Method: machineTypes.get

Returns the specified machine type. Gets a list of available machine types by making a list() request.

HTTP request

GET https://compute.googleapis.com/compute/v1/projects/{project}/zones/{zone}/machineTypes/{resourceId}

The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters

Parameters
project

string

Project ID for this request.

zone

string

The name of the zone for this request.

resourceId

string

Name of the machine type to return.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains data with the following structure:

Represents a Machine Type resource.

You can use specific machine types for your VM instances based on performance and pricing requirements. For more information, read Machine Types.

JSON representation
{
  "id": string,
  "creationTimestamp": string,
  "name": string,
  "description": string,
  "guestCpus": integer,
  "memoryMb": integer,
  "imageSpaceGb": integer,
  "scratchDisks": [
    {
      "diskGb": integer
    }
  ],
  "maximumPersistentDisks": integer,
  "maximumPersistentDisksSizeGb": string,
  "deprecated": {
    "state": enum,
    "replacement": string,
    "deprecated": string,
    "obsolete": string,
    "deleted": string
  },
  "zone": string,
  "selfLink": string,
  "isSharedCpu": boolean,
  "accelerators": [
    {
      "guestAcceleratorType": string,
      "guestAcceleratorCount": integer
    }
  ],
  "kind": string
}
Fields
id

string (uint64 format)

[Output Only] The unique identifier for the resource. This identifier is defined by the server.

creationTimestamp

string

[Output Only] Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

name

string

[Output Only] Name of the resource.

description

string

[Output Only] An optional textual description of the resource.

guestCpus

integer

[Output Only] The number of virtual CPUs that are available to the instance.

memoryMb

integer

[Output Only] The amount of physical memory available to the instance, defined in MB.

imageSpaceGb

integer

[Deprecated] This property is deprecated and will never be populated with any relevant values.

scratchDisks[]

object

[Output Only] A list of extended scratch disks assigned to the instance.

scratchDisks[].diskGb

integer

Size of the scratch disk, defined in GB.

maximumPersistentDisks

integer

[Output Only] Maximum persistent disks allowed.

maximumPersistentDisksSizeGb

string (int64 format)

[Output Only] Maximum total persistent disks size (GB) allowed.

deprecated

object

[Output Only] The deprecation status associated with this machine type. Only applicable if the machine type is unavailable.

deprecated.state

enum

The deprecation state of this resource. This can be ACTIVE, DEPRECATED, OBSOLETE, or