated tenancy, providing the ability to run Spot instances single-tenant manner on physically isolated hardware within a VPC to satisfy security, privacy, or other compliance requirements. Dedicated Spot instances can be requested using RequestSpotInstances and RequestSpotFleet.

2016/12/06 - 12 updated api methods

Changes   Adds T2.xlarge, T2.2xlarge, and R4 instance types.

2016/12/01 - 221 new api methods

Changes   Adds IPv6 Support for EC2 and new F1 Instance types.

2016/09/29 - 212 new api methods

Changes   Adding support for EC2 Convertible RIs and the EC2 RI regional benefit.

2016/08/18 - 4 new 1 updated api methods

Changes   Adds new APIs supporting dedicated host reservations. Also adds new property to response of `describeSpotFleetRequests` to indicate the activity status of spot fleet requests.

2016/07/29 - 4 updated api methods

Changes   Enables resolution of DNS queries from a peered VPC to a private IP address.