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IDrive Compute in its own words

IDrive® Compute enables developers and businesses to host multiple NVMe-powered Linux instances across multiple edge locations. IDrive Compute’s Edge locations improve efficiency by reducing latency and improving performance.

Currently at 20 locations in USA and expected to grow internationally as well.

Create Linux-based compute instances in seconds, centrally manage instances and users, and scale up with predictable pricing.

IDrive® Compute can be an ideal service for many applications including:

Real-time communication
Remote monitoring of assets
Autonomous vehicles
Cloud gaming
Content delivery
Patient monitoring
Smart homes and more.

IDrive Compute was founded in 2021.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS and Storage hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • United Kingdoms
  • United States

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IDrive Compute VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  No
Backups  No

Backups are available for $0.05/GB/month.

Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  26
Number of Datacenter Continents  2
Monitoring Charts  No
Admin REST API  No
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  No
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards
Hidden CPU Model  Yes
Affiliate Program  No
Firewall  Yes
Shelving  No
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Pros and Cons

Strengths

  • 20 locations in the USA.

IDrive Compute Extra Services

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

Backups   Block storage   Object storage   Load balancer Floating IP addresses
Team Management   Managed databases Serverless DDoS protection Kubernetes
GPU instances Private network  

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each IDrive Compute VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server from the moment it was ordered to the moment it accepted SSH connections.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
35s 15s 50s 12

Control Panel 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
Backups $0.050 Backups can be scheduled daily or weekly.
https://www.idrivecompute.com/faq_instances.htm#5
Block $0.100 https://www.idrivecompute.com/block-storage.htm
Object $0.004 S3 compatible. First 10GB free. No charge for egress.
https://www.idrive.com/e2/

Network Bandwidth Prices

These are the network bandwidth prices charged by IDrive Compute for outbound transfers from VPS to the internet.

For a comparison of bandwidth prices from all providers, go to the Network Bandwitdh Prices page.

Description Price / GB
Pricing model: Allowance Then Charged (the provider gives a free bandwidth allowance with each server. Bandwidth above the free allowance is charged by the provider.)
Free allowance: 4 TB / month (for a 2 core 4GB instance or closest available)
Transfer pool: yes
https://www.idrivecompute.com/pricing.htm
$0.010/GB


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IDrive Compute Plans

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Plan Specifications

URL
Price per month $5.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 40
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 1
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 1000
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: 53

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

Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.


Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for IDrive Compute - Shared 1 core 1GB. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review
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Performance trials run on the Shared 1 core 1GB plan

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

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Dec 15 2021 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) Massachusetts, USA C
Apr 30 2021 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) New York, USA D

Plan Specifications

URL
Price per month $10.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 60
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2
Hourly Billing Yes
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.

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

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 37

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
D E E E C
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.


Performance Test Results

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

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review
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Performance trials run on the Shared 1 core 2GB plan

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

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jan 29 2022 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) Los Angeles, California, USA D

Plan Specifications

URL
Price per month $20.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 80
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 4000
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: 54

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for IDrive Compute - Shared 2 cores 4GB. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the Shared 2 cores 4GB plan

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the Shared 2 cores 4GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Apr 29 2022 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) Massachusetts, USA C
Jul 30 2021 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) California, USA C

Plan Specifications

URL
Price per month $40.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 160
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 8
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 5000
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: 70

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for IDrive Compute - Shared 4 cores 8GB. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Yabs Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review Review
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Performance trials run on the Shared 4 cores 8GB plan

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the Shared 4 cores 8GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Sep 13 2022 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) Texas, USA B
Sep 14 2021 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) California, USA A
Mar 17 2021 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) California, USA C

Plan Specifications

URL
Price per month $40.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 80
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 10000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU Yes

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: 63

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for IDrive Compute - Dedicated 2 cores 4GB. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Yabs Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the Dedicated 2 cores 4GB plan

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the Dedicated 2 cores 4GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jul 28 2022 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) Massachusetts, USA C
Oct 30 2021 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) Virginia, USA C

Plan Specifications

URL
Price per month $80.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 320
Num Cores 8
Memory GB 16
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 6000
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: 73

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for IDrive Compute - Shared 8 cores 16GB. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the Shared 8 cores 16GB plan

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the Shared 8 cores 16GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Mar 14 2022 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) Texas, USA B
Jun 15 2021 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) Massachusetts, USA C

Plan Specifications

URL
Price per month $100.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 400
Num Cores 10
Memory GB 20
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 6500
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: 73

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for IDrive Compute - Shared 10 cores 20GB. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Yabs Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the Shared 10 cores 20GB plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the Shared 10 cores 20GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jun 14 2022 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) California, USA B

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