ORACLE Cloud VPS Review


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ORACLE Cloud 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 the VPS plan, 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
60s 60s 60s 1

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ORACLE Cloud Plans

Plan Specifications

Price per month $47.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Disk GB 45
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 15.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

Screen ORACLE Cloud 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: 36

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
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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.

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Performance trials run on the VM.Standard2.1 (X7) plan

This plan was tested 1 times at 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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