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BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) is a version of the BIG-IP system that runs as a guest in specifically-supported hypervisors. BIG-IP VE virtualizes a hardware-based BIG-IP system running a VE-compatible version of BIG-IP software.
Each time there is a new release of BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) software, it includes support for additional hypervisor management products. The Virtual Edition and Supported Hypervisors Matrix on the AskF5 website, http://support.f5.com, details which hypervisors are supported for each release.
BIG-IP VE is compatible with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 hypervisors. This guide documents the AWS interface as it exists at the time of the version 11.3.0 BIG-IP software release to Amazon Web Services.
There are three Amazon Web Services instance types supported for this release: