The new GPU-optimized family of instances (P3) are powered by Tesla V100s. More details in this blogpost.
Interesting to note that they have skipped the Pascal family of GPUs , incidentally Pascal P5000s and P6000s are offered by Paperspace.
Edit 1 - Stephen Merity has just published his first thoughts on P3 here. Considering his analysis is for AWD-LSTM and QRNN in PyTorch, I would say these are quite relevant from the course perspective.
Edit 2 - Smerity’s Tweet