Dreamhost vs Vpsdime

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We have tested 2 VPS plans from Dreamhost and Vpsdime. This page is a summary and a comparison of all test results for those providers.


Dreamhost

Dreamhost

Dreamhost was founded in 1997.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers Shared, Wordpress, VPS and Dedicated hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • United States

Vpsdime

Vpsdime

Vpsdime was founded in 2013.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS hosting products.

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

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
gp1_subsonic $6.00 1 1.0 80 Unlimited Jun 10 2020
gp1.lightspeed $24.00 2 4.0 80 Unlimited Nov 20 2020

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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
gp1_subsonic
$6.00
F F D E F
gp1.lightspeed
$24.00
E E D F C
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Features and Datacenters

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

Vpsdime Dreamhost
Backups  Yes Yes
Block storage  No Yes
Object storage  No Yes
Load balancer  No No
DDoS protection  No No
Hourly Billing  No Yes
SSH Keys Setup  No Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  4 1
Number of Datacenter Continents  2 1
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CPUs

These are the CPUs we have seen in Dreamhost and Vpsdime instances in the past 18 months.

All Dreamhost CPUs All Vpsdime CPUs
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v4 @ 2.10GHz

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.

Dreamhost Vpsdime
Consistency Score - 50

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VPS Instance Provisioning Time

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

All VPS provisioning times

Dreamhost Vpsdime
Number of instance creations in sample 2 0
Average provisioning time 105s 0s

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 Dreamhost and Vpsdime. 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 Dreamhost and Vpsdime. 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 Dreamhost and Vpsdime. 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 Dreamhost and Vpsdime. 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 Dreamhost and Vpsdime.

Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the Dreamhost and Vpsdime 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 Dreamhost and Vpsdime 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 Dreamhost and Vpsdime on the Sustained CPU Endurance Comparison page.

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