HostHatch vs Vultr

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We have tested 15 VPS plans from HostHatch and Vultr. We'll show which one is best based on a detailed performance analysis, on features and prices.


HostHatch

HostHatch

HostHatch was founded in 2011.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • China
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Vultr

Vultr

Vultr was founded in 2014.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS and Dedicated hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
NVMe 2GB $4.00 1 2.0 10 1000 Mar 10 2021
Regular 1GB 1 core $5.00 1 1.0 25 1000 Jun 05 2021
High Performance 1GB $6.00 1 1.0 25 2000 Jul 24 2022
High Frequency 1GB $6.00 1 1.0 32 1000 Mar 08 2022
NVMe 8GB $9.00 2 8.0 35 2000 Jun 15 2022
Regular 2GB 1 core $10.00 1 2.0 55 2000 Dec 09 2021
Regular 4GB 2 cores $20.00 2 4.0 80 3000 Apr 21 2021
High Performance 4GB $24.00 2 4.0 100 5000 Apr 25 2022
High Frequency 4GB $24.00 2 4.0 128 3000 Sep 07 2021
NVMe 32GB $29.00 8 32.0 125 8000 Jul 30 2022
Regular 8GB 4 cores $40.00 4 8.0 160 4000 Jan 23 2022
NVMe 64GB $49.00 12 64.0 200 15000 Apr 30 2022
Regular 16GB 6 cores $80.00 6 16.0 320 5000 Oct 21 2021
High Performance 16GB $96.00 8 16.0 350 8000 Jun 09 2022
High Frequency 16GB $96.00 4 16.0 384 5000 Jul 20 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
NVMe 2GB
$4.00
E F D E D
Regular 1GB 1 core
$5.00
E E E B D
High Performance 1GB
$6.00
C E C B C
High Frequency 1GB
$6.00
C E B B C
NVMe 8GB
$9.00
B C A A C
Regular 2GB 1 core
$10.00
B D C B B
Regular 4GB 2 cores
$20.00
E D C C B
High Performance 4GB
$24.00
C C C E C
High Frequency 4GB
$24.00
B C A B B
NVMe 32GB
$29.00
C A C C D
Regular 8GB 4 cores
$40.00
B B B B B
NVMe 64GB
$49.00
B A C C A
Regular 16GB 6 cores
$80.00
C A D B B
High Performance 16GB
$96.00
C A D A B
High Frequency 16GB
$96.00
A A C A B
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Features and Datacenters

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

Vultr HostHatch
Backups  Yes No
Block storage  Yes No
Object storage  Yes No
Load balancer  Yes No
DDoS protection  Yes No
Hourly Billing  Yes No
SSH Keys Setup  Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  25 16
Number of Datacenter Continents  4 4
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CPUs

These are the CPUs we have seen in HostHatch and Vultr instances in the past 18 months.

All HostHatch CPUs All Vultr CPUs
AMD EPYC 7443P 24-Core Processor
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 0 @ 2.90GHz
AMD EPYC-Rome Processor
Intel Core Processor (Broadwell, no TSX, IBRS)
Intel Core Processor (Skylake, IBRS)
Intel Xeon Processor (Cascadelake)

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.

HostHatch Vultr
Consistency Score - 63

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VPS Instance Provisioning Time

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

All VPS provisioning times

HostHatch Vultr
Number of instance creations in sample 4 12
Average provisioning time 48s 85s

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 HostHatch and Vultr. 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 HostHatch and Vultr. 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 HostHatch and Vultr. 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 HostHatch and Vultr. 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 HostHatch and Vultr.

Network Transfers

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

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