Shared 1GB by Linode

Specifications and performance for Linode - Shared 1GB


Instance Type: Shared CPU

This plan belongs to the Linode Shared CPU server line (General purpose).

Instance Type Description

Balanced performance for nearly any workload. Affordable Shared CPU plans are ideal for general workloads and include generous amounts of free bundled transfer.

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Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU Between $10.00 and $20.00
Approximate RAM per vCPU Between 2.0 and 4.0GB
Hourly billing yes
CPU type MIX
Shared CPU yes
Storage included yes

See also all Linode instance types.

"Shared 1GB" Plan Specifications

Provider Linode
Plan URL
Price per month $5.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Hourly Billing Yes: $0.0075/hour
Disk GB 25
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 1
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 1000
Maximum Network Speed 1000 Mbps
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No

Badges of Quality

Badges are awards granted to VPS plans that meet certain quality criteria.

Meets Bandwidth Specs Linode - Shared 1GB delivers all the bandwidth advertised in its specifications
Twenty Requests Per Core Linode - Shared 1GB serves more than 20 HTTP requests per second per vCPU
Fast Storage Speed Linode - Shared 1GB storage read+write storage speed goes over 3000 MiB/s

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst. The grades below are those of the most recent trial run for this plan.

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More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 50

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Performance Test Results

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

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Performance trials run on the Shared 1GB plan

This plan was tested 3 times at The table below shows all trials run on the Shared 1GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Nov 09 2023 AMD EPYC 7713 64-Core Processor Frankfurt, Germany C
Mar 06 2022 AMD EPYC 7642 48-Core Processor New Jersey, USA D
Dec 11 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6148 CPU @ 2.40GHz Texas, USA E

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