Definitely of interest to several projects that I’ve been involved in recently: since November 2013 Amazon Web Services has been offering a G2 instance type that comes with the NVidia GRID cards. Now to try to persuade some local students that they don’t need to buy new graphics cards, but can do their testing online.

$0.702 per Hour is quite steep (today’s pricing for Ireland data centre), especially when compared to the “workhorse” instances, such as the m1.small ($0.065 per hour) but the smallest configuration is 8 CPUs.