OVH Review

OVH



OVH was founded in 1999.
It is headquartered in France.
It offers VPS and Dedicated hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • UK
  • USA


This provider is related to OVH Public Cloud

OVH Public Cloud offers cloud servers billed by the hour with a large array of features


Features and Usability

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

Last updated on August 26 2019.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  No
DDOS Protection  Yes
Backups  No

Snapshots are available for a fee ($4.19 for 1 snapshot per month).
Backups are not available in the VPS SSD range.

Control Panel  Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  No
Total Number of Datacenters  11
Number of Datacenter Continents  4
Monitoring Charts  Yes

Network traffic, CPU usage, RAM usage.

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

In VPSBenchmark's opinion

Feature Value Comment
UI Friendliness 
  • UI looks a bit sad and dated.
Quality of Service 

Purchase process is slow and tedious.

OVH Extra Services

In addition to features included in the VPS plan, OVH also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):

Backups   Block storage   Object storage Load balancer   Floating IP addresses
Teams Datastores Serverless DDoS protection   Kubernetes
GPU instances

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each OVH VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
900s 720s 1200s 3

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OVH Plans


Plan Specifications

URL http://www.ovh.com/us/vps/vps-ssd.xml
Price per month $3.35
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 20
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 1000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated 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: 34

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Performance Test Results

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

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Performance trials run on the VPS SSD 1 plan

This plan was tested 8 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS SSD 1 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Web Results Sysbench Results Avg web response time P99 web response time
Nov 09 2018 Web Sysbench 89ms 253ms
Jul 01 2018 Web Sysbench 120ms 455ms
Dec 03 2017 Web Sysbench 86ms 297ms
Mar 04 2017 Web Sysbench 94ms 337ms
Jul 23 2016 Web Sysbench 45ms 154ms
Feb 08 2016 Web Sysbench 64ms 233ms
Oct 19 2015 Web Sysbench 41ms 186ms
Sep 27 2015 Web Sysbench 45ms 175ms

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.ovh.com/world/vps/vps-ssd.xml
Price per month $7.99
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Discount
Discounted monthly price: $6.87
Minimum continuous use for discount: 365 days
Disk GB 40
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 4.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated 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: 32

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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVH - VPS SSD 2. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the VPS SSD 2 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS SSD 2 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Web Results Sysbench Results Avg web response time P99 web response time
Mar 06 2019 Web Sysbench 86ms 280ms

Plan Specifications

URL http://www.ovh.com/us/vps/vps-cloud.xml
Price per month $10.07
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Discount
Discounted monthly price: $8.95
Minimum continuous use for discount: 365 days
Disk GB 25
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated 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: 27

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

Performance Test Results

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

Web Test Remote Timing Test Network Transfers Sysbench Test Endurance Test
Review Review Review Review Review
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Performance trials run on the VPS Cloud 1 plan

This plan was tested 6 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS Cloud 1 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Web Results Sysbench Results Avg web response time P99 web response time
Jul 15 2019 Web Sysbench 81ms 310ms
Feb 25 2018 Web Sysbench 86ms 352ms
Jun 04 2017 Web Sysbench 80ms 280ms
Nov 13 2016 Web Sysbench 75ms 231ms
Mar 13 2016 Web Sysbench 29ms 99ms
Jun 02 2015 Web Sysbench 62ms 182ms

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