Google Compute Engine Machine Type e2-medium

Cost-optimized Google Compute Engine machine type e2-medium with 2 vCPU and 4 GB memory. Available in 35 Google Cloud regions. Not all CPU platforms are available in all regions.

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Google Cloud VM e2-medium

Technical facts about the Google Compute Engine machine type e2-medium.

Series E2
Family Cost-optimized
vCPU 2 Shared
Memory 4 GB
CPU Manufactur Intel AMD
CPU Platform
  • Intel Broadwell
  • Intel Haswell
  • Intel Skylake
  • AMD Rome
CPU Base Frequency 2.25 GHz
CPU Turbo Frequency 2.7 GHz
CPU Max. Turbo Frequency 3.5 GHz
EEMBC CoreMark Benchmark (?) 14529
EEMBC CoreMark Standard Deviation 6.35 %
EEMBC CoreMark Sample Count 18423
SAP Standard Benchmark (?) -
Network Bandwidth 2 Gbps
Network Tier 1 -
Max. Disk Size 257 TB
Max. Number of Disks 128
Local SSD
SAP Application
SAP HANA
Spot Provisioning Mode (Spot VM) ✔️
Sustained Use Discount (SUD)
GCE API Description Efficient Instance, 2 vCPU (1/2 shared physical core) and 4 GB RAM

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Costs (Pricing) for e2-medium

Average cost and pricing across all regions for Google Cloud VM e2-medium.

Avg. costs per hour 0.0406
Avg. costs per month 29.66
Avg. costs per month with 1 year commitment (CUD) 18.69
Avg. costs per month with 3 year commitment (CUD) 13.35

Costs and pricing for Google Compute Engine machine type e2-medium in Google Cloud regions in which the VM is available.

Region Location #Zones #Platf. Hour ⬇️ Month 1Y CUD 3Y CUD
us-central1 Iowa 🍃 5 4 0.0335 24.46 15.41 11.01
us-east1 South Carolina 4 4 0.0335 24.46 15.41 11.01
us-east5 Columbus 3 4 0.0335 24.46 15.41 11.01
us-west1 Oregon 🍃 3 4 0.0335 24.46 15.41 11.01
europe-north1 Finland 🍃 3 4 0.0369 26.93 16.97 12.12
europe-west1 Belgium 🍃 3 4 0.0369 26.91 16.95 12.11
europe-west4 Netherlands 3 4 0.0369 26.93 16.96 12.12
me-west1 Tel Aviv 3 3 0.0369 26.91 16.95 12.11
northamerica-northeast1 Montréal 🍃 3 4 0.0369 26.93 16.96 12.12
northamerica-northeast2 Toronto 🍃 3 3 0.0369 26.93 16.96 12.12
us-east4 Northern Virginia 3 4 0.0377 27.55 17.35 12.4
us-west4 Las Vegas 3 3 0.0377 27.55 17.35 12.4
asia-east1 Taiwan 3 4 0.0388 28.32 17.84 12.74
europe-west8 Milan 3 4 0.0389 28.37 17.87 12.77
europe-west9 Paris 🍃 3 4 0.0389 28.37 17.87 12.77
europe-southwest1 Madrid 🍃 3 4 0.0395 28.86 18.18 12.99
us-south1 Dallas 3 3 0.0395 28.86 18.18 12.99
asia-south1 Mumbai 3 4 0.0402 29.38 18.51 13.22
asia-south2 Delhi 3 4 0.0402 29.38 18.51 13.22
us-west2 Los Angeles 3 4 0.0402 29.38 18.51 13.22
us-west3 Salt Lake City 3 4 0.0402 29.38 18.51 13.22
asia-southeast1 Singapore 3 4 0.0413 30.17 19.01 13.58
asia-northeast1 Tokyo 3 4 0.043 31.38 19.77 14.12
asia-northeast2 Osaka 3 3 0.043 31.38 19.77 14.12
asia-northeast3 Seoul 3 4 0.043 31.38 19.77 14.12
europe-central2 Warsaw 3 4 0.0432 31.51 19.85 14.18
europe-west2 London 3 4 0.0432 31.51 19.85 14.18
europe-west3 Frankfurt 3 4 0.0432 31.51 19.85 14.18
asia-southeast2 Jakarta 3 3 0.0451 32.89 20.72 14.8
asia-east2 Hong Kong 3 4 0.0469 34.22 21.56 15.4
europe-west6 Zurich 🍃 3 3 0.0469 34.22 21.56 15.4
australia-southeast1 Sydney 3 4 0.0475 34.7 21.86 15.62
australia-southeast2 Melbourne 3 3 0.0475 34.7 21.86 15.62
southamerica-west1 Santiago 3 3 0.0479 34.98 22.04 15.74
southamerica-east1 São Paulo 🍃 3 4 0.0532 38.83 24.46 17.47

Operating System Licenses Costs for e2-medium

Monthly costs for paid premium operating system licenses for Google Compute Engine machine type e2-medium.

Operating System Month 1Y CUD 3Y CUD
Microsoft Windows Server 33.58
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 80.3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 43.8 35.04 33.58
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 124.1 50.01 44.72
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP 73 58.4 55.55

Machine Types with 2 vCPU

Name ⬇️ vCPU Memory Avg. costs per hour Avg. costs per month
c2d-highcpu-2 2 = 4 AMD +0.04 0.0815 +29.82 59.48 Compare
c2d-highmem-2 2 +12.00 16 AMD SAP +0.09 0.1331 +67.52 97.18 Compare
c2d-standard-2 2 +4.00 8 AMD SAP +0.06 0.0987 +42.39 72.05 Compare
e2-highcpu-2 2 -2.00 2 Intel AMD +0.02 0.06 +14.14 43.8 Compare
e2-highmem-2 2 +12.00 16 Intel AMD +0.07 0.1096 +50.36 80.02 Compare
e2-medium 2 Shared 4 Intel AMD 0.0406 29.66
e2-micro 2 Shared -3.00 1 Intel AMD -0.03 0.0102 -22.24 7.42 Compare
e2-small 2 Shared -2.00 2 Intel AMD -0.02 0.0203 -14.83 14.83 Compare
e2-standard-2 2 +4.00 8 Intel AMD +0.04 0.0813 +29.66 59.32 Compare
n1-highcpu-2 2 -2.20 1.8 Intel +0.05 0.0863 +14.46 44.12 SUD Compare
n1-highmem-2 2 +9.00 13 Intel SAP +0.10 0.1441 +43.99 73.65 SUD Compare
n1-standard-2 2 +3.50 7.5 Intel +0.08 0.1157 +29.49 59.15 SUD Compare
n2-highcpu-2 2 -2.00 2 Intel +0.05 0.087 +21.13 50.79 SUD Compare
n2-highmem-2 2 +12.00 16 Intel SAP +0.12 0.1589 +63.15 92.81 SUD Compare
n2-standard-2 2 +4.00 8 Intel SAP +0.08 0.1178 +39.14 68.8 SUD Compare
n2d-highcpu-2 2 -2.00 2 AMD +0.03 0.0732 +13.10 42.76 SUD Compare
n2d-highmem-2 2 +12.00 16 AMD SAP +0.09 0.1338 +48.47 78.13 SUD Compare
n2d-standard-2 2 +4.00 8 AMD SAP +0.06 0.0992 +28.26 57.92 SUD Compare
t2a-standard-2 2 +4.00 8 Arm +0.04 0.0856 +32.80 62.46 Compare
t2d-standard-2 2 +4.00 8 AMD SAP +0.06 0.0975 +41.55 71.21 Compare