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m1.xlarge.x86

At $1.70/hr, this memory-focused server comes stocked with 256GB of fast RAM and 24 physical cores. 

Virtualization Powerhouse

We believe building your own private cloud shouldn't mean waiting for hardware.  

To meet the demand for private cloud and large compute + memory workloads, the lab rats at Packet have created what might be the perfect all purpose virtualization server.  Bring your own hypervisor - or not!

Hardware Specs

  • 24 Physical Cores @ 2.2 GHz
    (2 × E5-2650 v4)
  • 256 GB of DDR4 ECC RAM
    (16 × 16 GB)
  • 2.8 TB of SSD
    (6 × 480GB SSD)
  • Dual Mode High Performance HBA/RAID Card
  • 20Gbps Bonded Network
    (2 × 10Gbps w/ LACP)

Locations

  • EWR1
  • SJC1
  • AMS1
  • NRT1

OS Support

Custom iPXE

Custom iPXE allows you to install a custom operating system manually or via automated kickstart.

Debian 9

Flatcar Linux - Stable

NixOS 19.03

Flatcar Linux - Alpha

CentOS 7

Ubuntu 19.04

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

OpenSUSE 42.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu 17.10

Scientific Linux 6

CentOS 8

Debian 8

Debian 10

FreeBSD 12.1

RancherOS

RedHat Enterprise Linux 7

Licensed OS ($)

Flatcar Linux - Beta

Flatcar Linux - Edge

Container Linux - Alpha

Container Linux - Beta

Container Linux - Stable

NixOS 18.03

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

VMware ESXi 6.5

Windows 2012 R2

$0.24/hr Licensed OS ($)

Windows 2016 Standard

$0.24/hr Licensed OS ($)

SUSE SLES 12 SP3

“With Packet’s developer-friendly bare metal, we’re able to take our Curiosity IoT platform to any city in the United States in 90 days or less.  This is simply unheard of.”

Ivo Rook | SVP of IoT @ Sprint