Google Cloud: Announcing price cuts on Local SSDs for on-demand and preemptible instances
Starting today, you’ll pay up to 63% less for Local solid-state disks (SSDs) attached to on-demand Google Compute Engine virtual machines. That’s $0.080 per GB per month in most US regions. We’re also introducing even lower prices for Local SSDs used with Preemptible VM instances: up to 71% cheaper than before. That’s $0.064 per GB per month in most US regions.
At Google we’re always looking to reduce total cost of ownership for our customers, pass along price reductions achieved through technology advancements and adjust our pricing so you can take advantage of technology that will help you innovate, in a manner that’s simple for our users.
Local SSD is our high performance, physically attached block storage offering that persists as long as your instance exists. Supporting both NVMe and ISCSI interfaces, Local SSD provides the high IOPs and bandwidth performance that the world’s most demanding workloads require. Local SSD is often the preferred option for your scratch disks, caching layers and scale-out databases like NoSQL.
Read the entire article here, Announcing price cuts on Local SSDs for on-demand and preemptible instances
via the fine folks at Google Cloud