- Bare-metal machine hosting costs can be up to 66% lower than cloud machine hosting.
There are no costs based on data egress but you pay monthly, not on-demand, so you pay for bare-metal machine provision whether you use it or not.
- Cloud machine hosting costs are higher than bare-metal machine hosting.
There is a cost for data egress, but you only pay for cloud machine hosting when you use it.
With Hybrid Cloud, as player game-use varies over a week, with higher demand for host machines at weekends, and lower demand in the week, for example, the zeuz scaler increases and decreases machine provision across bare-metal machines and cloud machines.
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Image: Example of player demand variation over a week; the zeuz scaler provisioning machine capacity accordingly
The scaler provisions slots in machines for your game server payloads, so game servers are ready to service player demand.
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Image: Payloads running game servers or ready to run game servers, depending on player demand
Image: The scaler increases or decreases payloads running game servers, depending on player demand
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