Workload-Optimized Instances

Optimize your mission-critical applications and high-performance workloads with our secure, scalable virtual machines, equipped for high memory and compute demands (x86).

Performance at its peak

Harness the power of AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series processors, dedicated vCPUs and high memory capacity for consistently high performance in mission-critical applications, supported by fast 12.8 Gbps network speed for seamless data transfers.

Adaptable Workload

Choose the vCPU/RAM ratio that best matches your workload's specific requirements, whether it's High Computing or High Memory. Plus, enjoy reliable Block SSD storage with triple-replicated data, ensuring unmatched availability and security.

Scalable Ecosystem

Build a flexible infrastructure with fast Boot-on-Block, integrated private networks, Load Balancers, Managed Kubernetes, and simplified deployment via API, CLI, and Terraform.

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

Hardware specifications

Ratio vCPU:RAM1:21:8
ProcessorFrom 2 to 64 dedicated vCPUsFrom 2 to 64 dedicated vCPUs
Processor typeAMD EPYC™ 7003 SeriesAMD EPYC™ 7003 Series
MemoryFrom 4 to 128GB RAMFrom 16 to 512GB RAM
Storage typeBlock StorageBlock Storage
BandwidthFrom 400 Mbps to 12.8 GbpsFrom 400 Mbps to 12.8 Gbps

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Paris 1
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Estimated cost

ZoneParis 1
Flexible IPv4Yes0.004€
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Use cases

Data-intensive applications


Efficiently handle and analyze extensive data sets with improved performance and responsiveness with instances designed for workloads that demand high memory capacity. Improve the performance of your database management, media processing, or scientific simulations workload.

In-memory calculations & Big-data processing


Leverage the extensive memory capacity of our POP2-High Memory instances for applications that rely on large-scale in-memory calculations and big-data processing frameworks. Accelerate real-time analytics, optimize high-performance databases, and run distributed computing tools for faster insights and decision-making.

High-performance computing & AI


Experience top-notch performance with high-end AMD EPYC™ vCPUs and accelerate model training, natural language processing, and image recognition projects. Improve the capabilities of demanding computational workloads such as AI training, parallel processing, and machine learning tasks.

Resource-intensive applications


Leverage the powerful processing capabilities of our POP2-HC instances for resource-intensive applications such as gaming servers, financial modeling or 3D rendering. Deliver a seamless user experience with low latency and fast response times, ensuring optimal performance in mission-critical environments.

Our benefits

24/7 Live chat support

Enjoy peace of mind with our 24/7 customer support. We ensure your infrastructure is always up and running.

Enriched experience

We offer a new experience with API access, Linux distributions, an intuitive console, and Terraform.

Easy-to-use console

Our user interface was created with developers in mind. To give you the best & fun experience managing your cloud projects.

True cloud ecosystem

Our cloud products are designed & built to work together, offering you a seamless, world-class cloud experience.

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Frequently asked questions

Workload Instances (POP2-High Memory and POP2-High CPU) are located in Paris (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and will be rolled out in Warsaw (Poland) in the coming months. Scaleway's data centers are all protected by biometric access control systems and by our own 24/7 on-site technical and security staff.

Scaleway’s ImageHub is a catalog of system images that allow you to deploy, manage and scale your favorite applications in seconds, using image templates.
We provide a wide range of different Linux distributions and InstantApps for Instances. Cost-Optimized Instances will work with a selection of the latest, most-acclaimed images, including Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS and Fedora. Check the full list here

Workload-Optimized Instances offer distinct advantages for compute-intensive or memory-intensive applications. These benefits include:
Consistent Performance: Experience reliable and predictable performance without being affected by "noisy neighbors" or unpredictable burst effects.
Tailored Optimization: Our instances are specifically optimized to meet the demanding requirements of your workloads, ensuring they receive the resources and capabilities they need.
Opt for Workload-Optimized Instances to achieve consistent performance, eliminate disruptive effects, and optimize your infrastructure for demanding and specific needs.

POP2-High Memory Instances are ideal for data-intensive applications, in-memory calculations, and big-data processing, whereas POP2-High CPU Instances are optimized for high-performance computing, machine learning, and other CPU-intensive tasks. Evaluate your application's resource requirements to select the best instance type.

Yes, you can migrate your existing instances to Workload Instances. Follow our migration guide for a smooth transition.