Shared 8GB by Akamai

Specifications and performance for Akamai - Shared 8GB


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 8GB" Plan Specifications

Provider Akamai
Plan URL
Price per month $48.00
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 No

Badges of Quality

Badges are awards granted to VPS plans that meet certain quality criteria.

Stable Performance Akamai - Shared 8GB performance is very stable over long periods of time
Fast Storage Speed Akamai - Shared 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: 69

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Performance Test Results

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

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Performance trials run on the Shared 8GB plan

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

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jan 31 2023 AMD EPYC 7713 64-Core Processor New Jersey, USA B
Oct 13 2021 AMD EPYC 7501 32-Core Processor Toronto, Canada C
Jul 15 2020 AMD EPYC 7601 32-Core Processor California, USA C
May 13 2020 AMD EPYC 7601 32-Core Processor New Jersey, USA C

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