OVHcloud vs Ramnode

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


OVHcloud

ovhcloud

OVHcloud was founded as a VPS provider in 1999.
It is headquartered in France.
It offers VPS, Bare metal and Web hosting hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom

Ramnode

Ramnode

Ramnode was founded as a VPS provider in 2012.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Netherlands
  • United States

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
VLE-2 5.00€ 2 2.0 40 Unlimited Dec 29 2023
VPS Value 5.80€ 1 2.0 40 Unlimited Dec 19 2022
VLE-4 10.00€ 4 4.0 80 Unlimited Sep 29 2023
KVM Standard 2GB $12.00 2 2.0 65 3000 Feb 26 2023
VPS Essential 12.50€ 2 4.0 80 Unlimited Mar 29 2023
VPS Comfort 23.50€ 4 8.0 160 Unlimited Jun 29 2023
B2-7 24.20€ 2 7.0 50 Unlimited Feb 14 2023
C3-4 30.60€ 2 4.0 50 Unlimited Feb 22 2024
B3-8 33.48€ 2 8.0 50 Unlimited Apr 06 2024
KVM Standard 8GB $43.00 4 8.0 180 5000 Dec 08 2023
VLE-16 40.00€ 16 16.0 160 Unlimited Nov 14 2023
VPS Elite 44.00€ 8 16.0 160 Unlimited May 14 2023
c3-8 59.76€ 4 8.0 100 Unlimited May 21 2024
C2-15 68.20€ 4 15.0 100 Unlimited Aug 14 2023

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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?

Screen all VPS from OVHcloud and Ramnode
Plan Name Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf
VLE-2
5.00€
B D D C D
VPS Value
5.80€
F F E D D
VLE-4
10.00€
C B D B C
KVM Standard 2GB
$12.00
E E D D D
VPS Essential
12.50€
E E C C D
VPS Comfort
23.50€
C C D C C
B2-7
24.20€
E E C E D
C3-4
30.60€
B C C B D
B3-8
33.48€
B C D B D
KVM Standard 8GB
$43.00
F E E E D
VLE-16
40.00€
C A D B B
VPS Elite
44.00€
D B C C B
c3-8
59.76€
B B A B D
C2-15
68.20€
D C D E D
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Features and Datacenters

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

Ramnode OVHcloud
Backups  Yes Yes
Block storage  Yes Yes
Object storage  No Yes
Load balancer  No Yes
DDoS protection  Yes Yes
Hourly Billing  Yes
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  7
Number of Datacenter Continents  3
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CPUs

These are the CPUs we have seen in OVHcloud and Ramnode instances in the past 18 months.

OVHcloud Ramnode
All OVHcloud CPUs by plan All Ramnode CPUs by plan
AMD EPYC-Milan Processor
Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX)
AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB)

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.

OVHcloud Ramnode
Consistency Score 46 65

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VPS Instance Provisioning Time

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

All VPS provisioning times

OVHcloud Ramnode
Number of instance creations in sample 12 2
Average provisioning time 500s 55s

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 OVHcloud and Ramnode. 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 OVHcloud and Ramnode. 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 OVHcloud and Ramnode. 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 OVHcloud and Ramnode. 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 OVHcloud and Ramnode.

Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the OVHcloud and Ramnode 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 OVHcloud and Ramnode 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.

Throughput variations of the endurance test over 24 hours. The coefficient of variation is the standard deviation of the test throughput divided by its average value. Low variations mean that resources allocated to the server were stable for the duration of the test and there was little contention.


Ops/hour coefficient of variation

Lower is better

Review and compare endurance test results for OVHcloud and Ramnode on the Sustained CPU Endurance Comparison page.

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