Cost-Optimized Instances

Highly reliable Instances with shared vCPUs for your applications, priced affordably to fit any business and budget (x86 & ARM).

Rapid start at low cost

Start developing your applications and services at a reasonable cost thanks to shared vCPUs while running and scaling without the need for complicated configurations.

Easy deployment

Boost your Instances with pre-configured popular OS images and Instant Apps in a few clicks. Manage your resources with practical dev tools: Scaleway’s user-friendly Console, API, CLI or Terraform.

Consistent scale

Run small workloads like dev/test environments, web apps, and fully control your scale by resizing Instances and adapting to changing demands of your fast-growing business.

Available zones:
Paris:PAR 1PAR 2PAR 3
Amsterdam:AMS 1AMS 2AMS 3
Warsaw:WAW 1WAW 2WAW 3

Power your innovation: choose your core

Architecture ARM

From €0.0426/hour (~€31/month)

Discover the future of eco-efficient cloud computing with our ARM instances, where high performance meets sustainable innovation.

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Architecture x86

From €0.0088/hour (~€6/month)

Experience the ideal blend of price and performance with our x86 instances, tailored for development, testing, and production needs, powered by the latest AMD EPYC™ processors.

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Shared Instances benchmark

Not all vCPU deliver this level of performance

For 2vCPU / 4GB RAM Scaleway GCPDigital OceanAWS
RangePLAY2E2Premium AMDt3
ModelPLAY2.nanoe2.mediumPremium AMD 4GBt3.medium
Hourly price0,0270 €0,0335 €0,0417 €0,0392 €
Monthly price19,71 €24,46 €28,00 €28,65 €
GB6 Single-core score1703816827892
GB6 Multi-core score310356714501113

Prices are on-demand prices in March 2023. Monthly price is either the official monthly price or based on a cost estimate of 730 hours per month.
Benchmark made with GeenkBench v6 in March 2023. The higher score is the better.
Benchmark results: Scaleway, Amazon, Google, Digital Ocean
Start small but right

Typical use cases

Lightweight Applications

Host small web applications and services that aren’t mission-critical.

Development environment

Test your applications in a cost-effective environment before pushing them to production.

Low-intensity workloads

Process data, resize images, queue up microservice workloads or streamline your CI/CD Process.

Deploy via Kubernetes

Run containers and easily scale apps with Kubernetes Kapsule.


  • ProcessorFrom 1 to 48 shared vCPUs

  • Processor typeAMD EPYC™ 7003/7001 series

  • MemoryFrom 2 to 256 GB RAM

  • Storage typeLocal / Resilient Block Storage

  • BandwidthFrom 100 Mbps to 6 Gbps

  • Ratio vCPU:RAMVarious (1:1, 1:2, 1:4)