HostPapa vs VPS2DAY

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We have tested 5 VPS plans from HostPapa and VPS2DAY. This page is a summary and a comparison of all test results for those 2 providers.


HostPapa

HostPapa was founded in 2006.
It is headquartered in Canada.
It offers Web, Shared, Wordpress and VPS hosting products.

VPS2DAY

VPS2DAY was founded in 2014.
It is headquartered in Germany.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Romania
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • USA

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
Start €5.00 1 1.0 25 0 Apr 23 2020
Basic €10.00 2 2.0 50 2000 Jan 24 2020
Premium €20.00 4 4.0 100 May 20 2020
Enterprise €40.00 6 8.0 250 4000 Mar 11 2020
VPS Plus $49.99 4 1.5 50 1000 Jun 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 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?

Plan Name Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf
Start
€5.00
F F C E F
Basic
€10.00
E D D E E
Premium
€20.00
D C D F F
Enterprise
€40.00
D A C B E
VPS Plus
$49.99
E B C F D
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VPS Instance Provisioning Time

This is the average time it took to create an instance for HostPapa and VPS2DAY from instance order to instance accepting connections.

All VPS provisioning times

HostPapa VPS2DAY
Number of instance creations in sample 1 7
Provisioning time in seconds 3600s 207s

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 cloud servers from HostPapa and VPS2DAY. This is the average response time measured locally on the VPS for each plan we tested.



Local Response Time per Plan

Lower is better

Plan Average response time
VPS2DAY
Enterprise 79.6ms
Start 83.5ms
Premium 94.9ms
Basic 98.4ms

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 Performance

We ran the full suite of Sysbench tests on VPS plans of HostPapa and VPS2DAY. These are the Sysbench CPU test results:



Rate of operations

Higher is better

Plan Operations per second
HostPapa
VPS Plus 1143.6
VPS2DAY
Start 260.1
Basic 520.8
Premium 998.0
Enterprise 1605.3

Sysbench Disk IO Performance

We ran the full suite of Sysbench tests on VPS plans of HostPapa and VPS2DAY. These are the Sysbench Disk IO Random Read test results:



Rate of operations

Higher is better

Plan MiB per second
HostPapa
VPS Plus 2.7
VPS2DAY
Start 11.9
Basic 14.0
Premium 22.5
Enterprise 160.3

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 HostPapa and VPS2DAY.


Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the HostPapa and VPS2DAY 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

Plan Network Download Speed
HostPapa
VPS Plus 456.3Mbps
VPS2DAY
Start 90.7Mbps
Premium 93.0Mbps
Enterprise 93.9Mbps
Basic 94.0Mbps

Network Transfers measurements including download and upload speeds can be compared for HostPapa and VPS2DAY 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

Plan Average ops/hour
HostPapa
VPS Plus 3693.4
VPS2DAY
Start 1791.3
Basic 3502.3
Premium 4606.9
Enterprise 7218.9

Review and compare endurance test results for HostPapa and VPS2DAY on the Sustained CPU Endurance Comparison page.


Remote Timings

During the entire duration of the web performance test, we collected web response times from 5 different locations in the world. The chart below reports the connection establishment time + TLS handshake latency from all 5 locations. (That excludes the time spent on the server that is already measured in web response times above and it also excludes the DNS resolution time since it is not dependent on the provider).


Remote Latency per Plan

Lower is better

Plan Average remote request duration
HostPapa
VPS Plus 353.8ms
VPS2DAY
Start 470.8ms
Enterprise 481.4ms
Basic 508.6ms

Detailed remote timings measurements including connection time, TLS handshake time, and response time can be compared for HostPapa and VPS2DAY on the Remote Timings 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.

HostPapa Review VPS2DAY Review
Hourly Billing  No No
DDOS Protection  Yes No
Backups  Yes No
Control Panel  WHMCS + SolusVM Custom
SSH Keys Setup  No Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  1 7
Number of Datacenter Continents  1 2
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