RCUs

RightScale Compute Units (RCUs)

RightScale Compute Units (RCUs) provide a consistent measure of instance usage per hour. RCUs are calculated and billed monthly.

Example: 5 small servers for 1 month = 5 * 720 hours * 0.5 RCU per hour = 1,800 RCUs

Compute Clouds

RCU Size RCU / Hour Amazon Web Services EC2 Google Cloud Platform Rackspace Cloud SoftLayer Windows Azure
XS 0.25 t1.micro f1-micro 512 MB A0 Extra Small
S 0.5 m1.small g1-small 1GB
1GB Performance
2GB
2GB Performance
XS CCI A1 Small
M 1 c1.medium
m1.medium
c3.large
m3.medium
n1-standard-1
n1-highcpu-2
4GB
4GB Performance
SM CCI A2 Medium
L 2 m1.large
c3.xlarge
m3.large
r3.large
n1-standard-2
n1-highmem-2
8GB
8GB Performance
MD CCI
MD (High Mem) CCI
A3 Large
A6
XL 4 m1.xlarge
c1.xlarge
m2.xlarge
m3.xlarge
c3.2xlarge
g2.2xlarge
i2.xlarge
r3.xlarge
n1-standard-4
n1-highcpu-4
n1-highmem-4
15GB
15GB Performance
LG CCI
LG (High Mem) CCI
A4 Extra Large
A7
2XL 8 m2.2xlarge
m3.2xlarge
c3.4xlarge
i2.2xlarge
r3.2xlarge
n1-standard-8
n1-highcpu-8
n1-highmem-8
30GB
30GB Performance
XL CCI
4XL 16 m2.4xlarge
cc1.4xlarge
cg1.4xlarge
cc2.8xlarge
hi1.4xlarge
cc2.8xlarge
cr1.8xlarge
hs1.8xlarge
c3.8xlarge
i2.4xlarge
i2.8xlarge
r3.4xlarge
r3.8xlarge
n1-standard-16
n1-highcpu-16
n1-highmem-16
60GB Performance
90GB Performance
120GB Performance