Scaleway Instances are lightning-fast virtual machines that can adapt to your every need, from learning purposes to high-performance workloads.

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Learn how to create, connect to, and delete an Instance in a few steps.

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Core concepts that give you a better understanding of Scaleway Instances.

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Check our guides to creating and managing Instances and their features.

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Additional content

Guides to help you choose an Instance, understand pricing and advanced configuration.

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Instance API

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    Cost-Optimized Instances based on ARM available in PAR2

    We are excited to introduce our latest Cost-Optimized Instances based on ARM in the Paris region (PAR2), blending cost-effectiveness with Ampere Altra's AI-optimized performance.

    Key features include:

    • AI-optimized with Ampere Altra processors
    • Up to 2.8x more energy-efficient than traditional x86
    • Configurations from 2-32 vCPUs, 8-128GB RAM

    Migrate to COP-ARM for enhanced performance and sustainability. Find out more on our COP-ARM Instances page.

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    Stardust Learning Instances available in WAW-2

    We are excited to share that our Stardust Learning Instances are now available in the WAW2 (Warsaw 2) region! This expansion provides you with even more options for deploying your Instances.

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    New Availability Zone WAW-3

    We are excited to introduce our latest Availability Zone (AZ), WAW-3, located in Warsaw, Poland.

    WAW-3 is now fully operational, providing enhanced accessibility and proximity to support our customers in the Central European region. This comes as the latest development in our commitment to offer an ever-resilient and high-performing cloud infrastructure. Deploy your Instances in WAW-3 now to experience unmatched performance, reliability, and data sovereignty.

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