|Alibaba Cloud plans specs and prices||Plans|
|How fast are Alibaba Cloud servers? Check them out in the Screener||Screener|
|Review CPU models found in Alibaba Cloud trials||CPUs|
|Performance variations of Alibaba Cloud VPS over the long term||Consistency|
Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.
Snapshots are free.
|SSH Keys Setup||Yes|
|Total Number of Datacenters||21|
|Number of Datacenter Continents||4|
CPU, Network, CPU credits for burstable instances.
|Admin REST API||Yes|
|Upgrade VPS from admin console||Yes|
|Mobile Friendly UI||No|
|Accepted Forms of Payment||Credit cards, Paypal, Alipay|
|Hidden CPU Model||No|
Called Security Groups. They allow to choose which ports are open or closed.
In addition to features included in VPS plans, Alibaba Cloud also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):
|Backups||Block storage||Object storage||Load balancer||Floating IP addresses|
|Team Management||Managed databases||Serverless||DDoS protection||Kubernetes|
|GPU instances||Private network|
For each Alibaba Cloud VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server from the moment it was ordered to the moment it accepted SSH connections.
See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.
|Average Provisioning Time||Min Provisioning Time||Max Provisioning Time||Number of VPS Samples|
For a comparison of storage features and prices from all providers, please check the Cloud Storage Prices page.
|Storage Type||Price / GB / month||Description||Restriction|
Charges only for incremental size of the snapshot.
Snapshots are stored in object storage (OSS).
|First 5GB are free|
Standard Storage. Infrequent and Archive storage option are also available for lower prices.
|First 5GB free.|
"Ultra Disk" is $0.01/GB for Pay as you go in the US east region.
|Standard SSD Pay as You Go Network Access Storage in US East|
How fast are Alibaba Cloud servers: Screen all Alibaba Cloud VPS Plans
Note: All VPS prices reported at VPSBenchmarks are for one month without any further commitment and before promotions. The IPv4 charge is added to the VPS monthly price in case the provider doesn't include it by default.
|Plan||Number of CPU cores||RAM||Storage||Price|
|Starter 1GB 1 core||1||1.0GB||25GB||$4.50|