AWS Passes 2% of Available IPv4 Addresses

On Sept. 1, 2022 at 2:43:08 (UTC) AWS announced/published IPv4 addresses hit 74,338,005, which is 2.0079% of all usable public IPv4 addresses. That’s a rather significant milestone if you ask me! Naturally the first question is likely, how does one know how many IP addresses does AWS announce/publish? The simple answer is that AWS regularly […]

AWS EC2 Instance Types per Region or Local Zone

After completing my recent post, “What Is The Size And Scope Of AWS Anyway?” I stumbled across another interesting metric to compare one region to another across AWS – EC2 instance types offered per region. While attempting to launch a test EC2 instance into a local zone I was getting a rather unuseful error message […]

What is the Size and Scope of AWS Anyway?

Admittedly this is a bit of a loaded question. There are certainly a number of metrics by which something like this can be measured – gross revenue; number of employees; percent of market share; services/products offered; infrastructure footprint; and so on. By all accounts AWS is the “biggest” of all cloud providers and a quick […]