DigitalOcean
1GB 3 cores, Jan 22 2018


Provider Plan Cost per month Disk space (GB) Memory (GB) Data transfer (GB) Virtualization
DigitalOcean 1GB 3 cores $15.00 60 1.0 3000 KVM

Datacenter CPU type Num CPU cores OS Kernel Ruby Rails
NYC1 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650L v3 @ 1.80GHz 3 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
E
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C
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D
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D
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C
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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
Jan 22 2018 65538 132 220 340 14 94.94% 0.41% 0.08%
Jan 23 2018 116842 135 240 340 15 91.52% 0.76% 0.20%
Jan 24 2018 77053 121 200 320 13 94.45% 0.36% 0.15%
Jan 25 2018 92842 123 200 320 14 93.47% 0.45% 0.17%
Jan 26 2018 105265 122 200 320 13 92.81% 0.45% 0.17%
Jan 27 2018 117262 127 200 320 14 92.00% 0.52% 0.17%

Weekly Web Metrics


Day Num requests Average Total ms P95 Total ms P99 Total ms Average Db ms Cpu idle Cpu steal Iowait
Jan 22 2018 658428 126 220 320 14 93.28% 0.48% 0.16%

Web Performance comparison


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

Compare DigitalOcean - 1GB 3 cores web performance with other VPS providers or review the daily and weekly web metrics below.


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