LayerStack VPS Plans Review


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LayerStack in its own words

LayerStack is made up of cloud developers and engineers. Backed by 16 years of solid experience, we continue to invest and innovate in the design of reliable and high performance cloud infrastructure. We are committed to maintain a simple, scalable and stable cloud environment with the aim of providing multiple solutions for the cloud deployment.

LayerStack was founded in 2017.
It is headquartered in Hong Kong.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • China
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • United States

Best VPS Awards

3rd Best Value July 2020

Features and Usability

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  No
DDOS Protection  No
Backups  No

Available for a fee: (15% of service plan)

Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  4
Number of Datacenter Continents  2
Monitoring Charts  Yes

CPU, RAM, Disk IO, Data transfer

Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards, Alipay
Hidden CPU Model  Yes
Affiliate Program  Yes
Firewall  Yes

In VPSBenchmark's opinion

Feature Value Comment
UI Friendliness 
Quality of Service 

LayerStack Extra Services

In addition to features included in the VPS plan, LayerStack 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

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each LayerStack VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
40s 40s 40s 1

Admin UI Screenshots

This provider offers the following promotions:

12-month cloud server plans: 40% off & FREE migration & Free Plesk panel license.

Promo code: LSPROMO40

Value: 40 %

3-month cloud server plans: 20% off & FREE migration & Free Plesk panel license.

Promo code: LSPROMO20

Value: 20 %

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Compare all LayerStack plans in the Screener

The Screener shows all LayerStack plans side by side with their grades in 5 categories.

LayerStack Plans

Plan Specifications

Price per month $28.06
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Discounted monthly price: $17.76
Minimum continuous use for discount: 365 days
Disk GB 150
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4.0
Hourly Billing No
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: 67

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for LayerStack - R108-HK. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the R108-HK plan

This plan was tested 1 times at The table below shows all trials run on the R108-HK plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jul 24 2020 AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB) Hong Kong, China C


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