Clouding.io VPS Plans Review

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Clouding.io in its own words

Founded in 2014, Clouding.io is an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) for all kinds of online projects in the Cloud. Cloud servers are flexible in resources: RAM, CPU and SSD disc can be increased or decreased any time, adjusting to your needs.
Clouding.io is a pay-per-use service, there is no minimum rate or commitment to stay. Linux and Windows OS are available as well as hi-tech features such as backups, snapshots and the archive.
Offices and datacentre are located in Barcelona. If you sign up, you’ll get 5€ for free for trials. Clouding.io. Contact:sales@clouding.io.

Clouding.io was founded in 2014.
It is headquartered in Spain.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Spain

Features and Usability

Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes
  • Small attacks are handled locally by Clouding.io infrastructure.
  • For bigger attacks traffic is diverted to an external provider with capacity to handle attacks up to 20Tbps.
Backups  No

Available for a fee (0.02€/GB/month).
Clouding.io offers scheduling of backups and allows choosing the frequency and the number of backups to be kept.

Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  No
Total Number of Datacenters  1
Number of Datacenter Continents  1
Monitoring Charts  No
Admin REST API  No
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards
Hidden CPU Model  Yes
Affiliate Program  No
Firewall  Yes

In VPSBenchmark's opinion

Feature Value Comment
UI Friendliness 

Simple and modern.
I wish the public website would remember my language preference.

Quality of Service 
  • Servers are created in less than a minute.
  • Straightforward instruction to login to the servers.
  • Fully configurable network access rules (firewall).
  • Missing ability to upload existing ssh public key.

Clouding.io Extra Services

In addition to features included in the VPS plan, Clouding.io 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

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each Clouding.io VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
58s 40s 70s 10

Admin UI Screenshots


Cloud Storage Prices

For a comparison of storage features and prices from all providers, please check the Cloud Storage Prices page.

Storage Type Price / GB / month Restriction Description
Backups 0.020€ Clouding.io lets you choose number of backups to retain and frequency of backups. You can then restore full servers from the backup of your choice.
https://clouding.io/kb/en-us/articles/360011156739
Snapshots 0.020€ Entire server snapshots can be made in seconds at any point in time.
https://clouding.io/kb/en-us/articles/360010121480

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The Screener shows all Clouding.io plans side by side with their grades in 5 categories.


Clouding.io Plans


Plan Specifications

URL https://clouding.io/en/
Price per month 5.00€ ($5.80)
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 25
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 1.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No
Storage Root storage for this plan is networked and triple replicated. See https://clouding.io/en/features#infrastructure_high-availability for details.

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 38

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
D E B E E
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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 2020 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Clouding.io - 1GB 0.5 core. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the 1GB 0.5 core plan

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 1GB 0.5 core plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
May 06 2020 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain D
Sep 18 2019 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain D

Plan Specifications

URL https://clouding.io/en/
Price per month 8.00€ ($9.28)
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 30
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No
Storage Root storage for this plan is networked and triple replicated. See https://clouding.io/en/features#infrastructure_high-availability for details.

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 41

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
C D C E E
Show Price Weighted Grades   

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 2020 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Clouding.io - 2GB 1 core. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the 2GB 1 core plan

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 2GB 1 core plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Aug 17 2020 High Performance Datacenter vCPU Barcelona, Spain D
Mar 02 2020 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain C
Mar 16 2019 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain D

Plan Specifications

URL https://clouding.io/en/
Price per month 16.00€ ($18.56)
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 60
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No
Storage Root storage for this plan is networked and triple replicated. See https://clouding.io/en/features#infrastructure_high-availability for details.

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 63

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
B B B E C
Show Price Weighted Grades   

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 2020 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

Performance Test Results

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

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Performance trials run on the 4GB 2 cores plan

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 4GB 2 cores plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
May 25 2020 High Performance Datacenter vCPU Barcelona, Spain C
Nov 26 2019 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain C
Jan 14 2019 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain C

Plan Specifications

URL https://clouding.io/en/
Price per month 30.00€ ($34.80)
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 100
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 8.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No
Storage Root storage for this plan is networked and triple replicated. See https://clouding.io/en/features#infrastructure_high-availability for details.

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 70

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
A A B E C
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 different types of tests during the latest trial for Clouding.io - 8GB 4 cores. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the 8GB 4 cores plan

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 8GB 4 cores plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Apr 10 2020 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain B
Jul 23 2019 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain C
Oct 15 2018 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain B

Plan Specifications

URL https://clouding.io/en/
Price per month 40.00€ ($46.40)
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 100
Num Cores 6
Memory GB 12.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No
Storage Root storage for this plan is networked and triple replicated. See https://clouding.io/en/features#infrastructure_high-availability for details.

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 62

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
B A C D C
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 different types of tests during the latest trial for Clouding.io - 12GB 6 cores. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the 12GB 6 cores plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 12GB 6 cores plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jan 18 2020 Intel Xeon Virtual CPU Barcelona, Spain C

Plan Specifications

URL https://clouding.io/en/#
Price per month 56.00€ ($64.96)
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 160
Num Cores 8
Memory GB 16.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No
Storage Root storage for this plan is networked and triple replicated. See https://clouding.io/en/features#infrastructure_high-availability for details.

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 59

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
B A D E C
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Clouding.io - 16GB 8 cores. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
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Performance trials run on the 16GB 8 cores plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 16GB 8 cores plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jul 02 2020 High Performance Datacenter vCPU Barcelona, Spain C

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