Use this topic to learn about Filestore limits.

Number of instances

The number of instances you can create depends on the amount of Filestore quota that you have and the minimum fileshare size, which is 1 terabyte (TB) for Standard tier instances and 2.5 TB for Premium tier instances. To see your available quota, go to the Quotas page.

Number of clients

We recommend limiting the number of clients a Filestore fileshare is mounted on to 500.

Fileshare size

You can create Filestore fileshares between 1 and 63.9 TB in size for Standard tier instances, and between 2.5 and 63.9 TB for Premium tier instances.

File size

You can create files of up to 16 TB on Filestore fileshares.

File locks

A Filestore instance can have up to 128 file locks across all clients of the instance.