Any instance type from the current generation instance families can be used. Instance types from previous generation instance families (t1, m2, m1, and c1) cannot be used. For details on the different instance families, please see the AWS documentation.


  • For master nodes, we recommend the m4.large instance type.
  • For worker nodes, we recommend an instance type from the m4, t2, c4, and r4 instance families.