BL2.1x2 by IBM Cloud

Specifications and performance for IBM Cloud - BL2.1x2


Instance Type: Balanced

This plan belongs to the IBM Cloud Balanced server line (Classic Infrastructure).

Instance Type Description

Public multi-tenant servers with local storage and balanced ratio of CPU and RAM.

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Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU Between $24.00 and $28.25
Approximate RAM per vCPU 2.0GB
Hourly billing yes
Shared CPU yes
Storage included yes

See also all IBM Cloud instance types.

"BL2.1x2" Plan Specifications

Provider IBM Cloud
Plan URL
Price per month $24.00
Warning: network bandwidth costs are not included in this price.
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Disk GB 100
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization Xen
Data Transfer GB 0
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No
Storage Root storage for this plan is local.

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.

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

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 25

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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for IBM Cloud - BL2.1x2. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the BL2.1x2 plan

This plan was tested 2 times at The table below shows all trials run on the BL2.1x2 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Aug 30 2022 Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8260 CPU @ 2.40GHz Washington DC, USA E
Nov 02 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6140 CPU @ 2.30GHz Washington DC, USA D

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