4GB 2cores by Amazon Lightsail

Specifications and performance for Amazon Lightsail - 4GB 2cores

Lightsail

Instance Type

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
CPU type INTEL
Shared CPU yes
Storage included yes

See also all Amazon Lightsail instance types.


4GB 2cores Plan Specifications

Provider Amazon Lightsail
Plan URL https://aws.amazon.com/lightsail/pricing/
Price per month $20.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 80
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization Xen
Data Transfer GB 4000
Burstable CPU Per core CPU allocation: 20%
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: 24

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
E E E F D
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for Amazon Lightsail - 4GB 2cores. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the 4GB 2cores plan

This plan was tested 4 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 4GB 2cores plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Aug 14 2022 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2676 v3 @ 2.40GHz Virginia, USA E
Mar 21 2021 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2686 v4 @ 2.30GHz Oregon, USA D
May 16 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2686 v4 @ 2.30GHz Virginia, USA D
Aug 07 2019 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2686 v4 @ 2.30GHz Virginia, USA C

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