Dedicated compute for CPU-intensive workloads
Dedicated CPU instances run on their own CPU cores. No sharing the processor with other instances.
Dedicated compute for CPU-intensive workloads
Dedicated CPU instances run on their own CPU cores in the Linode infrastructure. No sharing the processor with other instances.
A powerful infrastructure solution for CPU-intensive applications such as video encoding, machine learning, and data analytics processing.
With Dedicated CPU instances, you can run latency-sensitive applications with peace of mind.
Hypervisor resources for Dedicated CPU instances are not shared. The vCPU threads are assigned exclusively to cores and SMT threads on the hypervisor.
Perfect for CI/CD and Build Jobs
Using the Linode API, you can create a new instance when needed and destroy it when the work is done.
- Dedicated vCPU cores: 2-64 cores
- Memory: 4 GB - 512 GB
- SSD Storage: 80 GB - 7200 GB
- Transfer: 4-12 TB
- Network In: 40 Gbps
- Network Out: 4-12 Gbps
- Dedicated IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
- Standard Linux Distributions
- Deploy via Custom Image & StackScript
- One-Click App Marketplace
- Full root access
- Direct console access through Lish
- Provision via Cloud Manager or Linode CLI
- Programmatic management via Linode API
- Multi-queue NIC support
- Available across all regions
Complementary Paid Services
- Data protection with Backups service
- Add additional storage with Block Storage
- Create reusable images with Custom Images
- Advanced monitoring via Longview Pro
- Container orchestration with LKE
- Incident response with Managed Services
- Dynamic load balancing with NodeBalancers
- Add scalable storage with Object Storage
- Pro web and e-commerce sites
- Apps that required 100% sustained CPU
- Apps impacted by resource contention
- CI/CD toolchains and build servers
- Game servers
- Audio and video transcoding
- Big data (and data analysis)
- Scientific computing
- Machine learning and AI
- High Traffic Databases
- Replicated or Distributed Filesystems
Introduction to Dedicated CPUs
Dedicated CPU Performance Per Dollar
Multi Core Score, 4 CPU Dedicated VMs, 8GB RAM, Location US East
Dedicated CPU Plans
|RAM||CPUs||SSD Storage||Transfer||Network In||Network Out||Monthly||Hourly|
|4 GB||2||80 GB||4 TB||40 Gbps||4 Gbps||$30||$0.05||Sign Up|
|8 GB||4||160 GB||5 TB||40 Gbps||5 Gbps||$60||$0.09||Sign Up|
|16 GB||8||320 GB||6 TB||40 Gbps||6 Gbps||$120||$0.18||Sign Up|
|32 GB||16||640 GB||7 TB||40 Gbps||7 Gbps||$240||$0.36||Sign Up|
|64 GB||32||1280 GB||8 TB||40 Gbps||8 Gbps||$480||$0.72||Sign Up|
|96 GB||48||1920 GB||9 TB||40 Gbps||9 Gbps||$720||$1.08||Sign Up|
|128 GB||50||2500 GB||10 TB||40 Gbps||10 Gbps||$960||$1.44||Sign Up|
|256 GB||56||5000 GB||11 TB||40 Gbps||11 Gbps||$1,920||$2.88||Sign Up|
|512 GB||64||7200 GB||12 TB||40 Gbps||12 Gbps||$3,840||$5.76||Sign Up|
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