February 2, 2016

Google Doubles Cloud Compute Local SSD Capacity: Now It's 3TB per VM

Google Cloud Compute Engine customers running big databases can now attach up to 3TB of high IOPS local solid-state drive (SSD) to a single virtual machine.

The new capacity, which Google has launched in beta, doubles the previous limit of four local SSD 375GB partitions attached to each machine to eight partitions, amounting to a total of 3TB compared with the previous 1.5TB limit. Local SSDs are physically attached to the host server and offer higher performance and lower latency storage than Google's cheaper persistent disk storage.

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