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OVH Public Cloud vs Vultr


Plans

Vultr Vultr Vultr Vultr OVHCloud OVHCloud OVHCloud
Plan Name VC2 4GB $20 VC2 1GB $5 VC2 2GB $10 VC2 8GB $40 S1-8 B2-7 C2-7
Monthly Price $20.00 $5.00 $10.00 $40.00 $31.38 $53.28 $77.04
CPU cores 2 1 1 4 2 2 2
Memory (GB) 4.0 1.0 2.0 8.0 8.0 7.0 7.0
Disk Space (GB) 80 25 55 160 40 50 50
Data Transfer (GB) 3000 1000 2000 4000 10000 10000 10000
Virtualization KVM KVM KVM KVM KVM KVM KVM
Latest trial Sep 20 2018 Dec 29 2018 Oct 28 2018 Mar 02 2019 Apr 26 2018 Jan 04 2019 Oct 08 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 (cpu, disk IO, network IO...) and can be made of one or more of the metrics generated during the tests.

Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

How are grades calculated?

Vultr Vultr Vultr Vultr OVHCloud OVHCloud OVHCloud
Plan Name VC2 4GB $20 VC2 1GB $5 VC2 2GB $10 VC2 8GB $40 S1-8 B2-7 C2-7
Web Performance B C D B D B B
Raw CPU Power C F D B C D D
Performance Stability C C C C C A A
Disk IO Performance C D D B C D D
Network Performance C C C B D D D

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 VPSs from OVH Public Cloud and Vultr. 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
Vultr VC2 8GB $40 49.5ms
Vultr VC2 4GB $20 58.7ms
Vultr VC2 1GB $5 76.3ms
Vultr VC2 2GB $10 78.0ms
OVHCloud C2-7 62.0ms
OVHCloud B2-7 70.0ms
OVHCloud S1-8 88.0ms


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 OVH Public Cloud and Vultr. These are the Sysbench CPU test results:


Rate of operations

Higher is better

Provider Plan Operations per second
Vultr VC2 8GB $40 2058.7
Vultr VC2 4GB $20 856.0
Vultr VC2 1GB $5 313.1
Vultr VC2 2GB $10 422.8
OVHCloud C2-7 777.4
OVHCloud B2-7 651.4


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 OVH Public Cloud and Vultr.


Remote Timings

During the whole duration of the web performance test, we collected web response times from 5 different locations in the world. The chart below reports the average connection + TLS handshake latency from all 5 locations.

Note: Remote timings may not be available for all plans.

Remote Latency per Plan

Lower is better

Provider Plan Average remote request duration
Vultr VC2 8GB $40 343.4ms
Vultr VC2 4GB $20 333.8ms
Vultr VC2 1GB $5 338.8ms
Vultr VC2 2GB $10 337.8ms
OVHCloud C2-7 483.6ms
OVHCloud B2-7 493.0ms
OVHCloud S1-8 388.8ms

Detailed remote timings measurements including connection time, TLS handshake time, and response time can be compared for OVH Public Cloud and Vultr on the Remote Timings Comparison page.


Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the OVH Public Cloud and Vultr 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
Vultr VC2 8GB $40 806.1Mbps
Vultr VC2 4GB $20 1051.6Mbps
Vultr VC2 1GB $5 1255.7Mbps
Vultr VC2 2GB $10 1211.2Mbps
OVHCloud C2-7 475.8Mbps
OVHCloud B2-7 242.3Mbps

Network Transfers measurements including download and upload speeds can be compared for OVH Public Cloud and Vultr on the Network Transfers Comparison page.


Sustained CPU Endurance Tests

We pushed the CPU of those VPS plans very hard for 24 hours straight.

This kind of tests 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 are.

Note: Endurance metrics may not be available for all plans.

Average number of operations per hour

Higher is better

Provider Plan Average ops/hour
Vultr VC2 8GB $40 17086.8
Vultr VC2 4GB $20 6566.2
Vultr VC2 1GB $5 1402.5
Vultr VC2 2GB $10 3172.6
OVHCloud C2-7 3399.1
OVHCloud B2-7 2894.4
OVHCloud S1-8 3338.2

Review and compare endurance test results for OVH Public Cloud and Vultr on the Sustained CPU Endurance Comparison page.


Features and Usability

Features not included in the VPS price in plans tested at vpsbenchmarks.com will be marked as missing.

Vultr Review OVH Public Cloud Review
Hourly Billing  Yes Yes
DDOS Protection  No Yes
Backups  Yes No
Control Panel  Builtin Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  15 6
Number of Datacenter Continents  4 2





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