Google Compute Engine, a rentable virtual machine service has gone from technology preview to general availability. It has featured greater OS support and maintenance features at lower prices.

According to the announcement by Google Vice President Ari Balogh, Compute Engine instances perform for scalability, realability, and industry-leading features like encryption and data reset.

The virtual machines are available in Standard, High CPU, High Memory, and Share Core. It can have as many as 16 cores and 104GB of RAM. Google is also lowering its prices by 60 percent per GB and dropping I/O charges to make it more affordable.

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