This page covers the minimum and recommended hardware requirements for engaging with the NEAR platform as an application developer, validator, integrator or core contributor.
- CPU: 4-Core (8-Thread) Intel i7/Xeon or equivalent with AVX support
- RAM: 16GB DDR4
- Storage: 100GB SSD
Verify AVX support on Linux by issuing the command
$ lscpu | grep -oh avx. If the output is empty, your CPU is not supported.
Estimated monthly costs depending on operating system:
|Cloud Provider||Machine Size||Linux|
|AWS||c5.2xlarge||$150 CPU + $20 storage|
|GCP||c2-standard-8||$250 CPU + $20 storage|
|Azure||Standard_F8s_v2||$180 CPU + $10 storage|
Resources for Cost Estimation
All prices reflect reserved instances which offer deep discounts on all platforms with a 1 year commitment
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