Alwyzon vs Contabo

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We have tested 16 VPS plans from Alwyzon and Contabo. We'll show which one is best based on a detailed performance analysis, on features and prices.


Alwyzon

Alwyzon

Alwyzon was founded in 2020.
It is headquartered in Austria.
It offers VPS hosting products.

Contabo

Contabo

Contabo was founded in 2003.
It is headquartered in Germany.
It offers Web, Dedicated and VPS hosting products.


VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
KVM Server M 4.10€ 2 4.0 40 5000 Sep 20 2020
VPS S SSD 4.99€ 4 8.0 200 Unlimited Apr 16 2021
Virtual Server S 6.49€ 3 4.0 60 20000 Jan 05 2022
Virtual Server E2 6.50€ 1 2.0 100 50000 Aug 05 2021
KVM Server L 7.80€ 4 8.0 80 5000 Dec 02 2020
VPS M SSD 8.99€ 6 16.0 400 Unlimited Jul 16 2021
VPS M NVMe (Preview) (Off rankings) 8.99€ 6 16.0 100 32000 Aug 18 2021
VPS L NVMe 14.99€ 8 30.0 200 Unlimited Oct 17 2021
VPS L SSD (Off rankings) 14.99€ 8 30.0 800 Unlimited Nov 23 2020
Virtual Server E8 24.75€ 2 8.0 400 50000 Oct 20 2021
VPS XL SSD 26.99€ 10 60.0 1600 Unlimited Jan 12 2021
VPS XL NVMe 26.99€ 9 60.0 400 Unlimited Dec 07 2021
VDS S 36.99€ 6 24.0 180 32000 Jan 22 2022
VDS M 47.99€ 8 32.0 240 32000 Jun 01 2021
VDS M Singapore (Off rankings) 64.99€ 4 32.0 240 Unlimited Apr 21 2021
VDS L 68.99€ 12 48.0 360 32000 Sep 01 2021

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Note: "Off rankings" plans are not included in the Screener and are not considered for Best VPS rankings. They may either be previews where the VPS have been directly provisioned by the provider, they may be too old or they may exceed the maximum number of plans that can be listed for each provider.

Performance Grades

To summarize the performance of each VPS plan, we generated grades based on the various tests that were run: web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Each grade focuses on one aspect of the VPS speed or stability (cpu, disk IO, network IO...) and is made of one or more metrics measured during the tests.

Grades are evenly distributed between A and F. A is best, F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

How are grades calculated?

Screen all VPS from Alwyzon and Contabo
Plan Name Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf
KVM Server M
4.10€
D D E C D
VPS S SSD
4.99€
E C F D D
Virtual Server S
6.49€
C B D B C
Virtual Server E2
6.50€
B D B B B
KVM Server L
7.80€
D C E C B
VPS M SSD
8.99€
D A E C C
VPS M NVMe (Preview) (Off rankings)
8.99€
A A C B D
VPS L NVMe
14.99€
C A D B C
VPS L SSD (Off rankings)
14.99€
D A E D E
Virtual Server E8
24.75€
A B B A C
VPS XL SSD
26.99€
D B F C C
VPS XL NVMe
26.99€
D B F D C
VDS S
36.99€
B B C A E
VDS M
47.99€
B A C A C
VDS M Singapore (Off rankings)
64.99€
A A B A C
VDS L
68.99€
B A B A C
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Features and Datacenters

This list is a subset of the features each provider may offer.

Contabo Alwyzon
Backups  Yes Yes
Block storage  No No
Object storage  No No
Load balancer  No No
DDoS protection  Yes No
Hourly Billing  No No
SSH Keys Setup  Yes No
Total Number of Datacenters  8 1
Number of Datacenter Continents  3 1
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CPUs

These are the CPUs we have seen in Alwyzon and Contabo instances in the past 18 months.

All Alwyzon CPUs All Contabo CPUs
AMD EPYC 7542 32-Core Processor
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2660 v3 @ 2.60GHz
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v4 @ 2.40GHz
Intel(R) Xeon(R) E-2174G CPU @ 3.80GHz
AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz

Performance Consistency

The provider consistency score shows how much variation can be expected between 2 servers of the same type at the same provider. A high consistency score (>65) means the performance of all servers of the provider is consistent over many trials and many plans.

Providers who don't have enough data yet at VPSBenchmarks don't have a consistency score.

Alwyzon Contabo
Consistency Score 81 76

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VPS Instance Provisioning Time

This is the average time it took to create an instance for Alwyzon and Contabo from instance order to instance accepting connections.

All VPS provisioning times

Alwyzon Contabo
Number of instance creations in sample 5 9
Average provisioning time 47s 980s

Performance in Depth...

These are some of the test results that are used to determine the grades above.

Web Response Times

We ran a database intensive web application at various levels of load on cloud servers from Alwyzon and Contabo. This is the average response time measured locally on the VPS for each plan we tested.



Local Response Time per Plan

Lower is better


Maximum HTTP Load

We ran a database intensive web application at various levels of load on cloud servers from Alwyzon and Contabo. This is the maximum rate of HTTP requests that each server handled without timing out.



Maximum HTTP request rate

Higher is better


During the Web Test, we collect response time metrics, rate metrics and CPU metrics. All of those are measured locally on the VPS running the web server. All metrics can be compared on the Web Performance Comparison page.

Sysbench CPU Performance

We ran the full suite of Sysbench tests on VPS plans of Alwyzon and Contabo. These are the Sysbench CPU test results:



Rate of operations

Higher is better


Sysbench Disk IO Performance

We ran the full suite of Sysbench tests on VPS plans of Alwyzon and Contabo. These are the Sysbench Disk IO Random Read test results:



Rate of operations

Higher is better

Sysbench test results are also available for random disk IO tests, sequential disk IO tests and memory tests.
Review and compare all Sysbench numbers on the Sysbench Comparison page for Alwyzon and Contabo.

Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the Alwyzon and Contabo VPS and we measured the speed of downloads and uploads.

The transfers involve multiple files, 10 threads and last for at least 10 seconds at maximum speed. The transfers are repeated 3 times from different servers and only the fastest transfer is reported here.


Download Speed per Plan

Higher is better

Network Transfers measurements including download and upload speeds can be compared for Alwyzon and Contabo on the Network Transfers Comparison page.

Sustained CPU Endurance Tests

We pushed the CPU of those VPS plans hard for 24 hours straight.

This test shows how fast the VPS can go for long periods of time, how stable the performance is and it also gives clues on how overallocated the VPSs may be.


Average number of operations per hour

Higher is better

Review and compare endurance test results for Alwyzon and Contabo on the Sustained CPU Endurance Comparison page.

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