Basic Regular 2GB 1 core by DigitalOcean

Specifications and performance for DigitalOcean - Basic Regular 2GB 1 core


Instance Type: Regular

This plan belongs to the DigitalOcean Regular server line (Basic).

Instance Type Description

Basic Droplets have the most efficient CPU usage at a lower cost for workloads that underuse dedicated threads. They’re ideal for bursty applications that can handle variable levels of CPU.

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Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU $12.00
Approximate RAM per vCPU 2GB
Hourly billing yes
Shared CPU yes
Storage included yes

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"Basic Regular 2GB 1 core" Plan Specifications

Provider DigitalOcean
Plan URL
Price per month $12.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Hourly Billing Yes: $0.0179/hour
Disk GB 50
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU No
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: 31

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Performance Test Results

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

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Performance trials run on the Basic Regular 2GB 1 core plan

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

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Dec 01 2021 DO-Regular New York, USA E
Apr 19 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v4 @ 2.20GHz New York, USA D

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