Starting today, M5d instances are available in the AWS US West (N. California) and Europe (Frankfurt) Regions. M5d instances were first introduced in June 2018 and delivers M5 instances equipped with local NVMe-based SSD block level storage physically connected to the host server. M5d instances are ideal for workloads that require a balance of compute and memory resources along with high-speed, low latency local block storage including data logging and media processing.