e2-medium by Google Compute Engine

Specifications and performance for Google Compute Engine - e2-medium


Instance Type: E2 Shared cores

This plan belongs to the Google Compute Engine E2 Shared cores server line (General purpose).

Instance Type Description

Unlike predefined machine types and custom machine types, shared-core machine types are not billed on their individual resources. Each machine type has a defined price for both vCPUs and memory. E2 shared-core machines with committed use discount contracts consume cores in the following manner:
e2-micro: 0.25 cores
e2-small: 0.50 cores
e2-medium: 1.0 cores

Provider page for instance type: https://cloud.google.com/compute/vm-instance-pricing#general-purpose_machine_type_family

Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU $6.11
Approximate RAM per vCPU 1GB
Hourly billing yes
CPU type MIX
Shared CPU yes
Storage included no

See also all Google Compute Engine instance types.

"e2-medium" Plan Specifications

Provider Google Compute Engine
Plan URL https://cloud.google.com/compute/vm-instance-pricing#e2_sharedcore_machine_types
Price per month $24.46
Warning: storage costs are not included in this price.
Warning: network bandwidth costs are not included in this price.
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Hourly Billing Yes: $0.0335/hour
Disk GB 40
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 0
Burstable CPU Per core CPU allocation: 50%
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst. The grades below are those of the most recent trial run for this plan.

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More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 30

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Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Google Compute Engine - e2-medium. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the e2-medium plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the e2-medium plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
May 05 2022 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU @ 2.20GHz Iowa, USA E

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