Linode Review

Features and Usability

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

Last updated on July 4 2016.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  No
Backups  No

Available for a fee.

Control Panel  Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  No
Total Number of Datacenters  8
Number of Datacenter Continents  3
Monitoring Charts  Yes
Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  No
Reverse DNS  Yes

Under "Network Access"/Public IPs/Reverse DNS.

Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards
Hidden CPU Model  No
Affiliate Program  Yes

In VpsBenchmark's opinion

Feature Value Comment
UI Friendliness 

Modern, informative, full featured UI.

Quality of Service 
  • We had several disappointing interactions with Linode customer support. Fast but clueless responses. It takes several attempts before getting a real answer to the question being asked.

Linode Extra Services

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

Backups   Block Storage   Object Storage Load Balancer   Floating Ips
Teams Datastores Serverless Ddos Protection

Admin UI Screenshots

Linode Plans


Plan Specifications

Url https://www.linode.com/pricing
Cost Per Month $10.0
Hourly Billing true
Memory Gb 2.0
Disk Gb 50
Data Transfer Gb 2000
Num Cores 1
Virtualization KVM
Burstable 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.

How are grades calculated?

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
D F C C C

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests for Linode - 2GB $10. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Web Test Results

This plan was tested 6 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 2GB $10 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Avg response time P95 response time Avg DB time
Oct 01 2018 99ms 228ms 8ms
May 17 2018 123ms 273ms 10ms
Sep 02 2017 95ms 195ms 12ms
Jan 03 2017 71ms 132ms 6ms
Jan 01 2017 72ms 140ms 5ms
Jul 04 2016 72ms 175ms 10ms

Plan Specifications

Url https://www.linode.com/pricing
Cost Per Month $20.0
Hourly Billing true
Memory Gb 4.0
Disk Gb 80
Data Transfer Gb 4000
Num Cores 2
Virtualization KVM
Burstable 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.

How are grades calculated?

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
C C B B C

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests for Linode - 4GB $20. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Test Sysbench Test Remote Timing Test Endurance Test Network Transfers
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Web Test Results

This plan was tested 4 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 4GB $20 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Avg response time P95 response time Avg DB time
Jul 26 2018 82ms 146ms 6ms
Jan 28 2018 79ms 131ms 6ms
Apr 22 2017 64ms 104ms 4ms
Sep 12 2016 77ms 128ms 6ms

Plan Specifications

Url https://www.linode.com/pricing
Cost Per Month $5.0
Hourly Billing true
Memory Gb 1.0
Disk Gb 25
Data Transfer Gb 1000
Num Cores 1
Virtualization KVM
Burstable 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.

How are grades calculated?

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
D F C C B

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests for Linode - 1GB $5. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Test Sysbench Test Remote Timing Test Endurance Test Network Transfers
Review Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare

Web Test Results

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the 1GB $5 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Avg response time P95 response time Avg DB time
Jun 10 2018 85ms 167ms 9ms
Oct 28 2017 140ms 315ms 14ms
Feb 26 2017 155ms 380ms 19ms

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