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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 11

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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 Description Restriction
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

IDrive Compute Instance Types and Plans

How fast are IDrive Compute servers:  Screen all IDrive Compute VPS Plans

All IDrive Compute instance types

Note: All VPS prices reported at VPSBenchmarks are for one month without any further commitment and before promotions. The IPv4 charge is added to the VPS monthly price in case the provider doesn't include it by default.

Plan Number of CPU cores RAM Storage Price
Family:
Shared CPU
Instance Type:
Shared

Balanced compute instances with a shared CPU and customizable resources. Applicable for running medium-scale computing projects, databases, and web applications.

Shared 1 core 1GB (Off rankings) 1 1.0GB 40GB $5.00
Shared 1 core 2GB (Off rankings) 1 2.0GB 60GB $10.00
Shared 2 cores 4GB (Off rankings) 2 4.0GB 80GB $20.00
Shared 4 cores 8GB (Off rankings) 4 8.0GB 160GB $40.00
Shared 8 cores 16GB (Off rankings) 8 16.0GB 320GB $80.00
Shared 10 cores 20GB (Off rankings) 10 20.0GB 400GB $100.00
Family:
Dedicated CPU
Instance Type:
CPU Optimized

Compute instances loaded with the maximum number of CPU cores built to run front-end web servers and demanding CPU-intensive applications such as for machine learning, video encoding, and ad serving.

Dedicated 2 cores 4GB (Off rankings) 2 4.0GB 80GB $40.00
Dedicated 4cores 8GB (Off rankings) 4 8.0GB 120GB $80.00
Family:
Dedicated CPU
Instance Type:
Memory Optimized

Compute instances to run RAM-intensive applications, in-memory databases, and big data processing that depend more on the RAM than the CPU. These machines ensure your applications have the capacity required to perform well as they scale.

VPSBenchmarks has not tested any plan for this instance type yet.

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