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The right Instance for learning purposes

Reviewed on 22 February 2023Published on 22 February 2023

An Instance is a virtual machine in the cloud. Scaleway supports several types of Instances, each with their own set of resources, unique value propositions, and technical specifications. Each Instance supports the essential operating systems and distributions, as well as customized Instantapps.

Learning range: Stardust Instances

Scaleway’s Learning range includes our Stardust Instances. Stardust Instances are the perfect Instances for small workloads and simple applications. They are built to host small internal applications, staging environments or low-traffic web servers.

See below the technical specifications of Stardust Instances:

Instance TypeSTARDUST1-S
Availability ZonePAR1 and AMS1
StorageLocal or Block
Max. Bandwidth100 Mbit/s
CPU TypeAMD EPYC 7281 (2,1 GHz)
ResourcesShared vCPUs
Sizing1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM
vCPU:RAM ratio1:1

Complementary services

To help build and manage your applications, consider complementing your Stardust Instance with the following compatible services:

Matching use cases

Try Scaleway Stardust Instances with the following tutorials: