Hetzner Review

Features and Usability

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

Last updated on April 29 2018.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes

https://www.hetzner.de/us/hosting/unternehmen/ddos-schutz

"DDoS protection will not cause costs or prices to increase and will be available to all customers. Our system will detect DDoS attacks at all times, and its ability to recognize them will continually improve. Once an attack is recognized, the dynamic DDoS protection tools will immediately go into action and will filter out the attack. Your traffic will usually not be affected by the DDoS protection system due to its dynamic method of mitigating attacks. "

Backups  No

Available for a fee (20% of plan cost).

Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  3
Number of Datacenter Continents  1
Monitoring Charts  Yes

CPU, Disk throughput, DIsk IOPS, Network Traffic, Network PPS

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

In VPSBenchmark's opinion

Feature Value Comment
UI Friendliness 
Quality of Service 

Hetzner Extra Services

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

Backups   Block Storage   Object Storage Load Balancer Floating Ips  
Teams   Datastores Serverless Ddos Protection  

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Hetzner Plans


Plan Specifications

Url https://www.hetzner.com/cloud
Cost Per Month $6.0
Hourly Billing true
Memory Gb 4.0
Disk Gb 40
Data Transfer Gb 20000
Num Cores 2
Virtualization KVM
Burstable 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.

How are grades calculated?

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests for Hetzner - CX21. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Test Results

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the CX21 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Web Results Sysbench Results Avg web response time P99 web response time
Aug 09 2018 Web Sysbench 91ms 201ms
Mar 18 2018 Web Sysbench 79ms 187ms

Plan Specifications

Url https://www.hetzner.com/cloud
Cost Per Month $11.1
Hourly Billing true
Memory Gb 8.0
Disk Gb 80
Data Transfer Gb 20000
Num Cores 2
Virtualization KVM
Burstable 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.

How are grades calculated?

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
B B C D C

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests for Hetzner - CX31. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Test Sysbench Test Remote Timing Test Endurance Test Network Transfers
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Test Results

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the CX31 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Web Results Sysbench Results Avg web response time P99 web response time
Oct 18 2018 Web Sysbench 75ms 153ms
Apr 29 2018 Web Sysbench 62ms 140ms

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