Cherry Servers vs Scaleway

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We have tested 9 VPS plans from Cherry Servers and Scaleway. We'll show which one is best based on a detailed performance analysis, on features and prices.


Cherry Servers

Cherry

Cherry Servers was founded in 2002.
It is headquartered in Lithuania.
It offers VPS and Dedicated servers hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Lithuania
  • Netherlands
  • United States

Scaleway

Scaleway

Scaleway was founded in 2015.
It is headquartered in France.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Poland

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
Cloud VPS 1 9.00€ 1 1.0 20 1000 Apr 17 2022
DEV1-M 15.77€ 3 4.0 40 Unlimited Aug 26 2021
Cloud VPS 2 19.00€ 2 2.0 40 1000 Sep 19 2022
PLAY2-NANO 24.29€ 2 4.0 40 Unlimited Nov 14 2022
Cloud VPS 4 29.00€ 4 4.0 80 1000 Dec 04 2022
DEV1-L 31.54€ 4 8.0 80 Unlimited May 30 2022
Cloud VPS 6 39.00€ 6 6.0 100 1000 Feb 02 2022
Cloud VDS 2 $52.43 4 16.0 100 10000 Jul 02 2022
GP1-XS 60.48€ 4 16.0 150 Unlimited Dec 29 2021

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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?

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Plan Name Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf
Cloud VPS 1
9.00€
D F D F E
DEV1-M
15.77€
D C C D C
Cloud VPS 2
19.00€
E E E F D
PLAY2-NANO
24.29€
D D C F C
Cloud VPS 4
29.00€
C C B F E
DEV1-L
31.54€
E C D D B
Cloud VPS 6
39.00€
C B D F D
Cloud VDS 2
$52.43
C C C F C
GP1-XS
60.48€
D B D C A
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Features and Datacenters

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

Scaleway Cherry Servers
Backups  Yes Yes
Block storage  Yes Yes
Object storage  Yes No
Load balancer  Yes No
DDoS protection  Yes Yes
Hourly Billing  Yes Yes
SSH Keys Setup  Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  3 3
Number of Datacenter Continents  1 2
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CPUs

These are the CPUs we have seen in Cherry Servers and Scaleway instances in the past 18 months.

All Cherry Servers CPUs All Scaleway CPUs
AMD EPYC-Milan Processor
Intel Core Processor (Broadwell, IBRS)
Intel Core Processor (Skylake, IBRS)
Intel Xeon Processor (Icelake)
AMD EPYC 7281 16-Core Processor
AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor
AMD EPYC 7402P 24-Core Processor
AMD EPYC 7543 32-Core Processor

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.

Cherry Servers Scaleway
Consistency Score 75 55

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VPS Instance Provisioning Time

This is the average time it took to create an instance for Cherry Servers and Scaleway from instance order to instance accepting connections.

All VPS provisioning times

Cherry Servers Scaleway
Number of instance creations in sample 7 4
Average provisioning time 147s 37s

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 Cherry Servers and Scaleway. 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 Cherry Servers and Scaleway. 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 Cherry Servers and Scaleway. 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 Cherry Servers and Scaleway. 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 Cherry Servers and Scaleway.

Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the Cherry Servers and Scaleway 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 Cherry Servers and Scaleway 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 Cherry Servers and Scaleway on the Sustained CPU Endurance Comparison page.

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