DigitalOcean
1GB $10, Nov 19 2017


Provider Plan Cost per month Disk space (GB) Memory (GB) Data transfer (GB) Virtualization
DigitalOcean 1GB $10 $10.00 30 1.0 2000 KVM

Datacenter CPU type Num CPU cores OS Kernel Ruby Rails
NYC3 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630L v2 @ 2.40GHz 1 Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS 4.4.0 2.4.2 5.1.4

Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests.

Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

How are grades calculated?

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
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Test Results

  • Sysbench tests are run once at the end of each trial. They push the VPS to its limit but for a few minutes only.
  • Remote timings are collected continuously from 4 different continents.
  • The Web performance test lasts for the whole duration of the trial (several days) and reports the response time and system metrics of a popular website running a Ruby on Rails application backed by a Postgres database.
  • Endurance performance tests push the VPS CPU to its limits for several hours straight and will reveal the raw poser of the VPS as well as its stability over time.

Sysbench CPU Performances


We ran Sysbench tests on this VPS, including CPU tests, random and sequential, read and write IO tests and memory tests.

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Remote Timings


Response times for this VPS were continuously measured from 5+ locations in the world. Each measure includes DNS resolution time, connection time, TLS handshake time and server response time.

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Sustained CPU Endurance Run


Can your VPS handle 24 hours of sustained CPU load without flinching? How much can it handle? Does the provider throttle your CPU after a while?

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Web Performance

Daily Web Metrics

Response time

CPU utilization



Day Num requests Average Total ms P95 Total ms P99 Total ms Average Db ms Cpu idle Cpu steal Iowait
Nov 19 2017 81589 167 380 550 16 81.22% 0.07% 0.18%
Nov 20 2017 86090 177 400 650 17 78.96% 0.10% 0.28%
Nov 21 2017 96727 143 340 500 13 80.82% 0.06% 0.22%
Nov 22 2017 82364 159 360 550 15 81.11% 0.07% 0.25%
Nov 23 2017 84360 154 340 500 14 81.20% 0.06% 0.25%
Nov 24 2017 82674 155 350 500 13 82.10% 0.06% 0.06%
Nov 25 2017 76289 167 360 550 16 81.22% 0.07% 0.30%

Weekly Web Metrics


Day Num requests Average Total ms P95 Total ms P99 Total ms Average Db ms Cpu idle Cpu steal Iowait
Nov 20 2017 599190 159 360 550 15 80.62% 0.08% 0.27%

Web Performance comparison


Web performance is measured locally on the VPS and includes Rails app response times as well as system metrics.

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