Fast IOPS and high-speed throughput
Choose Local SSDs when you need Google's highest speed ephemeral storage. Reach IOPS of 2,400,000 / 1,200,000 (read/write) and throughput up to 9,360 MB per second / 4,680 MB per second for 9 TB instances.
Scale as you need it
Attach up to 24 Local SSD partitions for 9 TB of total Local SSD storage space per instance. Or you can format and mount multiple Local SSD partitions into a single logical volume.
Customizable VM shapes
Depending on your workload, you may require specific memory-to-storage configuration to achieve the best performance at the right price. With Local SSDs, attach custom-sized disks to your VMs, allowing you to tailor your storage to your use case, needs, and budget.
See Local SSD pricing in your region.