November 02, 2020
Each cloud has its own unique naming scheme for cloud instance types. Some have different sizes (e.g. small, large, xlarge). Some have versions (e.g. v2, v3, v4). All have families made up of a variety of letters and trying to remember what these seemingly random set of letters and numbers mean present a challenge to users.
That challenge resulted in the creation of cloudhw.info! The site currently has the information on instance types from three of the major clouds:
On the main page, users can search for an instance type or select a family from one of the families at the bottom of the page.
Once a type is selected, on the new page users receive the following:
Checkout cloudhw.info and search for instance types you have used, or check out some other instance types. To get started here are some interesting and unique instance types: