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What type of hardware and virtualization solution does Amazon EC2 utilize?

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I can't answer for certain but googling for [amazon ec2 hypervisor] indicates that people think that they use Xen (article here) on various Intel chips (blog here).

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George, this should help answer the question http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/

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