Environment is Ubuntu 18.04 on GCP, kernel build is 5.4.0-1019-gcp. A curl to ipapi.co geolocates the instance to a Mountain View data center.
The network pulls from Github at 4-7 MiB/s, not too bad. Only 1024MB disk so it can’t pull llvm-project.
Full network connectivity - so nothing stopping you from doing remote compiles.
Due to the limited disk space you might have to run sparse git checkouts.
No perf, and I didn’t see kernel headers in the instance. Can’t run apt-get to pull packages so you are on your own. No userspace linux brew.
All in all a nice offering for hello world style proofs of concept and small libraries. It’s a good alternative to Google Colab if you don’t do Python.