EC2 Console - Deep Learning AMI

EC2 Console


To launch an instance with Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA), refer to these steps.

  1. Open the EC2 Console.

  2. Note your current region in the top-most navigation. If this isn't your desired AWS Region, change this option before proceeding. For more information, see EC2 Regions.

  3. Choose Launch Instance.

  4. Search for the desired instance by name:

    1. Select the DLAMI that is right for you. Find the DLAMI name as listed in the release notes or find the DLAMI ID using the AWS CLI.

    2. Choose Community AMIs.

      1. To view a selection of the latest DLAMIs, choose Quick Start.

      2. Choose AWS Marketplace to browse additional DLAMIs. Only a subset of available DLAMIs will be listed here.

    3. Enter the DLAMI name or search the DLAMI ID. Browse the options and then click Select on your choice.

  5. Review the details, and then choose Continue.

  6. Choose an instance type. For recommendations on DLAMI instance types, see Instance Selection.


    If you want to use Elastic Inference (EI), click Configure Instance Details, select Add an Amazon EI accelerator, then select the size of the Amazon EI accelerator.

  7. Choose Review and Launch.

  8. Review the details and pricing. Choose Launch.


Check out Get Started with Deep Learning Using the AWS Deep Learning AMI for a walk-through with screenshots!

Next Step

Step 2: Connect to the DLAMI