Annapurna Labs is an Israeli microelectronics company. Since January 2015 it has been a subsidiary of Amazon reportedly acquired the company for its Amazon Web Services division for US$350–370M.[1][2]


Annapurna Labs, named after the Annapurna Massif in the Himalayas, was co-founded by Bilic "Billy" Hrvoje, a Bosnian Jewish refugee, Nafea Bshara, an Arab Israeli citizen,[3][4] and Ronen Boneh with investments from the independent investors Avigdor Willenz, Manuel Alba, Andy Bechtolsheim, the venture capital firm Walden International, Arm Holdings,[5] and TSMC. Board members include Avigdor Willenz, Manuel Alba, and Lip-Bu Tan, the CEO of both Walden International and Cadence Design Systems.[6]



CPU: 2x ARM Cortex-A15[7]


CPU: 4x ARM Cortex-A15[7]


CPU: 4x ARM Cortex-A57[7]


CPU: 4x ARM Cortex-A15[7]


It features:


It features:

AWS Graviton (AL73400)

The AWS Graviton (AL73400) was announced in November 2018 at Amazon's AWS re:Invent 2018. It features:

AWS Graviton2

The AWS Graviton2 was announced in December 2019 at Amazon's AWS re:Invent 2019. It features:

AWS Inferentia

The AWS Inferentia was announced in December 2018 at Amazon's AWS re:Invent 2018. It features:

AWS Graviton3

The AWS Graviton3 was announced in December 2021 at the annual re:Invent conference. The company claims:

AWS did not disclose all the details on the new data center chip.[14]

Graviton 3 is one of the first ARMv8.5 chips released, and thus the first to include the pointer authentication security feature.[15]


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  2. ^ "Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million". ExtremeTech. Retrieved 2015-01-24.
  3. ^ "Annapurna Labs: AWS' Secret Sauce". Retrieved 2019-12-09.
  4. ^ Rebecca Kopans. "If you can dream it, you can do it" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-12-09. Retrieved 2019-12-09.
  5. ^ Kristen Lisa. "AWS and ARM: Working together to re-invent the cloud". Retrieved 2019-12-09.
  6. ^ "Semiconductors fueling Cloud!". Retrieved 2015-01-24.
  7. ^ a b c d "Annapurna Labs on Wikidev". Archived from the original on 2019-10-02.
  8. ^ Cutress, Ian. "GIGABYTE Server Releases ARM Solutions using AppliedMicro and Annapurna Labs SoCs". Retrieved 2019-05-26.
  9. ^ "Mikrotik RouterBoard RB1100AHx4 RB1100AHx4 complete Extreme Performance Router with 13-10/100/1000 ethernet ports and RouterOS Level 6 license - New! :: Mikrotik Rack Mount Routers :: ICD Group, Inc". Retrieved 2019-05-26.
  10. ^ a b c Morgan, Timothy Prickett (May 24, 2022). "The Value Proposition For Amazon's Graviton3 Server Chip". TheNextPlatform.
  11. ^ "Amazon EC2 A1 Instances". Amazon Web Services, Inc. Retrieved 2019-05-26.
  12. ^ Frumusanu, Andrei. "Amazon's Arm-based Graviton2 Against AMD and Intel: Comparing Cloud Compute". Retrieved 2020-04-08.
  13. ^ Frumusanu, Andrei. "Amazon Announces Graviton2 SoC Along With New AWS Instances: 64-Core Arm With Large Performance Uplifts". Retrieved 2019-12-04.
  14. ^ Morra, James (2021-12-01). "Amazon Launches New Graviton Server CPU in Challenge to Intel". Electronic Design. Retrieved 2021-12-01.
  15. ^ Barr, Jeff (2021-11-30). "Join the Preview – Amazon EC2 C7g Instances Powered by New AWS Graviton3 Processors". Retrieved 2022-05-28.

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