Dedicated 8GB by Akamai

Specifications and performance for Akamai - Dedicated 8GB


Instance Type: Dedicated CPU

This plan belongs to the Akamai Dedicated CPU server line (Compute optimized).

Instance Type Description

Dedicated compute for CPU-intensive workloads. Dedicated CPU instances run on their own CPU cores in the Linode infrastructure. No sharing the processor with other instances.
Around 40GB storage per CPU core.

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Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU $15.00
Approximate RAM per vCPU 2GB
Hourly billing yes
CPU type MIX
Shared CPU no
Storage included yes

See also all Akamai instance types.

"Dedicated 8GB" Plan Specifications

Provider Akamai
Plan URL
Price per month $72.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Disk GB 160
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 8
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 5000
Maximum Network Speed 5000 Mbps
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU Yes

Badges of Quality

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Fast Storage Speed Akamai - Dedicated 8GB storage read+write storage speed goes over 3000 MiB/s

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst. The grades below are those of the most recent trial run for this plan.

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Overall Score: 63

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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for Akamai - Dedicated 8GB. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the Dedicated 8GB plan

This plan was tested 4 times at The table below shows all trials run on the Dedicated 8GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jun 25 2023 AMD EPYC 7713 64-Core Processor California, USA C
Aug 04 2022 AMD EPYC 7542 32-Core Processor New Jersey, USA C
May 11 2021 AMD EPYC 7601 32-Core Processor New Jersey, USA C
Mar 29 2020 AMD EPYC 7601 32-Core Processor New Jersey, USA C

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