French cloud internet hosting firm Scaleway initially began with very cheap cloud cases. Over time, the corporate has expanded its providing and added extra premium companies, equivalent to managed Kubernetes, object storage, block storage, managed databases, load balancers and GPU cases. However Scaleway is now launching another cheap cloud instance that prices €0.0025 per hour — round $0.0039 per hour.
Clearly, you’re not getting unimaginable efficiency for that value. Nevertheless it’s a great way to check out new issues and construct an software only for you. In case you’re the one consumer, these specs is perhaps sufficient.
Known as Stardust, the digital compute occasion comes with 1 vCPU, 1GB of RAM, an IP tackle (IPv4), 10GB of native storage and as much as 100Mbps of bandwidth. There’s no restriction on bandwidth utilization.
Billed by the hour, you find yourself paying €1.80 per 30 days ($2.10). The corporate isn’t going to generate a ton of income from such an inexpensive product. That’s why provide is restricted. Scaleway will launch a restricted batch of cloud cases each month — first come, first served.
There are additionally some limits as you’ll be able to’t spin up a ton of Stardust and construct your personal infrastructure. Every account can have as much as one Stardust occasion in Paris and one other one in Amsterdam.
Scaleway lists some potential use circumstances for its new product, equivalent to an inside wiki, a code repository backup, an always-on occasion to arrange daemons, triggers and staff, a VPN server, and many others. The occasion helps Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS and Fedora.