Dreamhost
gp1_subsonic, Oct 01 2017


Provider Plan Cost per month Disk space (GB) Memory (GB) Data transfer (GB) Virtualization
Dreamhost gp1_subsonic $6.00 80 1.0 3000 KVM

Datacenter CPU type Num CPU cores OS Kernel Ruby Rails
iad-2 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v4 @ 2.10GHz 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
E
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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.

Review and compare all Sysbench numbers for the Dreamhost - gp1_subsonic VPS plan.

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
Oct 01 2017 72834 92 160 360 33 89.43% 0.07% 2.95%
Oct 02 2017 72997 143 220 650 43 86.87% 0.07% 4.64%
Oct 03 2017 86477 144 220 700 45 85.04% 0.08% 5.28%
Oct 04 2017 81964 177 200 600 62 84.56% 0.08% 5.91%
Oct 05 2017 82929 124 190 550 43 85.23% 0.08% 5.29%
Oct 06 2017 79912 89 160 360 28 86.43% 0.08% 4.17%
Oct 07 2017 79866 85 160 320 24 86.82% 0.07% 4.31%

Weekly Web Metrics


Day Num requests Average Total ms P95 Total ms P99 Total ms Average Db ms Cpu idle Cpu steal Iowait
Oct 01 2017 551482 123 180 500 40 86.26% 0.08% 4.73%

Web Performance comparison


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

Compare Dreamhost - gp1_subsonic web performance with other VPS providers or review the daily and weekly web metrics below.


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