Using c5d EC2 AWS instances in terraform-aws-eks module

c5d EC2 instances have internal NVMe storage. To use the advantage of NVMe internal disks in the terraform-aws-eks module as a Launch Template for the Autoscaler Groups the support was added in the following PRs:

In case you need a cost-effective AWS instance with high throughput and amount of IOPS this should be a good choice for EKS instances. A drawback could be instance has a fixed disk size of the NVMe disk.

More information about c5 instances with local NVMe storage can be found here:

List of supported AWS instances and other options in terraform-aws-eks module is defined by AWS CLI Reference in section option parameter ‘instance-type’ –