Announcements at Google Next 17 and price cut on IaaS

Grazed from IT Blog.  Author: Marius Sandbu

So the last couple of days I’ve been watching closely on the keynotes at #GoogleNext, where Google was showing alot of the new enhancements to their platform. So a couple of weeks back they also introduced a new relational database service which is geo syncronous as well called Spanner

Now up until now Google has been one of the cheapest providers when it comes to regular IaaS, but now they have also announced commited use discount as well which will cut the IaaS cost even more. Let me give you an example.

Price cut on IaaS

A virtual machine running in Microsoft Azure (With Linux, which means no OS licenses) in this case a VM running 16 vCPU, 56 GB of RAM will cost 1,12$ per hour.

A virtual machine running in Google Cloud Compute (With Linux, which means no OS licenses) in this case a VM running 16 vCPU, 60 GB of RAM will cost $0.7600 per hour

 

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