Genesis Public Cloud VPS Plans Review

Genesis PC



Genesis Public Cloud in its own words

Genesis Hosting Solutions is a leading provider of hosting solutions that are common for businesses of all sizes. Genesis does not focus on any particular vertical, but we have solutions from basic infrastructure hosting to the most critical infrastructure that requires the utmost security and reliability controls.

Genesis Public Cloud was founded in 1997.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS, Storage and Networking hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • USA


This provider is related to Genesis VMs

Genesis VMs offers low price VPS billed monthly.


Features and Usability

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

Last updated on March 29 2020.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes

Genesis provides network layer DDoS protection and it also provides network protection with Fortinet's FortiGuard, which thwarts various other attacks, including blacklisted IP blocking. It also helps with anti-hammering.

Backups  No

Available for a fee. Stored in object storage for $0.01/GiB per month.

Control Panel  OpenStack
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  1
Number of Datacenter Continents  1
Monitoring Charts  No

Granular metrics are available via the OpenStack CLI, API, or SDK.

Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards
Hidden CPU Model  No
Affiliate Program  Yes
Firewall  Yes

Security groups can be configured through the OpenStack CLI or through the UI.

In VPSBenchmark's opinion

Feature Value Comment
UI Friendliness 

OpenStack UI.
Genesis recommends using its scripts from a jumphost to create and manage servers. The scripts can be quite effective for users running a fleet of servers but there is a learning curve.

Quality of Service 

Genesis Public Cloud Extra Services

In addition to features included in the VPS plan, Genesis Public Cloud also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):

Backups   Block storage   Object storage   Load balancer   Floating IP addresses  
Teams Managed databases Serverless DDoS protection   Kubernetes  
GPU instances

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each Genesis Public Cloud 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
90s 90s 90s 1

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
Block $0.080 gp1: General Purpose (3k IOPS max / 0.5GiB/sec max / 1GiB min / 4TiB max)
https://genesishosting.com/genesis_public_cloud_vm_pricing_table.html#volumetypes
Block $0.100 gp2: General Purpose (3 IOPS/GiB, 50k IOPS and 10 Million IO burst, 300 IOPS min / 3k IOPS max, 10GiB min size / 4TiB max)
https://genesishosting.com/genesis_public_cloud_vm_pricing_table.html#volumetypes
Block $0.180 gp3: General Purpose (6 IOPS/GiB, 100k IOPS and 20 Million IO burst, 600 IOPS min / 6k IOPS max, 10GiB min / 4TiB max)
https://genesishosting.com/genesis_public_cloud_vm_pricing_table.html#volumetypes
Object $0.010 S3 and Swift compatible. Triple replication. No additional cost for bandwidth and traffic.
https://genesishosting.com/genesis_public_cloud_vm_pricing_table.html#objectstorage
Backups $0.010 Genesis Public Cloud has backups for $0.01/GiB/month and compresses, then stores, the backups onto object storage.
https://genesishosting.com/genesis_public_cloud_vm_pricing_table.html#backups

Compare all Genesis Public Cloud plans in the Screener

The Screener shows all Genesis Public Cloud plans side by side with their grades in 5 categories.


Genesis Public Cloud Plans


The price is $40/month for the VPS plus $5 for HA router and $5 for floating public IP address. The price also includes a jumphost that is used to create the VM using the OpenStack CLI and scripts provided by Genesis.

Plan Specifications

URL https://genesishosting.com/genesis_public_cloud_vm_pricing_table.html#compute
Price per month $50.00
Warning: storage costs are not included in this price.
Warning: network bandwidth costs are not included in this price.
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 0
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 16.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 0
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.

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

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 79

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 different types of tests during the latest trial for Genesis Public Cloud - c5s.2xlarge. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Web Test Network Transfers Sysbench Test Endurance Test Remote Timing Test
Review Review Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the c5s.2xlarge plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the c5s.2xlarge plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Dec 05 2019 Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS) B

The price is $78/month for the VPS plus $5 for HA router and $5 for floating public IP address. The price also includes a jumphost that is used to create the VM using the OpenStack CLI and scripts provided by Genesis.

Plan Specifications

URL https://genesishosting.com/genesis_public_cloud_vm_pricing_table.html
Price per month $88.00
Warning: storage costs are not included in this price.
Warning: network bandwidth costs are not included in this price.
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 0
Num Cores 6
Memory GB 24.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 0
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.

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

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 91

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 different types of tests during the latest trial for Genesis Public Cloud - c6s.3xlarge. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Web Test Network Transfers Remote Timing Test Sysbench Test Endurance Test
Review Review Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the c6s.3xlarge plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the c6s.3xlarge plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Mar 27 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) E-2288G CPU @ 3.70GHz A

VPS Screener

VPS Screener

Find the VPS that fits your requirements in seconds with the Screener


Screener

Best VPS Fall 2019


Share this page

Latest Tweets by @vpsbenchmarks

News

Best VPS for $10 or less

List of the best Virtual Private Servers, performance tested, that will cost you $10 or less per month.


Private Trials: VPSBenchmarks on your Servers

It is now possible to run the same benchmarks familiar to all visitors of vpsbenchmarks.com on your ...


Vultr High Frequency Compute Instances

On June 10th 2019, Vultr announced the launch of [high frequency compute ...


Performance of burstable CPU VM instances

Burstable CPUs VM instances appeared on Amazon EC2 for the first time in 2014. Since then, they have...

More...

Be featured on VPSBenchmarks

Cloud Server Providers, would you like your products to be tested at vpsbenchmarks.com?

Check out our pricing page and sign up

Disclaimer

We are proud to provide objective and impartial benchmark data on this website. VPSBenchmarks receives support from some of the providers featured here but all tests are conducted the same way for all providers irrespective of our relationships with them.

If you find our benchmarks valuable, you can help by make your hosting purchases using the Provider Affiliate Buttons displayed throughout the site.

Latest trials

All tests that were recently conducted at VpsBenchmarks:

Start Provider
Mar 31 2020 LunaNode
Mar 29 2020 Linode
Mar 27 2020 Genesis Public Cloud
Mar 25 2020 CloudSigma
Mar 23 2020 Aruba Cloud
Mar 21 2020 Microsoft Azure
Mar 19 2020 Vultr
Mar 17 2020 Kamatera
Mar 15 2020 Alibaba Cloud
Mar 13 2020 Dreamhost
Mar 11 2020 VPS2DAY