Grades Explanation for "Disk IO Performance"

Provider DigitalOcean
Plan Basic 2GB 1 core
Based on trial run on 2021-12-01 01:18:09 UTC
"Disk IO Performance" grade D

Test results backing the grade

The Disk IO Performance grade is calculated based on the following test result metrics. Each line in the table includes the best, worst, mean and median results from all tested plans from all providers as well as the result for this particular trial.

The grade for each metric is determined based on its value in this trial compared with the same metric in all other trials and it is shown next to the value between ().

Based on test Metric name DigitalOcean
Basic 2GB 1 core (Grade)
All Providers and Plans
Best Worst Mean Median
Sysbench Random Disk IO Read Speed 4k blocks (no validate opt) 83.6 MiB/s (D) 866 MiB/s 7.18 MiB/s 190 MiB/s 130 MiB/s
Sysbench Random Disk IO Write Speed 4k blocks 22.55 MiB/s (E) 241 MiB/s 1 MiB/s 56.2 MiB/s 44.5 MiB/s
Sysbench Sequential Disk IO Read Speed 128k blocks (no validate opt) 556 MiB/s (D) 4460 MiB/s 40.6 MiB/s 1194 MiB/s 1001 MiB/s
Sysbench Sequential Disk IO Write Speed 128k blocks 400 MiB/s (D) 2525 MiB/s 34.1 MiB/s 747 MiB/s 665 MiB/s


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