LaunchtimeVPS vs SpryServers

LaunchtimeVPS
SpryServers
Last updated on

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


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

SpryServers

SpryServers is headquartered in the USA.
It offers Shared, Wordpress, VPS and Dedicated hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • USA

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
LaunchtimeVPS Budget $14.70 1 1.634 20 15 Sep 27 2018
SpryServers SSD KVM Mega $40.00 4 4.0 80 1000 Nov 02 2018

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
LaunchtimeVPS Budget
$14.70
E F C D E
SpryServers SSD KVM Mega
$40.00
E A D B C
Show Price Weighted Grades   

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

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

All VPS provisioning times

LaunchtimeVPS SpryServers
Number of instance creations in sample 0 1
Provisioning time in seconds 0s 300s

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 LaunchtimeVPS and SpryServers. This is the average response time measured locally on the VPS for each plan we tested.



Local Response Time per Plan

Lower is better

Provider Plan Average response time
LaunchtimeVPS Budget 94.0ms
SpryServers SSD KVM Mega 79.0ms

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 Performances

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



Rate of operations

Higher is better

Provider Plan Operations per second
LaunchtimeVPS Budget 289.1
SpryServers SSD KVM Mega 1447.0

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 LaunchtimeVPS and SpryServers.


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

Provider Plan Average remote request duration
LaunchtimeVPS Budget 322.2ms
SpryServers SSD KVM Mega 315.4ms

Detailed remote timings measurements including connection time, TLS handshake time, and response time can be compared for LaunchtimeVPS and SpryServers on the Remote Timings Comparison page.


Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the LaunchtimeVPS and SpryServers 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

Provider Plan Network Download Speed
LaunchtimeVPS Budget 74.9Mbps
SpryServers SSD KVM Mega 844.0Mbps

Network Transfers measurements including download and upload speeds can be compared for LaunchtimeVPS and SpryServers 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

Provider Plan Average ops/hour
LaunchtimeVPS Budget 671.6
SpryServers SSD KVM Mega 5526.6

Review and compare endurance test results for LaunchtimeVPS and SpryServers 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.

LaunchtimeVPS Review SpryServers Review
Hourly Billing  No No
DDOS Protection  No Yes
Backups  Yes Yes
Control Panel  Custom WHMCS + SolusVM
SSH Keys Setup  Yes No
Total Number of Datacenters  6 2
Number of Datacenter Continents  3 1


Having trouble finding the VPS that fits your needs?

Use the VPS Screener to quickly zero in on the specifications, performance and price that you're looking for.






Select 2 VPS providers for comparison

VPS Screener

VPS Screener

Find the VPS that fits your requirements in seconds with the Screener


Screener

Best VPS Summer 2019


Share this page

Latest Tweets by @vpsbenchmarks

Partners

vpsbenchmarks.com is hosted by:

Cheap Powerful VPS

News

Best VPS for $10 or less

List of the best Virtual Private Servers, performance tested, that will cost you $10 or less per month.


Vultr High Frequency Compute Instances

On June 10th 2019, Vultr announced the launch of [high frequency compute ...

More...

Be featured on VPSBenchmarks

Cloud Server Providers, would you like your products to be tested at vpsbenchmarks.com?

Check out our pricing page and sign up

Disclaimer

We are proud to provide objective and impartial benchmark data on this website. VPSBenchmarks receives support from some of the providers featured here but all tests are conducted the same way for all providers irrespective of our relationships with them.

If you find our benchmarks valuable, you can help by make your hosting purchases using the Provider Affiliate Buttons displayed throughout the site.


Latest trials

All tests that were recently conducted at VpsBenchmarks:

Start Provider
Oct 15 2019 LunaNode
Sep 30 2019 Hetzner
Sep 27 2019 Vpsdime
Sep 24 2019 Aruba Cloud
Sep 22 2019 Dreamhost
Sep 18 2019 Clouding.io
Sep 16 2019 Microsoft Azure
Sep 13 2019 AtlanticNet
Sep 10 2019 Linode
Sep 07 2019 Alibaba Cloud
Sep 03 2019 Contabo