LunaNode VPS Review

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LunaNode

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LunaNode was founded in 2013.
It is headquartered in Canada.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Canada
  • France

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LunaNode VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  No
Backups  Yes

$0.03/GB/mo, billed hourly

Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  3
Number of Datacenter Continents  2
Monitoring Charts  Yes

Network, CPU, IO.

Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards, Paypal, Bitcoin
Hidden CPU Model  No
Affiliate Program  Yes
Firewall  Yes

Called Security Group in LunaNode UI.

Shelving  Yes

Shelving allows you to deactivate a temporarily unneeded virtual machine so that you only pay for the storage space and assigned IP addresses: https://wiki.lunanode.com/index.php/Shelving

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Pros and Cons

Strengths

  • No charge other than for storage and IP address for turned off instances.
  • Bandwidth pooling.

LunaNode Extra Services

In addition to features included in VPS plans, LunaNode 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 LunaNode 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
48s 15s 170s 9

Admin UI Screenshots


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 Restriction Description
Snapshots $0.030 Snapshots are created on users requests and are images of block storage disk volumes. They can be used to clone VMs
https://www.lunanode.com/features/snapshots
Block $0.030 HDD volumes. Also available: SSD volumes only in Toronto. $0.06/GB/month. LunaNode volumes can be used as boot devices and you will only be charged for the portion of the volume size that exceeds the storage space included with the VM.
https://www.lunanode.com/features/volumes



This provider offers the following promotion:

Sign up for a new LunaNode account and then go to Billing/Promotions and enter the promo code below to receive a $20 credit.

Promo code: TATMTCX

Value: $20

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LunaNode Plans


Plan Specifications

URL https://www.lunanode.com/pricing
Price per month $3.50
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 15
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 1.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 1000
Burstable CPU Per core CPU allocation: 20%
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

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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: 17

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
F F E E F
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2021 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.


Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for LunaNode - m.1s. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the m.1s plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the m.1s plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Sep 24 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 0 @ 2.60GHz Toronto, Canada F

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.lunanode.com/pricing
Price per month $7.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 20
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 1.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU Per core CPU allocation: 40%
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

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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: 54

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
D C D B C
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2021 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.


Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 different types of tests during the latest trial for LunaNode - s.1. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Live Web Network Transfers Remote Timings Sysbench Endurance
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Performance trials run on the s.1 plan

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

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Feb 09 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada C
Aug 02 2019 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada C
Jan 07 2019 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada C

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.lunanode.com/pricing
Price per month $7.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 20
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2000
Burstable CPU Per core CPU allocation: 20%
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

Screen LunaNode VPS Plans

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: 39

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
E E C C D
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2021 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.


Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for LunaNode - m.2. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
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Performance trials run on the m.2 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the m.2 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Feb 23 2021 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada D

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.lunanode.com/pricing
Price per month $14.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 35
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2500
Burstable CPU Per core CPU allocation: 80%
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

Screen LunaNode VPS Plans

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: 63

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
C A D B C
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2021 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.


Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 different types of tests during the latest trial for LunaNode - s.2. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Live Web Network Transfers Remote Timings Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the s.2 plan

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the s.2 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Dec 16 2019 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada C
Mar 04 2019 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada C

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.lunanode.com/pricing
Price per month $14.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 35
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 2500
Burstable CPU Per core CPU allocation: 40%
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

Screen LunaNode VPS Plans

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: 47

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
C D D C D
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2021 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.


Performance Test Results

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

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review
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Performance trials run on the m.4 plan

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the m.4 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
May 06 2021 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v3 @ 2.60GHz Toronto, Canada D
Mar 31 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada D

Compute-Optimized.

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.lunanode.com/pricing
Price per month $20.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 100
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 5.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 3000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU Yes

Plan Grades

Screen LunaNode VPS Plans

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: 17

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
F F E F E
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for LunaNode - c.1. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the c.1 plan

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

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Dec 08 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 0 @ 2.60GHz Toronto, Canada E
Oct 15 2019 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 0 @ 2.60GHz Toronto, Canada E
May 13 2019 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 0 @ 2.60GHz Toronto, Canada D

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.lunanode.com/pricing
Price per month $28.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 70
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 8.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 3000
Burstable CPU Per core CPU allocation: 40%
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

Screen LunaNode VPS Plans

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: 56

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
C B C D C
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for LunaNode - m.8. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the m.8 plan

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the m.8 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jul 21 2021 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada C
May 05 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada C

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.lunanode.com/pricing
Price per month $56.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 125
Num Cores 6
Memory GB 16.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 4000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

Screen LunaNode VPS Plans

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: 49

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
D A D C E
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for LunaNode - m.16. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare

Performance trials run on the m.16 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the m.16 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jul 11 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v2 @ 3.00GHz Toronto, Canada D

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