Klikk vs LayerStack

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We have tested 14 VPS plans from Klikk and LayerStack. We'll show which one is best based on a detailed performance analysis, on features and prices.


Klikk

Klikk

Klikk was founded in 2018.
It is headquartered in Norway.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Germany
  • Norway

LayerStack

LayerStack

LayerStack was founded in 2017.
It is headquartered in Singapore.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • United States

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
1GB 1 core 8.91€ 1 1.0 25 Unlimited Jan 26 2022
2GB 1 core 12.73€ 1 2.0 25 Unlimited Apr 26 2022
4GB 2 cores 23.97€ 2 4.0 50 Unlimited Dec 10 2021
R108-SG $28.06 2 4.0 150 5000 Nov 19 2021
R108-HK $28.06 2 4.0 150 5000 May 21 2022
DC108-SG $32.00 2 6.0 200 5000 Feb 19 2022
8GB 4 cores 46.44€ 4 8.0 100 Unlimited Jun 11 2022
R208-SG $53.80 4 12.0 250 Unlimited Jan 04 2022
DC208-HK $60.00 4 8.0 300 Unlimited Aug 19 2021
HM24-HK $65.00 2 24.0 200 6000 Jul 11 2022
12GB 6 cores 66.37€ 6 12.0 125 Unlimited Mar 10 2022
R308-HK $68.00 6 16.0 300 8000 Apr 04 2022
16GB 8 cores 88.84€ 8 16.0 175 Unlimited Jul 26 2022
R408-HK $92.41 8 18.0 350 9000 Jul 05 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
1GB 1 core
8.91€
B E C A D
2GB 1 core
12.73€
C E C A B
4GB 2 cores
23.97€
D C C E B
R108-SG
$28.06
C C C B E
R108-HK
$28.06
D C C B C
DC108-SG
$32.00
C C C A D
8GB 4 cores
46.44€
D B D A B
R208-SG
$53.80
C B C B D
DC208-HK
$60.00
B B D B A
HM24-HK
$65.00
E C E B C
12GB 6 cores
66.37€
C B D A C
R308-HK
$68.00
B A C A C
16GB 8 cores
88.84€
C A D A E
R408-HK
$92.41
A A A B C
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Features and Datacenters

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

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

These are the CPUs we have seen in Klikk and LayerStack instances in the past 18 months.

All Klikk CPUs All LayerStack CPUs
AMD EPYC 7542 32-Core Processor AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB)
AMD EPYC-Milan 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.

Klikk LayerStack
Consistency Score 60 63

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VPS Instance Provisioning Time

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

All VPS provisioning times

Klikk LayerStack
Number of instance creations in sample 8 8
Average provisioning time 76s 2031s

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 Klikk and LayerStack. 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 Klikk and LayerStack. 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 Klikk and LayerStack. 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 Klikk and LayerStack. 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 Klikk and LayerStack.

Network Transfers

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

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