Shared 2GB by Akamai

Specifications and performance for Akamai - Shared 2GB


Instance Type: Shared CPU

This plan belongs to the Akamai Shared CPU server line (General purpose).

Instance Type Description

Balanced performance for nearly any workload. Affordable Shared CPU plans are ideal for general workloads and include generous amounts of free bundled transfer.

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Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU Between $10.00 and $20.00
Approximate RAM per vCPU Between 2.0 and 4.0GB
Hourly billing yes
CPU type MIX
Shared CPU yes
Storage included yes

See also all Akamai instance types.

"Shared 2GB" Plan Specifications

Provider Akamai
Plan URL
Price per month $12.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Disk GB 50
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Maximum Network Speed 2000 Mbps
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No

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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More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 26

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Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2023 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for Akamai - Shared 2GB. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the Shared 2GB plan

This plan was tested 3 times at The table below shows all trials run on the Shared 2GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Oct 20 2022 AMD EPYC 7601 32-Core Processor New Jersey, USA E
Jul 26 2021 AMD EPYC 7601 32-Core Processor New Jersey, USA D
May 02 2020 AMD EPYC 7501 32-Core Processor Georgia, USA D

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