ORACLE Cloud VPS Review

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It is headquartered in California and the USA.
It offers VPS, Dedicated, Storage and Databases hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Germany
  • India
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Korea
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

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ORACLE Cloud VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  No
Backups  No
Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  20
Number of Datacenter Continents  4
Monitoring Charts  Yes

CPU, Memory, Disk IO, Network IO, Load

Admin REST API  No
Upgrade VPS from admin console  No
Mobile Friendly UI  No
Reverse DNS  No
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards
Hidden CPU Model  No
Affiliate Program  No
Firewall  No
Shelving  No
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ORACLE Cloud Extra Services

In addition to features included in VPS plans, ORACLE Cloud 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 ORACLE Cloud 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
62s 25s 120s 4

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Network Bandwidth Prices

These are the network bandwidth prices charged by ORACLE Cloud 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 Charged (the provider gives a free bandwidth allowance with each server. Bandwidth above the free allowance is charged by the provider.)
Free allowance: 10 TB / month (for a 2 core 4GB instance or closest available)
Transfer pool: yes
https://www.oracle.com/cloud/networking/pricing/
Between 0TB and 10TB: $0.000/GB
Above 10TB: $0.008/GB

ORACLE Cloud Plans

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Plan Specifications

URL https://www.oracle.com/cloud/compute/pricing.html
Price per month $10.50
Warning: network bandwidth costs are not included in this price.
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 45
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization
Data Transfer GB
Maximum Network Speed 1000 Mbps
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: 36

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
D D C F 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 2022 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 ORACLE Cloud - Ampere A1 1core 2GB. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the Ampere A1 1core 2GB plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the Ampere A1 1core 2GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jan 10 2022 Neoverse-N1 California, USA D

2 cores = 1 OCPU = 2 vCPUs in this instance that runs on an AMD CPU.

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.oracle.com/cloud/compute/pricing.html
Price per month $22.32
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 45
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB
Maximum Network Speed 1000 Mbps
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: 43

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for ORACLE Cloud - E4 2 cores 4GB. 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 E4 2 cores 4GB plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the E4 2 cores 4GB plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Sep 21 2021 AMD EPYC 7J13 64-Core Processor California, USA D

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.oracle.com/cloud/compute/pricing.html
Price per month $22.32
Warning: network bandwidth costs are not included in this price.
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 45
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 0
Maximum Network Speed 1000 Mbps
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: 37

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for ORACLE Cloud - VM.Standard3.Flex. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Yabs Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
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Performance trials run on the VM.Standard3.Flex plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VM.Standard3.Flex plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Jul 17 2022 Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8358 CPU @ 2.60GHz California, USA D

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.oracle.com/cloud/compute/pricing.html
Price per month $47.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 45
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 15
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB
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: 36

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for ORACLE Cloud - VM.Standard2.1 (X7). 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 VM.Standard2.1 (X7) plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VM.Standard2.1 (X7) plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
May 31 2021 Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8167M CPU @ 2.00GHz California, USA D

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