GigsGigsCloud vs HostUp

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


GigsGigsCloud

GigsGigs

GigsGigsCloud is headquartered in Hong Kong.
It offers VPS and Dedicated hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • China
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • United States

HostUp

HostUp

HostUp was founded in 2019.
It is headquartered in Sweden.
It offers Web, Wordpress, VPS and Domains hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Sweden

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
SSD VPS #2 $10.00 2 2.0 50 2000 Mar 15 2021
SSD VPS #4 $40.00 4 8.0 160 5000 Jun 07 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
SSD VPS #2
$10.00
B C C A C
SSD VPS #4
$40.00
A B B A C
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CPUs

These are the CPUs we have seen in GigsGigsCloud and HostUp instances in the past 18 months.

All GigsGigsCloud CPUs All HostUp CPUs
AMD EPYC 7302P 16-Core Processor

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

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

All VPS provisioning times

GigsGigsCloud HostUp
Number of instance creations in sample 0 2
Average provisioning time 0s 920s

In Depth...

These are some of the test results that make up the grades above.

Web Response Times

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



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 GigsGigsCloud and HostUp. 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 GigsGigsCloud and HostUp. 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 GigsGigsCloud and HostUp.

Network Transfers

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

Features and Usability

Features not included in the VPS price of the plan will be marked as missing but they may be available for the fee.

GigsGigsCloud Review HostUp Review
Hourly Billing  No No
DDOS Protection  No Yes
Backups  No Yes
Control Panel  Custom WHMCS
SSH Keys Setup  No Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  4 1
Number of Datacenter Continents  2 1
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