Scaleway launches updated cloud servers for $2.40 per month – TechCrunch

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French cloud hosting company Scaleway announced new servers for its cloud offering. While the company’s offering was already quite cheap, Scaleway is going one step further with prices starting at €1.99 per month (around $2.40 per month).

For this price, you get an x86 server with 1 core, 1GB of RAM, 25GB of SSD, 100Mbit/s of bandwidth with unlimited transfer. For twice that price, you get twice the specs, etc. There are four tiers for this new Start1 cloud server lineup.

And for the first time, Scaleway is using NVMe for its SSD storage. NVMe is a storage protocol that is supposed to be much faster than SATA when it comes to handling read and write instructions on your storage drive. It was designed for SSDs, and that’s what the iMac Pro is using now. Scaleway is also using DDR4 to improve RAM performance.

Overall, Scaleway says that you should see a 50 percent performance increase per core. These new servers are available in the data center in Paris and soon in…

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