1GB 1core by Amazon Lightsail

Specifications and performance for Amazon Lightsail - 1GB 1core


Instance Type: General purpose

This plan belongs to the Amazon Lightsail General purpose server line (Single server line).

Instance Type Description

Lightsail gets you started quickly with preconfigured Linux and Windows application stacks and an intuitive management console.
Focus on your code, not your bill. Lightsail bundles all the resources you need into a single, simple price.
Lightsail automatically configures networking, access, and security environments, taking the guesswork out of launching your server.

Provider page for instance type: https://aws.amazon.com/lightsail/pricing/

Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU Between $5.00 and $20.00
Approximate RAM per vCPU Between 1.0 and 4.0GB
Hourly billing yes
Shared CPU yes
Storage included yes

See also all Amazon Lightsail instance types.

"1GB 1core" Plan Specifications

Provider Amazon Lightsail
Plan URL https://aws.amazon.com/lightsail/pricing/
Price per month $5.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Disk GB 40
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 1
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization Xen
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU Per core CPU allocation: 10%
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: 18

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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 2024 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 Amazon Lightsail - 1GB 1core. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the 1GB 1core plan

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 1GB 1core plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Dec 28 2022 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2676 v3 @ 2.40GHz Oregon, USA E
Jul 12 2021 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2676 v3 @ 2.40GHz Virginia, USA E
Jul 19 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2676 v3 @ 2.40GHz Virginia, USA D

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