Confidential VM pricing

Confidential VM incurs additional costs on top of Compute Engine pricing. For full details on Compute Engine pricing, see All pricing.

Using Confidential VM does not affect contractual discounts that are applied to underlying Compute Engine services.

For Compute Engine, disk size, machine type memory, and network usage are calculated in gigabytes (GB), where 1 GB is 230 bytes. This unit of measurement is also known as a gibibyte (GiB).

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Pricing overview

Confidential VM incurs additional flat per-vCPU and per-GB costs,which vary depending on whether a Confidential VM instance is on demand or preemptible, as summarized in the following table:

Item On-demand price Spot price*
vCPUs $4.000 / vCPU month $0.936 / vCPU month
Memory $0.536 / GB month $0.125 / GB month

*Spot prices are dynamic and can change up to once every 30 days, but always provide discounts of 60-91% off of the corresponding on-demand price for machine types and GPUs. Spot prices also provide smaller discounts for local SSDs. For more information, see the Spot VMs documentation.

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