Latest Release: WordPress Powered by AMIMOTO (HVM) T2 Family

AMIMOTO AMI (T2 Family) “WordPress Powered by AMIMOTO (HVM) has been available since July 17, 2014 (USA time).

AWS Marketplace: WordPress powered by AMIMOTO (HVM) 

In line with this, the AMIMOTO AMI of Amazon Linux version that you may have been using until now has changed to the name, “WordPress powered by AMIMOTO (PVM)”. 

One more thing, please be advised that M1 and t1.micro family (older generation instances) are no longer available in the Amimoto HVM version.

Cost comparison between performance

(May be selected in the Amimoto PVM version) Older generation instance

Model vCPU Memory (GiB) Fee ***
t1.micro One 0.613 $ 0.026 / 1 hour
m1.small One 1.7 $ 0.081 / 1 hour
m1.medium One 3.75 $ 0.162 / 1 hour

(May be selected in the Amimoto HVM version) New generation instance

Model vCPU Memory (GiB) Fee ***
t2.micro One One $ 0.025  / 1 hour
t2.small One Two $ 0.060 / 1 hour
t2.medium Two Four $ 0.120  / 1 hour


T2 family, besides delivering high performance, its prices are also lower than that of the older generation instances.

In addition to “Software Usage Fee”, the “EC2 Usage Fees” is also added (EC2 usage charges $0.02 / 1 hour + Software usage fee charges $0.005 / 1 hour)***.

***The 2 tables above show the prices for Asia Pacific (Tokyo) region. Please note that costs vary on the instance type, and region. For more details on the prices, visit DigitalCube at the AWS Marketplace. 

Try out the new version of AMIMOTO and if you have any questions, or would simply like to share your thoughts with us, contact us here.