Unlocking Powerful Performance in Amazon SageMaker Notebooks

Amazon SageMaker notebooks now support G6 instance types

Published May 13, 2024
AWS announced the general availability of Amazon EC2 G6 instances on SageMaker notebooks.
Amazon EC2 G6 instances are a game-changer, powered by up to 8 NVIDIA L4 Tensor Core GPUs with 24 GB of memory per GPU and third-generation AMD EPYC processors. Compared to EC2 G4dn instances, G6 instances offer a remarkable 2x performance boost for deep learning inference. This means you can now tackle complex machine learning workloads with unprecedented speed and efficiency.
The possibilities with G6 instances are endless. Whether you're fine-tuning generative AI models, conducting natural language processing tasks, training computer vision algorithms, or building recommender engines, G6 instances provide the horsepower needed to accelerate your projects.
Amazon EC2 G6 instances are now available for SageMaker notebooks in the AWS US East (N. Virginia and Ohio) and US West (Oregon) regions, ensuring accessibility for users across the United States.
Getting started with G6 instances on SageMaker notebooks is easy. Visit the developer guides for step-by-step instructions on setting up and using JupyterLab and CodeEditor applications on both SageMaker Studio and SageMaker notebook instances. With these resources, you'll be harnessing the power of G6 instances in no time.
In summary, the addition of Amazon EC2 G6 instances to SageMaker notebooks represents a significant advancement in machine learning infrastructure. With enhanced performance and versatility, G6 instances empower developers and data scientists to push the boundaries of what's possible in machine learning and AI.