Anvil Instance Types

Anvil provides many instance types that are optimized for different usage patterns.


General Purpose Instances

Use Cases

Development environments, build servers, code repositories, low-traffic websites and web applications, micro services, early product experiments, small databases.

Instance Name CPUs Memory Root Disk
general.small  1 2GB 20GB 
general.medium 1 3.8GB 40GB
general.large 2 7.5GB 80GB
general.xlarge 4 15GB 160GB
general.2xlarge 8 30GB 160GB
general.4xlarge 16 60GB 160GB

High-Memory Instances

Use Cases

We recommend high memory instances for high performance databases, genome assembly and analysis.

Instance Name CPUs Memory Root Disk
memory.large  2 15GB 80GB 
memory.xlarge 4 30GB 160GB
memory.2xlarge 8 60GB 160GB
memory.4xlarge 16 120GB 160GB

Compute Instances

Use Cases

We recommend compute instances for CPU intensive tasks which don’t require large amounts of memory. 

Instance Name CPUs Memory Root Disk
compute.large  2 3.8GB 80GB 
compute.xlarge 4 7.5GB 160GB
compute.2xlarge 8 15GB 160GB
compute.4xlarge 16 30GB 160GB