BL2.2x4 by IBM Cloud

Specifications and performance for IBM Cloud - BL2.2x4


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.

"BL2.2x4" Plan Specifications

Provider IBM Cloud
Plan URL
Price per month $62.68
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Hourly Billing Yes: $0.1000/hour
Disk GB 100
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4
Virtualization Xen
Data Transfer GB 250
Maximum Network Speed 100 Mbps
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No
Storage Root storage for this plan is local.

Badges of Quality

Badges are awards granted to VPS plans that meet certain quality criteria.

Meets Bandwidth Specs IBM Cloud - BL2.2x4 delivers all the bandwidth advertised in its specifications
Stable Performance IBM Cloud - BL2.2x4 performance is very stable over long periods of time

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: 27

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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for IBM Cloud - BL2.2x4. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the BL2.2x4 plan

This plan was tested 2 times at The table below shows all trials run on the BL2.2x4 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Oct 21 2023 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v4 @ 2.20GHz Texas, USA E
Feb 10 2021 Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6140 CPU @ 2.30GHz Texas, USA C

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