Genesis VMs vs LaunchtimeVPS

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


Genesis VMs

Genesis VMs was founded in 1997.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS, Storage and Networking hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • USA

This provider is related to Genesis Public Cloud.

Genesis Public Cloud offers cloud servers billed every 30 seconds with a large array of features..

LaunchtimeVPS

LaunchtimeVPS was founded in 2002.
It is headquartered in New Zealand.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Germany
  • New Zealand
  • UK
  • USA

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
vm.t5sd.4xlarge $9.00 1 8.0 100 5000 Jan 26 2020
vm.c5sd.xlarge $20.00 2 8.0 100 5000 Feb 25 2020

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
vm.t5sd.4xlarge
$9.00
A D A D A
vm.c5sd.xlarge
$20.00
A B A D C
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VPS Instance Provisioning Time

This is the average time it took to create an instance for Genesis VMs and LaunchtimeVPS from instance order to instance accepting connections.

All VPS provisioning times

Genesis VMs LaunchtimeVPS
Number of instance creations in sample 2 0
Provisioning time in seconds 52s 0s

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 Genesis VMs and LaunchtimeVPS. 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
GenVMs
vm.t5sd.4xlarge 40.8ms
vm.c5sd.xlarge 43.8ms

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 Genesis VMs and LaunchtimeVPS. These are the Sysbench CPU test results:



Rate of operations

Higher is better

Plan Operations per second
GenVMs
vm.t5sd.4xlarge 480.7
vm.c5sd.xlarge 1012.4

Sysbench Disk IO Performance

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



Rate of operations

Higher is better

Plan MiB per second
GenVMs
vm.t5sd.4xlarge 16.5
vm.c5sd.xlarge 18.9

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 Genesis VMs and LaunchtimeVPS.


Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the Genesis VMs and LaunchtimeVPS 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
GenVMs
vm.c5sd.xlarge 718.4Mbps
vm.t5sd.4xlarge 1246.1Mbps

Network Transfers measurements including download and upload speeds can be compared for Genesis VMs and LaunchtimeVPS 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
GenVMs
vm.t5sd.4xlarge 4482.7
vm.c5sd.xlarge 8849.4

Review and compare endurance test results for Genesis VMs and LaunchtimeVPS 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
GenVMs
vm.c5sd.xlarge 322.8ms
vm.t5sd.4xlarge 323.8ms

Detailed remote timings measurements including connection time, TLS handshake time, and response time can be compared for Genesis VMs and LaunchtimeVPS 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.

LaunchtimeVPS Review Genesis VMs Review
Hourly Billing  No No
DDOS Protection  No Yes
Backups  Yes Yes
Control Panel  Custom WHMCS
SSH Keys Setup  Yes No
Total Number of Datacenters  6 1
Number of Datacenter Continents  3 1
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