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General Purpose Instances

Production-grade cloud instances designed for scalable infrastructure.

Starting at


per month

or €0.078/hour

High-end Specifications

Up to 48 vCPUs, 256 GB of DDR4 ECC memory and 600 GB of replicated local NVMe SSD

Unlimited Free Transfer

Between 500 Mbit/s and 10 Gbit/s of bandwidth for free without any transfer limit

99.99 % Availability Guaranteed

A 99.99 % service level agreement (SLA) guaranteeing high availability of your infrastructure

Use Cases for General Purpose Instances

Critical Production Environment

General Purpose Instances have been designed to host your production environments with a service level agreement (SLA) of 99.99 %. You can run servers in seconds directly from the console or using the command-line interface (CLI) and create fleets of instances customizing first boot with the cloud-init standard.

High Performance Computing

With high-end AMD EPYC cores and local NVMe SSD storage, General Purpose Instances are ready to host your high computing workloads. You can use them for batch processing, parallel computing or data manipulation, whether it is one-time or recurring. Depending on your needs, you can scale up or down in a minute.

Business Services

General Purpose Instances can securely run your business applications as your customer-relationship management (CRM) or your enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. You can restrict access to your instances using security groups and backup or restore your data in a few clicks. Also, that data can easily be stored on our Object Storage.

Simple & Predictable Pricing

General Purpose Instances are billed by the hour with a monthly capping. They include a server, a volume and an IPv4 to let you run your applications, processes and services with ease.








4 vCPUs

16 GB

150 GB


500 Mbit/s




8 vCPUs

32 GB

300 GB


800 Mbit/s




16 vCPUs

64 GB

600 GB


1.5 Gbit/s




32 vCPUs

128 GB

600 GB


5 Gbit/s




48 vCPUs

256 GB

600 GB


10 Gbit/s



Prices before tax

Innovative Brands Turn to Scaleway Elements Instances

Aternos Tells Us About Its Scaleway Experience

“Thanks to the Scaleway’s cloud instances we were able to reduce the waiting time for our users from several hours to just a few minutes. This experience really made all the difference for us.” Matthias Neid CEO of Aternos

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.

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.

Stateful Firewall

With security groups, you can define network rules and policies. It allows you to choose who can access to your server and which which ports can be open to the world.