Table 1: Amazon services: virtual machines, storage, data transfer, and disk access. This information is for the Amazon US site. Prices for other sites are available on the AWS website.

Resource type AWS service Service unit CPUs (#(GHz)) Memory (GB) Cost ($/Hr)

m1.large 2 (2) 7.5 0.32
m1.xlarge 4 (2) 15 0.64
Computation EC2 c1.xlarge 8 (2.5) 7 0.66
m2.4xlarge 8 (3.25) 68.4 1.80
cc1.4xlarge 8 (4.19) 23 1.30

Resource type AWS service Service unit Size Tiers Cost ($/GB/month)

S3 Bucket Unlimited 1st 1 TB 0.14
StorageS3 Bucket Unlimited Next 450 TB 0.1
S3 Bucket Unlimited Next 4000 TB 0.08
EBS Volume Up to 1 TB 0.10

Resource type AWS service Service unit Type Size Cost ($/GB/month)

S3 I/O Data IN/within AWS Any 0.00
S3 I/O Data OUT 1st 1 GB 0.00
Data transfer S3 I/O Data OUT Next 10 TB 0.12
S3 I/O Data OUT Next 100 TB 0.07
S3 I/O Data OUT Next 150+ TB 0.05

S3 API GET, PUT, POST 1 K request 0.01
Disk access S3 API COPY, LIST 1 K request 0.01
EBS I/O R/W 1 M request 0.1