LayerStack is made up of cloud developers and engineers. Backed by 19 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 as a VPS provider in 2017.
It is headquartered in Singapore.
It offers VPS hosting products.
|LayerStack plans specs and prices||Plans|
|LayerStack instance types||Instance Types|
|How fast are LayerStack servers? Check them out in the Screener||Screener|
|List of LayerStack trials||Trials|
|Review CPU models found in LayerStack trials||CPUs|
|Performance variations of LayerStack VPS over the long term||Consistency|
|List of LayerStack yabs.sh results||Yabs|
Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.
Available for a fee: https://www.layerstack.com/ddos-protection.
Available for a fee: https://www.layerstack.com/backups (15% of service plan)
|SSH Keys Setup||Yes|
|Total Number of Datacenters||4|
|Number of Datacenter Continents||2|
CPU, RAM, Disk IO, Data transfer
|Admin REST API||Yes|
|Upgrade VPS from admin console||Yes|
|Mobile Friendly UI||Yes|
|Accepted Forms of Payment||Credit cards, Alipay|
|Hidden CPU Model||Yes|
In addition to features included in VPS plans, 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||Private network|
For each LayerStack 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|
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|
S3 compatible. Available in Singapore and Hong-Kong.
Free inbound transfer and 1TB outbound ($0.01/GB after 1TB).
These are the network bandwidth prices charged by LayerStack 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 Throttled (the provider gives a free bandwidth allowance with each server. Bandwidth above the free allowance is throttled.)Free allowance: 5 TB / month (for a 2 core 4GB instance or closest available)
Transfer pool: nohttps://www.layerstack.com/pricing-cloud-servers
|This provider does not charge for bandwidth.|
Note: All VPS prices reported at VPSBenchmarks are for one month without any further commitment and before promotions unless noted otherwise. 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|
With 100% dedicated vCPUs and NVMe SSD storage that possesses significantly higher read/write speed (IOPS), this memory-laden solution provides you with “sufficient” RAM (random access memory) and resources for highly stable performance with minimal latency caused by excessive disk swapping and out-of-memory errors, giving you a higher return on investment.
|HM24-HK||2||24.0GB||200GB||$65.00 / month|
An all-round solution for day-to-day computing, the General Purpose cloud server plans are designed with an abundance of configurable vCPUs and memory. The whole host of memory-to-vCPU ratio options gives you the highest level of autonomy to find a configuration most suited to your applications. vCPUs are shared in all General Purpose plans. This maximizes resource utilization and therefore minimizes your cost while delivering reliable performance for its value.
|R108-HK||2||4.0GB||150GB||$28.06 / month|
|R108-SG||2||4.0GB||150GB||$28.06 / month|
|R208-HK (Off rankings)||4||12.0GB||250GB||$53.80 / month|
|R208-SG||4||12.0GB||250GB||$53.80 / month|
|R308-HK||6||16.0GB||300GB||$68.00 / month|
|R408-HK||8||18.0GB||350GB||$92.41 / month|
With the latest 4th generation AMD EPYC Genoa processor in the virtual machine, which provides 2x better performance over the previous generation and 2.5x better performance vs a 40-core Intel Ice Lake Xeon, as well as enhanced security. Ideal for critical workloads across cloud and high-performance computing.
|PRO200-HK||4||8.0GB||200GB||$32.00 / month|
LayerStack’s latest Arm-based cloud server, powered by Ampere® Altra® Max cloud-optimized M128-30 processors that deliver exceptional performance with incredible speed plus as much as 30% more energy efficiency, allowing anyone to easily complete the most demanding workload.
|ARM108-HK (preview) (Off rankings)||4||8.0GB||100GB||$10.00 / month|
With 100% dedicated vCPUs and NVMe SSD storage, Compute Optimized cloud sever plans are most appropriate for workloads that rely heavily on computing power and multitasking, but are less demanding in terms of memory. Compute Optimized plans are perfect solution when it comes to AI, machine learning, and other applications that can benefit from fast, coherent performance and low latency.
|DC108-HK||2||6.0GB||200GB||$32.00 / month|
|DC108-SG||2||6.0GB||200GB||$32.00 / month|
|DC208-HK||4||8.0GB||300GB||$60.00 / month|
|PRO300-HK||8||16.0GB||300GB||$64.00 / month|