ORACLE Cloud VPS Review

Oracle

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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  Yes
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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Pros and Cons

Weaknesses

  • Indecipherable pricing.

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 Instance Types and Plans

How fast are ORACLE Cloud servers:  Screen all ORACLE Cloud VPS Plans

All ORACLE Cloud instance types

Note: All VPS prices reported at VPSBenchmarks are for one month without any further commitment and before promotions. 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
Family:
Compute Virtual Machine Instances
Instance Type:
Ampere A1

Ampere A1 Compute Arm-based standard compute. Each OCPU corresponds to a single hardware execution thread. Processor: Ampere Altra Q80-30. Max frequency 3.0 GHz.

Ampere A1 1core 2GB 1 2.0GB 45GB $10.50
Ampere A1 2cores 4GB 2 4.0GB 45GB $18.72
Family:
Compute Virtual Machine Instances
Instance Type:
Standard E4

E4-based standard compute. Processor: AMD EPYC 7J13. Base frequency 2.55 GHz, max boost frequency 3.5 GHz.

E4 2 cores 4GB 2 4.0GB 45GB $22.32
Family:
Compute Virtual Machine Instances
Instance Type:
Standard3

X9-based standard compute. Processor: Intel Xeon Platinum 8358. Base frequency 2.6 GHz, max turbo frequency 3.4 GHz.

VPSBenchmarks has not tested any plan for this instance type yet.
Instance Type:
Other

No description

VM.Standard3.Flex 2 4.0GB 45GB $22.32
VM.Standard2.1 (X7) 2 15.0GB 45GB $47.00

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