CLIPPER Pricing Analysis of AWS Linux and Windows Instances

For a similar instance hours consumption profile over 3 years, Windows instance users pay $1.1M versus Linux Users who would only have paid $360K. Windows Instances are about 3 times expensive. Charts below indicate that on both an aggregate dollar basis as well as on a per MF Cloud Power Metric basis, AWS Windows Instances are significantly more expensive.
AWS LINUX INSTANCE ENVIRONMENT



AWS WINDOWS INSTANCE ENVIRONMENT