Linode
1GB $5, Oct 28 2017


Provider Plan Cost per month Disk space (GB) Memory (GB) Data transfer (GB) Virtualization
Linode 1GB $5 $5.00 20 1.0 1000 KVM

Datacenter CPU type Num CPU cores OS Kernel Ruby Rails
us-east-1a Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v3 @ 2.50GHz 1 Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS 4.9.50 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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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 28 2017 100574 95 200 320 8 87.46% 0.13% 0.10%
Oct 29 2017 103262 97 200 320 9 86.37% 0.11% 0.12%
Oct 30 2017 124898 181 420 650 19 70.74% 4.68% 0.33%
Oct 31 2017 109066 192 440 650 21 71.03% 6.02% 0.37%
Nov 01 2017 103949 141 320 500 14 78.96% 2.52% 0.26%
Nov 02 2017 124023 158 360 550 16 73.98% 3.17% 0.41%
Nov 03 2017 103438 130 280 440 12 80.87% 1.40% 0.30%
Nov 04 2017 138985 133 300 440 14 76.23% 1.23% 0.32%

Weekly Web Metrics


Day Num requests Average Total ms P95 Total ms P99 Total ms Average Db ms Cpu idle Cpu steal Iowait
Oct 30 2017 804228 148 340 550 15 76.86% 2.74% 0.31%

Web Performance comparison


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

Compare Linode - 1GB $5 web performance with other VPS providers or review the daily and weekly web metrics below.


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