Google Cloud sincerely hopes that businesses will continue to use its virtual machines with Intel processors.
It announced a "white-glove" service this week in an effort to persuade clients that the silicon is pricey but worthwhile.
It is well known that Google Cloud's Intel-based instances are more expensive.
above those using Ampere's Altra or AMD Epyc CPU cores.
a somewhat small, 32GB, eight-thread, N2-Standard instance running on the Xeon Scalable platform from Intel,
will cost you, for instance, around 25% more than an Ampere Altra-based instance.
has two physical cores more. Epyc instances from AMD fall somewhere in the middle.