TransIP vs UpCloud

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We have tested 11 VPS plans from TransIP and UpCloud. We'll show which one is best based on a detailed performance analysis, on features and prices.


TransIP

TransIP

TransIP was founded as a VPS provider in 2003.
It is headquartered in Netherlands.
It employs 15 people.

It has datacenters in:
  • Netherlands

UpCloud

UpCloud

UpCloud was founded as a VPS provider in 2013.
It is headquartered in Finland.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
BladeVPS XS 6.99€ 1 1.0 25 1000 May 20 2024
1GB 1core 7.00€ 1 1.0 25 1000 Jun 06 2024
2GB 1core 13.00€ 1 2.0 50 2000 Mar 06 2024
BladeVPS X2 14.50€ 1 2.0 75 2000 Oct 09 2023
BladeVPS X4 25.99€ 2 4.0 150 5000 Jan 12 2024
4GB 2 cores 26.00€ 2 4.0 80 4000 Dec 05 2023
PerformanceVPS C2 36.50€ 2 4.0 100 5000 Jul 04 2024
8GB 4 cores 52.00€ 4 8.0 160 5000 Apr 21 2024
BladeVPS X8 67.99€ 4 8.0 320 10000 Mar 05 2024
PerformanceVPS C4 73.50€ 4 8.0 200 10000 Nov 24 2023
16GB 6 cores 96.00€ 6 16.0 320 6000 Jan 21 2024

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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 TransIP and UpCloud
Plan Name Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf
BladeVPS XS
6.99€
F F E E D
1GB 1core
7.00€
E E D D D
2GB 1core
13.00€
D E C E D
BladeVPS X2
14.50€
E F C E D
BladeVPS X4
25.99€
F E E F C
4GB 2 cores
26.00€
B C A D D
PerformanceVPS C2
36.50€
D E B E C
8GB 4 cores
52.00€
B B C D D
BladeVPS X8
67.99€
E C E E C
PerformanceVPS C4
73.50€
C C B E B
16GB 6 cores
96.00€
B B A D C
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Features and Datacenters

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

UpCloud TransIP
Backups  Yes Yes
Block storage  Yes Yes
Object storage  Yes No
Load balancer  Yes Yes
DDoS protection  No Yes
Hourly Billing  Yes No
SSH Keys Setup  Yes Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  13 2
Number of Datacenter Continents  4 1
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CPUs

These are the CPUs we have seen in TransIP and UpCloud instances in the past 18 months.

TransIP UpCloud
All TransIP CPUs by plan All UpCloud CPUs by plan
AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB)
Intel Xeon E312xx (Sandy Bridge, IBRS update)
Intel Xeon Processor (Cascadelake)
AMD EPYC 7542 32-Core Processor
AMD EPYC 7543 32-Core 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.

TransIP UpCloud
Consistency Score 53 51

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VPS Instance Provisioning Time

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

All VPS provisioning times

TransIP UpCloud
Number of instance creations in sample 6 11
Average provisioning time 108s 61s

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 TransIP and UpCloud. 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 TransIP and UpCloud. 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 TransIP and UpCloud. 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 TransIP and UpCloud. 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 TransIP and UpCloud.

Network Transfers

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

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