Powered by up to 4 vCPUs and DDR4 ECC RAM.
Backed by replicated local NVMe SSD storage.
Supplied with unmetered transfer and up to 1 Gbit/s internal bandwidth.
Use Cases for Development Instances
Development Instances have been designed to host your tests and compile your code for an hour or for years. Servers are delivered in a minute. They can be backed up, scaled up or kicked at any given time.
Small Application Deployment
InstantApps let you start the most popular applications without the command line. Using the console, you can set up a cloud storage with Nextcloud and Object Storage, an open source alternative to Slack with Mattermost, a VPN to securely browse the web and more. Installation is done in a few seconds and you can then customize the cloud instances with SSH.
Website & Blog Hosting
Development Instances can also host small to medium websites in the cloud. You can install WordPress in a few clicks directly from the console or a distribution of your choice to fully configure your web server. With a service level agreement (SLA) of 99,9 %, they are definitely suited for non-critical production usages.
Simple & Predictable Pricing
Development Virtual Instances are billed by the hour. They include a server, a volume and an IPv4, which let you develop, host and grow your projects.
|DEV1-S||2 vCPUs||2 GB||20 GB|
|DEV1-M||3 vCPUs||4 GB||40 GB|
|DEV1-L||4 vCPUs||8 GB||80 GB|
|DEV1-XL||4 vCPUs||12 GB||120 GB|
The monthly rate is based on the hourly rate capped at 500 hours. Once a running resource reaches the cap of 500 hours of continuous usage, the monthly rate is applied. By launching your instance on the 1st of a month at 00:00 UTC, its price does not increase until the 21st, 21:00 UTC.
Powerful Tools at Your Disposal
Customize first boot
First boot of your General Purpose Instances can be customized using the cloud-init standard. It allows to create clones and scale your infrastructure easily.Discover cloud-init
Backup & Restore
You can backup and restore your General Purpose Instances at any time, directly from the console. This lets you revert your servers if needed or create replicas at a glance.Backup your instances
With security groups, you can define network rules and policies. It allows you to choose who can access to your server and which ports can be open to the world.Configure security groups
Distributions & InstantAppsReady-to-use distributions and applications in a click.
Ubuntu, Debian and most used operating systems are available on Development Instances. They can be installed directly from the console, as well as InstantApps as GitLab or WordPress.Discover distributions & InstantApps
Developer ToolsCLI, API, DevOps tools and more.
Scaleway has designed a set of tools to support developers in the deployment, configuration, orchestration and automation of infrastructures, whatever their size and type.Discover developer tools