Balanced performance for nearly any workload
Affordable Shared CPU plans are ideal for general workloads and include generous amounts of free bundled transfer.
A balanced array of resources that support a wide range of cloud applications. From personal projects to enterprise applications, Shared Instances can handle it.
Perfect For Most Workloads
Whether you’re running a website, game server, or container cluster, Shared CPUs are the obvious choice for most workloads.
Tailor The Configuration
Start with 1 vCPU and 1GB of RAM and increase all the way up to 32 vCPUs and 192GB of RAM to match your workload requirements.
Price and Performance
No other plan offers more choice. With 10 different configurations, you’re sure to find the right performance at the right price.
Deploy container clusters to Shared Instances using popular container orchestration tools.
- Shared vCPU cores: 1-32 cores
- Memory: 1 GB - 192 GB
- SSD Storage: 25 GB - 3840 GB
- Transfer: 1-20 TB
- Network In: 40 Gbps
- Network Out: 1-12 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
Free Bundled Services
- Always-on DDoS Protection
- Domain management with DNS Manager
- Network security with Cloud Firewalls
- Private Layer 2 networks with VLANs
- Monitoring via Cloud Manager, Longview
- Deployment scripts with StackScripts
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
- Medium to low traffic websites, such as for marketing content and blogs
- Production applications with low to medium CPU requirements
- Applications that require a balanced set of resources
- Development and staging servers
- Worker nodes within a container orchestration cluster
- Low traffic databases
- Community forums
CPU Benchmarking: Independent benchmarking firm, Cloud Spectator, found Linode AMD CPU’s deliver the best performance per dollar when compared to AWS, Azure, GCP, DigitalOcean, and Alibaba.
Shared CPU Performance Per Dollar
Multi Core Score, 1 CPU Dedicated VMs, 2GB RAM, Location US East
Shared CPU Plans
|RAM||CPUs||SSD Storage||Transfer||Network In||Network Out||Monthly||Hourly|
|1 GB||1||25 GB||1 TB||40 Gbps||1 Gbps||$5||$0.0075||Sign Up|
|2 GB||1||50 GB||2 TB||40 Gbps||2 Gbps||$10||$0.015||Sign Up|
|4 GB||2||80 GB||4 TB||40 Gbps||4 Gbps||$20||$0.03||Sign Up|
|8 GB||4||160 GB||5 TB||40 Gbps||5 Gbps||$40||$0.06||Sign Up|
|16 GB||6||320 GB||8 TB||40 Gbps||6 Gbps||$80||$0.12||Sign Up|
|32 GB||8||640 GB||16 TB||40 Gbps||7 Gbps||$160||$0.24||Sign Up|
|64 GB||16||1280 GB||20 TB||40 Gbps||9 Gbps||$320||$0.48||Sign Up|
|96 GB||20||1920 GB||20 TB||40 Gbps||10 Gbps||$480||$0.72||Sign Up|
|128 GB||24||2560 GB||20 TB||40 Gbps||11 Gbps||$640||$0.96||Sign Up|
|192 GB||32||3840 GB||20 TB||40 Gbps||12 Gbps||$960||$1.44||Sign Up|
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