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AWS Graviton2 Processor (ARM) support

Discussion in 'Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting' started by tininho, Sep 16, 2020.

  1. tininho

    tininho Premium Member Premium Member

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    I have seen some benchmarks with more than 50% performance boost under certain loads compared to Ryzen-line and other top-of-the-line CPUs.

    Is it possible to try this out yet? I see no supported OSs in AWS (there is no CentOS support for aarch64 as of yet?), so no Centminmod for Graviton2 yet?
     
  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Yeah Centmin Mod doesn't support ARM cpus yet as not all YUM packages from 3rd parties support ARM as opposed to usual x86 cpus.
     
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    There is an interesting article for creating AMI for ARM: Creating an AMI for ARM

    I will check this out of curiosity, as Amazon seems to be the only one offering Graviton2 and they have this program: https://aws.amazon.com/activate/founders/

    This try out can hit a brick wall with "Centmin Mod doesn't support ARM cpus yet as not all YUM packages from 3rd parties support ARM as opposed to usual x86 cpus" pretty fast though :)
     
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    Yeah Centmin Mod doesn't support ARM cpus as yet so for Graviton2 testing would need to test something else :)