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Google Compute Engine vs AtlanticNet

Google Compute Engine


Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
AtlanticNet G2 1GB $10.00 1 1.0 40 3000 Nov 22 2018
Google Compute Engine g1-small $18.50 1 1.7 10 100 Mar 28 2019
AtlanticNet G2 2GB $20.00 2 2.0 80 4000 Feb 16 2019
Google Compute Engine n1-standard-1 $34.20 1 3.75 20 100 Nov 07 2018
Google Compute Engine n1-highcpu-2 $51.05 2 1.8 20 100 May 31 2019
Google Compute Engine n1-standard-2 $68.40 2 7.5 10 100 Jan 27 2019

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 (cpu, disk IO, network IO...) and can be made of one or more of the metrics generated during the tests.

Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

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

How are grades calculated?

Plan Name Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
AtlanticNet G2 1GB F F C D D
AtlanticNet G2 2GB D D B D C
Google Compute Engine g1-small E D D E D
Google Compute Engine n1-highcpu-2 D C C E C
Google Compute Engine n1-standard-1 E E C E C
Google Compute Engine n1-standard-2 D C D D C
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In Depth...

The grades above are based on the following test results.

Web Response Times

We ran a database intensive web application with ~100,000 hits per day for several days on VPSs from Google Compute Engine and AtlanticNet. This is the average response time measured locally on the VPS for each plan we tested.

Local Response Time per Plan

Lower is better

Provider Plan Average response time
GCE g1-small 96.0ms
GCE n1-standard-1 84.0ms
GCE n1-highcpu-2 74.0ms
GCE n1-standard-2 69.0ms
Atlantic G2 1GB 116.0ms
Atlantic G2 2GB 86.0ms

During the Web Test, we collect response time metrics, CPU metrics and database performance 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 Performances

We ran the full suite of Sysbench tests on VPS plans of Google Compute Engine and AtlanticNet. These are the Sysbench CPU test results:

Rate of operations

Higher is better

Provider Plan Operations per second
GCE g1-small 354.7
GCE n1-standard-1 354.8
GCE n1-highcpu-2 540.4
GCE n1-standard-2 557.9
Atlantic G2 1GB 279.0
Atlantic G2 2GB 574.3

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 Google Compute Engine and AtlanticNet.

Remote Timings

During the whole duration of the web performance test, we collected web response times from 5 different locations in the world. The chart below reports the average connection + TLS handshake latency from all 5 locations.

Note: Remote timings may not be available for all plans.

Remote Latency per Plan

Lower is better

Provider Plan Average remote request duration
GCE g1-small 307.8ms
GCE n1-standard-1 300.8ms
GCE n1-highcpu-2 344.0ms
GCE n1-standard-2 299.4ms
Atlantic G2 1GB 346.8ms
Atlantic G2 2GB 350.2ms

Detailed remote timings measurements including connection time, TLS handshake time, and response time can be compared for Google Compute Engine and AtlanticNet on the Remote Timings Comparison page.

Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the Google Compute Engine and AtlanticNet 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

Provider Plan Network Download Speed
GCE g1-small 434.1Mbps
GCE n1-standard-1 514.9Mbps
GCE n1-highcpu-2 889.9Mbps
GCE n1-standard-2 636.3Mbps
Atlantic G2 1GB 474.4Mbps
Atlantic G2 2GB 568.8Mbps

Network Transfers measurements including download and upload speeds can be compared for Google Compute Engine and AtlanticNet on the Network Transfers Comparison page.

Sustained CPU Endurance Tests

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

This kind of tests 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 are.

Note: Endurance metrics may not be available for all plans.

Average number of operations per hour

Higher is better

Provider Plan Average ops/hour
GCE g1-small 3037.8
GCE n1-standard-1 1622.8
GCE n1-highcpu-2 4793.4
GCE n1-standard-2 4457.1
Atlantic G2 1GB 1163.7
Atlantic G2 2GB 1987.0

Review and compare endurance test results for Google Compute Engine and AtlanticNet on the Sustained CPU Endurance Comparison page.

Features and Usability

Features not included in the VPS price in plans tested at vpsbenchmarks.com will be marked as missing.

Google Compute Engine Review AtlanticNet Review
Hourly Billing  Yes Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes No
Backups  No No
Control Panel  Builtin Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  12 6
Number of Datacenter Continents  3 2

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