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Why contabo VPS/Servers Very Cheap? Looking for Review

20142014 Member
edited October 2018 in Reviews

Why contabo VPS/Servers Very Cheap? Looking for Review

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  • They need attract buyers to their product by provide better prices and specs than everyone else.

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  • @Hukin said:
    They need attract buyers to their product by provide better prices and specs than everyone else.

    hetzner also ?

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  • 2014 said: hetzner also ?

    Yes - Contabo, Hetzner, OVH, Online.net, Vultr, DO, Linode doing that scheme very well

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  • They just oversell :) My VPS works really well.

    The cores are not dedicated. The support is A+.

  • @gol3m said:
    They just oversell :) My VPS works really well.

    The cores are not dedicated. The support is A+.

    Do you have SSD or HDD? Not sure what to pick, if it is worthy to go with HDD (comparing prices)

  • LeonDynamicLeonDynamic Member
    edited October 2018

    There was a discussion about Contabo a few weeks ago with some benchmarks if that's any help
    https://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/comment/2879364

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  • @desfire said:

    @gol3m said:
    They just oversell :) My VPS works really well.

    The cores are not dedicated. The support is A+.

    Do you have SSD or HDD? Not sure what to pick, if it is worthy to go with HDD (comparing prices)

    I have HDD and it's just the regular 100 MB/s speed. I hear that if you're unhappy with HDD speed, you can ask to be moved to another node.

  • solairesolaire Member
    edited October 2018

    Grabbed a VPS 300 just this morning. I must say I'm impressed for the price I'm paying. Sometimes the network seems to black out, but only if I put a huge load onto it (was rsyncing data from OVH over to Contabo). Doesn't look badly oversold to me, performance is okay, with writes at around 50 MB/s at worst (most of the times it's at 100 MB/s).

    Using it for Nextcloud and some other selfhosted stuff with the 300 GB of storage it comes with, and it's working beautifully for now. Much faster than the KS-1 I was using for this purpose and it's less expensive too.

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  • HostlovinHostlovin Member, Provider

    They oversell but not too much I guess till it impacts performance

  • They had a quite bad reputation a few years ago. I have the impression they've gotten better since then, but I haven't cared enough to find out for sure. Easier to use dedis if you want lots of resources.

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  • Most of them are paid reviews you find in the hostadvice or whatever review site you find.

    I've been investigating them for quite a long time, they seem to oversell much and they provide no refunds even if it's an hour of use and even if you're not satisfied with the performance. Better avoid them.

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  • My experience with them, so far, is quite different.

    `----------------------------------------------------------------------
    CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v3 @ 2.40GHz
    Number of cores : 2
    CPU frequency : 2399.996 MHz
    Total size of Disk : 294.9 GB (95.1 GB Used)
    Total amount of Mem : 3955 MB (1270 MB Used)
    Total amount of Swap : 0 MB (0 MB Used)
    System uptime : 0 days, 23 hour 41 min
    Load average : 0.06, 0.16, 0.17
    OS : Debian GNU/Linux 9
    Arch : x86_64 (64 Bit)

    Kernel : 4.9.0-8-amd64

    I/O speed(1st run) : 97.7 MB/s
    I/O speed(2nd run) : 98.9 MB/s
    I/O speed(3rd run) : 101 MB/s

    Average I/O speed : 99.2 MB/s

    Node Name IPv4 address Download Speed
    CacheFly 205.234.175.175 11.6MB/s
    Linode, Tokyo, JP 106.187.96.148 7.39MB/s
    Linode, Singapore, SG 139.162.23.4 4.92MB/s
    Linode, London, UK 176.58.107.39 11.7MB/s
    Linode, Frankfurt, DE 139.162.130.8 11.8MB/s
    Linode, Fremont, CA 50.116.14.9 7.35MB/s
    Softlayer, Dallas, TX 173.192.68.18 9.54MB/s
    Softlayer, Seattle, WA 67.228.112.250 9.31MB/s
    Softlayer, Frankfurt, DE 159.122.69.4 11.8MB/s
    Softlayer, Singapore, SG 119.81.28.170 7.72MB/s

    Softlayer, HongKong, CN 119.81.130.170 8.74MB/s

    Node Name IPv6 address Download Speed
    Linode, Atlanta, GA 2600:3c02::4b 10.5MB/s
    Linode, Dallas, TX 2600:3c00::4b 4.60MB/s
    Linode, Newark, NJ 2600:3c03::4b 11.0MB/s
    Linode, Singapore, SG 2400:8901::4b 6.58MB/s
    Linode, Tokyo, JP 2400:8900::4b 8.06MB/s
    Softlayer, San Jose, CA 2607:f0d0:2601:2a::4 6.86MB/s
    Softlayer, Washington, WA 2607:f0d0:3001:78::2 5.49MB/s
    Softlayer, Paris, FR 2a03:8180:1301:8::4 10.1MB/s
    Softlayer, Singapore, SG 2401:c900:1101:8::2 6.41MB/s
    Softlayer, Tokyo, JP 2401:c900:1001:16::4 6.59MB/s
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------`

  • LampardLampard Member, Provider

    @ShihabSoft said:
    Most of them are paid reviews you find in the hostadvice or whatever review site you find.

    I've been investigating them for quite a long time, they seem to oversell much and they provide no refunds even if it's an hour of use and even if you're not satisfied with the performance. Better avoid them.

    Not really. I have been using it myself for some serious purpose and its worth the price. Don't judge them by their past which i also used to do before but then i myself tested the service, it was different. Even suggested few of my friends to buy from them and their experience is also good.

    I agree that they don't refund but its mentioned in their terms, one wouldn't mind paying few euros for a single month.

    Support is also good and responsive, had few problems in beginning but they all sorted it up for me.

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  • @Lampard said:

    @ShihabSoft said:
    Most of them are paid reviews you find in the hostadvice or whatever review site you find.

    I've been investigating them for quite a long time, they seem to oversell much and they provide no refunds even if it's an hour of use and even if you're not satisfied with the performance. Better avoid them.

    Not really. I have been using it myself for some serious purpose and its worth the price. Don't judge them by their past which i also used to do before but then i myself tested the service, it was different. Even suggested few of my friends to buy from them and their experience is also good.

    I agree that they don't refund but its mentioned in their terms, one wouldn't mind paying few euros for a single month.

    Support is also good and responsive, had few problems in beginning but they all sorted it up for me.

    @solaire said:
    My experience with them, so far, is quite different.

    `----------------------------------------------------------------------
    CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v3 @ 2.40GHz
    Number of cores : 2
    CPU frequency : 2399.996 MHz
    Total size of Disk : 294.9 GB (95.1 GB Used)
    Total amount of Mem : 3955 MB (1270 MB Used)
    Total amount of Swap : 0 MB (0 MB Used)
    System uptime : 0 days, 23 hour 41 min
    Load average : 0.06, 0.16, 0.17
    OS : Debian GNU/Linux 9
    Arch : x86_64 (64 Bit)

    Kernel : 4.9.0-8-amd64

    I/O speed(1st run) : 97.7 MB/s
    I/O speed(2nd run) : 98.9 MB/s
    I/O speed(3rd run) : 101 MB/s

    Average I/O speed : 99.2 MB/s

    Node Name IPv4 address Download Speed
    CacheFly 205.234.175.175 11.6MB/s
    Linode, Tokyo, JP 106.187.96.148 7.39MB/s
    Linode, Singapore, SG 139.162.23.4 4.92MB/s
    Linode, London, UK 176.58.107.39 11.7MB/s
    Linode, Frankfurt, DE 139.162.130.8 11.8MB/s
    Linode, Fremont, CA 50.116.14.9 7.35MB/s
    Softlayer, Dallas, TX 173.192.68.18 9.54MB/s
    Softlayer, Seattle, WA 67.228.112.250 9.31MB/s
    Softlayer, Frankfurt, DE 159.122.69.4 11.8MB/s
    Softlayer, Singapore, SG 119.81.28.170 7.72MB/s

    Softlayer, HongKong, CN 119.81.130.170 8.74MB/s

    Node Name IPv6 address Download Speed
    Linode, Atlanta, GA 2600:3c02::4b 10.5MB/s
    Linode, Dallas, TX 2600:3c00::4b 4.60MB/s
    Linode, Newark, NJ 2600:3c03::4b 11.0MB/s
    Linode, Singapore, SG 2400:8901::4b 6.58MB/s
    Linode, Tokyo, JP 2400:8900::4b 8.06MB/s
    Softlayer, San Jose, CA 2607:f0d0:2601:2a::4 6.86MB/s
    Softlayer, Washington, WA 2607:f0d0:3001:78::2 5.49MB/s
    Softlayer, Paris, FR 2a03:8180:1301:8::4 10.1MB/s
    Softlayer, Singapore, SG 2401:c900:1101:8::2 6.41MB/s
    Softlayer, Tokyo, JP 2401:c900:1001:16::4 6.59MB/s
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------`

    Could anyone do a geekbench benchmark and nench.sh too?

    I am so intrigued to see their current performance.

    As they usually offer higher ram speeds on the cheapest offers, I'd also love to see the ram speed.

    sysbench --test=memory --memory-block-size=1M --memory-block-size=8G

    Thanks.

  • @ShihabSoft said:
    Could anyone do a geekbench benchmark and nench.sh too?

    I am so intrigued to see their current performance.

    As they usually offer higher ram speeds on the cheapest offers, I'd also love to see the ram speed.

    sysbench --test=memory --memory-block-size=1M --memory-block-size=8G

    Thanks.

    Sure, here you go. I can run another benchmark if you want, just point me to it. As it's not a production system I don't really mind running them.

    [email protected]:/home# sysbench --test=memory --memory-block-size=1M --memory-block-size=2G run
    sysbench 0.4.12:  multi-threaded system evaluation benchmark
    
    Running the test with following options:
    Number of threads: 1
    
    Doing memory operations speed test
    Memory block size: 2097152K
    
    Memory transfer size: 102400M
    
    Memory operations type: write
    Memory scope type: global
    Threads started!
    Done.
    
    Operations performed: 50 (    2.16 ops/sec)
    
    102400.00 MB transferred (4433.82 MB/sec)
    
    
    Test execution summary:
        total time:                          23.0952s
        total number of events:              50
        total time taken by event execution: 23.0939
        per-request statistics:
             min:                                308.61ms
             avg:                                461.88ms
             max:                                929.44ms
             approx.  95 percentile:             814.10ms
    
    Threads fairness:
        events (avg/stddev):           50.0000/0.00
        execution time (avg/stddev):   23.0939/0.00
    
  • [email protected]:~# sysbench --test=memory --memory-block-size=1M --memory-block-size=8G run
    WARNING: the --test option is deprecated. You can pass a script name or path on the command line without any options.
    sysbench 1.0.11 (using system LuaJIT 2.1.0-beta3)
    
    Running the test with following options:
    Number of threads: 1
    Initializing random number generator from current time
    
    
    Running memory speed test with the following options:
      block size: 8388608KiB
      total size: 102400MiB
      operation: write
      scope: global
    
    Initializing worker threads...
    
    Threads started!
    
    Total operations: 7 (    0.64 per second)
    
    57344.00 MiB transferred (5252.93 MiB/sec)
    
    
    General statistics:
        total time:                          10.8870s
        total number of events:              7
    
    Latency (ms):
             min:                               1389.51
             avg:                               1555.04
             max:                               2418.06
             95th percentile:                   2405.65
             sum:                              10885.26
    
    Threads fairness:
        events (avg/stddev):           7.0000/0.00
        execution time (avg/stddev):   10.8853/0.00
    
  • @ShihabSoft said:

    @Lampard said:

    @ShihabSoft said:
    Most of them are paid reviews you find in the hostadvice or whatever review site you find.

    I've been investigating them for quite a long time, they seem to oversell much and they provide no refunds even if it's an hour of use and even if you're not satisfied with the performance. Better avoid them.

    Not really. I have been using it myself for some serious purpose and its worth the price. Don't judge them by their past which i also used to do before but then i myself tested the service, it was different. Even suggested few of my friends to buy from them and their experience is also good.

    I agree that they don't refund but its mentioned in their terms, one wouldn't mind paying few euros for a single month.

    Support is also good and responsive, had few problems in beginning but they all sorted it up for me.

    @solaire said:
    My experience with them, so far, is quite different.

    `----------------------------------------------------------------------
    CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v3 @ 2.40GHz
    Number of cores : 2
    CPU frequency : 2399.996 MHz
    Total size of Disk : 294.9 GB (95.1 GB Used)
    Total amount of Mem : 3955 MB (1270 MB Used)
    Total amount of Swap : 0 MB (0 MB Used)
    System uptime : 0 days, 23 hour 41 min
    Load average : 0.06, 0.16, 0.17
    OS : Debian GNU/Linux 9
    Arch : x86_64 (64 Bit)

    Kernel : 4.9.0-8-amd64

    I/O speed(1st run) : 97.7 MB/s
    I/O speed(2nd run) : 98.9 MB/s
    I/O speed(3rd run) : 101 MB/s

    Average I/O speed : 99.2 MB/s

    Node Name IPv4 address Download Speed
    CacheFly 205.234.175.175 11.6MB/s
    Linode, Tokyo, JP 106.187.96.148 7.39MB/s
    Linode, Singapore, SG 139.162.23.4 4.92MB/s
    Linode, London, UK 176.58.107.39 11.7MB/s
    Linode, Frankfurt, DE 139.162.130.8 11.8MB/s
    Linode, Fremont, CA 50.116.14.9 7.35MB/s
    Softlayer, Dallas, TX 173.192.68.18 9.54MB/s
    Softlayer, Seattle, WA 67.228.112.250 9.31MB/s
    Softlayer, Frankfurt, DE 159.122.69.4 11.8MB/s
    Softlayer, Singapore, SG 119.81.28.170 7.72MB/s

    Softlayer, HongKong, CN 119.81.130.170 8.74MB/s

    Node Name IPv6 address Download Speed
    Linode, Atlanta, GA 2600:3c02::4b 10.5MB/s
    Linode, Dallas, TX 2600:3c00::4b 4.60MB/s
    Linode, Newark, NJ 2600:3c03::4b 11.0MB/s
    Linode, Singapore, SG 2400:8901::4b 6.58MB/s
    Linode, Tokyo, JP 2400:8900::4b 8.06MB/s
    Softlayer, San Jose, CA 2607:f0d0:2601:2a::4 6.86MB/s
    Softlayer, Washington, WA 2607:f0d0:3001:78::2 5.49MB/s
    Softlayer, Paris, FR 2a03:8180:1301:8::4 10.1MB/s
    Softlayer, Singapore, SG 2401:c900:1101:8::2 6.41MB/s
    Softlayer, Tokyo, JP 2401:c900:1001:16::4 6.59MB/s
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------`

    Could anyone do a geekbench benchmark and nench.sh too?

    I am so intrigued to see their current performance.

    https://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/comment/2881318/#Comment_2881318

    I did some benchmarks a while back and this is with the cheapest SDD one.

  • @solaire said:

    @ShihabSoft said:
    Could anyone do a geekbench benchmark and nench.sh too?

    I am so intrigued to see their current performance.

    As they usually offer higher ram speeds on the cheapest offers, I'd also love to see the ram speed.

    sysbench --test=memory --memory-block-size=1M --memory-block-size=8G

    Thanks.

    Sure, here you go. I can run another benchmark if you want, just point me to it. As it's not a production system I don't really mind running them.

    [email protected]:/home# sysbench --test=memory --memory-block-size=1M --memory-block-size=2G run
    sysbench 0.4.12:  multi-threaded system evaluation benchmark
    
    Running the test with following options:
    Number of threads: 1
    
    Doing memory operations speed test
    Memory block size: 2097152K
    
    Memory transfer size: 102400M
    
    Memory operations type: write
    Memory scope type: global
    Threads started!
    Done.
    
    Operations performed: 50 (    2.16 ops/sec)
    
    102400.00 MB transferred (4433.82 MB/sec)
    
    
    Test execution summary:
        total time:                          23.0952s
        total number of events:              50
        total time taken by event execution: 23.0939
        per-request statistics:
             min:                                308.61ms
             avg:                                461.88ms
             max:                                929.44ms
             approx.  95 percentile:             814.10ms
    
    Threads fairness:
        events (avg/stddev):           50.0000/0.00
        execution time (avg/stddev):   23.0939/0.00
    

    @gol3m said:
    [email protected]:~# sysbench --test=memory --memory-block-size=1M --memory-block-size=8G run
    WARNING: the --test option is deprecated. You can pass a script name or path on the command line without any options.
    sysbench 1.0.11 (using system LuaJIT 2.1.0-beta3)

    Running the test with following options:
    Number of threads: 1
    Initializing random number generator from current time


    Running memory speed test with the following options:
    block size: 8388608KiB
    total size: 102400MiB
    operation: write
    scope: global

    Initializing worker threads...

    Threads started!

    Total operations: 7 ( 0.64 per second)

    57344.00 MiB transferred (5252.93 MiB/sec)


    General statistics:
    total time: 10.8870s
    total number of events: 7

    Latency (ms):
    min: 1389.51
    avg: 1555.04
    max: 2418.06
    95th percentile: 2405.65
    sum: 10885.26

    Threads fairness:
    events (avg/stddev): 7.0000/0.00
    execution time (avg/stddev): 10.8853/0.00

    Thanks guys.

    Looks like the ram speed is capped or a DDR 3 one, maybe it's usual as it is.

    Btw, please do these benchmarks too

    (curl -s wget.racing/nench.sh | bash; curl -s wget.racing/nench.sh | bash) 2>&1 | tee nench.log

    And Geekbench

    wget http://cdn.geekbench.com/Geekbench-4.3.0-Linux.tar.gz
    tar -xzvf Geekbench-4.3.0-Linux.tar.gz
    cd Geekbench-4.3.0-Linux
    ./geekbench_x86_64
    
  • @ShihabSoft said:
    Thanks guys.

    Looks like the ram speed is capped or a DDR 3 one, maybe it's usual as it is.

    Btw, please do these benchmarks too

    (curl -s wget.racing/nench.sh | bash; curl -s wget.racing/nench.sh | bash) 2>&1 | tee nench.log

    And Geekbench

    wget http://cdn.geekbench.com/Geekbench-4.3.0-Linux.tar.gz
    tar -xzvf Geekbench-4.3.0-Linux.tar.gz
    cd Geekbench-4.3.0-Linux
    ./geekbench_x86_64
    

    I'm honestly not sure. Experiences between HDD and SSD plans may differ, as I'm on HDD.

    -------------------------------------------------
     nench.sh v2018.04.14 -- https://git.io/nench.sh
     benchmark timestamp:    2018-10-11 10:16:16 UTC
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    Processor:    Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v3 @ 2.40GHz
    CPU cores:    2
    Frequency:    2399.996 MHz
    RAM:          3.9G
    Swap:         -
    Kernel:       Linux 4.9.0-8-amd64 x86_64
    
    Disks:
    sda    300G  HDD
    
    CPU: SHA256-hashing 500 MB
        3.977 seconds
    CPU: bzip2-compressing 500 MB
        6.337 seconds
    CPU: AES-encrypting 500 MB
        1.742 seconds
    
    ioping: seek rate
        min/avg/max/mdev = 35.2 us / 73.7 us / 183.2 ms / 848.8 us
    ioping: sequential read speed
        generated 10.3 k requests in 5.00 s, 2.52 GiB, 2.06 k iops, 516.1 MiB/s
    
    dd: sequential write speed
        1st run:    116.35 MiB/s
        2nd run:    107.77 MiB/s
        3rd run:    102.04 MiB/s
        average:    108.72 MiB/s
    
    IPv4 speedtests
        your IPv4:    xx.xx.xx.xxxx
    
        Cachefly CDN:         11.51 MiB/s
        Leaseweb (NL):        11.63 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   7.69 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      10.69 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         7.41 MiB/s
    
    IPv6 speedtests
        your IPv6:    xx:xx:xx:xxxx
    
        Leaseweb (NL):        11.39 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   9.07 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      10.96 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         9.50 MiB/s
    -------------------------------------------------
    

    https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/cpu/10296542

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  • @solaire said:

    @ShihabSoft said:
    Thanks guys.

    Looks like the ram speed is capped or a DDR 3 one, maybe it's usual as it is.

    Btw, please do these benchmarks too

    (curl -s wget.racing/nench.sh | bash; curl -s wget.racing/nench.sh | bash) 2>&1 | tee nench.log

    And Geekbench

    wget http://cdn.geekbench.com/Geekbench-4.3.0-Linux.tar.gz
    tar -xzvf Geekbench-4.3.0-Linux.tar.gz
    cd Geekbench-4.3.0-Linux
    ./geekbench_x86_64
    

    I'm honestly not sure. Experiences between HDD and SSD plans may differ, as I'm on HDD.

    -------------------------------------------------
     nench.sh v2018.04.14 -- https://git.io/nench.sh
     benchmark timestamp:    2018-10-11 10:16:16 UTC
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    Processor:    Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v3 @ 2.40GHz
    CPU cores:    2
    Frequency:    2399.996 MHz
    RAM:          3.9G
    Swap:         -
    Kernel:       Linux 4.9.0-8-amd64 x86_64
    
    Disks:
    sda    300G  HDD
    
    CPU: SHA256-hashing 500 MB
        3.977 seconds
    CPU: bzip2-compressing 500 MB
        6.337 seconds
    CPU: AES-encrypting 500 MB
        1.742 seconds
    
    ioping: seek rate
        min/avg/max/mdev = 35.2 us / 73.7 us / 183.2 ms / 848.8 us
    ioping: sequential read speed
        generated 10.3 k requests in 5.00 s, 2.52 GiB, 2.06 k iops, 516.1 MiB/s
    
    dd: sequential write speed
        1st run:    116.35 MiB/s
        2nd run:    107.77 MiB/s
        3rd run:    102.04 MiB/s
        average:    108.72 MiB/s
    
    IPv4 speedtests
        your IPv4:    xx.xx.xx.xxxx
    
        Cachefly CDN:         11.51 MiB/s
        Leaseweb (NL):        11.63 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   7.69 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      10.69 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         7.41 MiB/s
    
    IPv6 speedtests
        your IPv6:    xx:xx:xx:xxxx
    
        Leaseweb (NL):        11.39 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   9.07 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      10.96 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         9.50 MiB/s
    -------------------------------------------------
    

    https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/cpu/10296542

    Thanks for that. What was your plan tho? For an HDD those speeds are pretty good. But the processing speed is little bit on the downside. So you're on a 100 Mbits plan?

  • solairesolaire Member
    edited October 2018

    @ShihabSoft said:

    Thanks for that. What was your plan tho? For an HDD those speeds are pretty good. But the processing speed is little bit on the downside. So you're on a 100 Mbits plan?

    You're most welcome. I'm on the VPS300 plan, the 3.99 euro one as listed here on the left: https://contabo.com/?show=vps.

    It comes with 100 Mbit, ssd plans come with 200 or more. The top HDD plan comes with 1000 Mbit.

  • LvivLviv Member
    edited October 2018

    VPS S SSD 4.99 EUR / month

    -------------------------------------------------
     nench.sh v2018.04.14 -- https://git.io/nench.sh
     benchmark timestamp:    2018-10-12 05:24:58 UTC
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    Processor:    Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz
    CPU cores:    4
    Frequency:    2199.996 MHz
    RAM:          7.6G
    Swap:         -
    Kernel:       Linux 3.10.0-862.el7.x86_64 x86_64
    
    Disks:
    sda    200G  HDD
    
    CPU: SHA256-hashing 500 MB
        2.342 seconds
    CPU: bzip2-compressing 500 MB
        CPU: AES-encrypting 500 MB
        2.026 seconds
    
    ioping: seek rate
        min/avg/max/mdev = 33.4 us / 86.0 us / 11.7 ms / 156.4 us
    ioping: sequential read speed
        generated 22.5 k requests in 5.00 s, 5.50 GiB, 4.50 k iops, 1.10 GiB/s
    
    dd: sequential write speed
        1st run:    90.41 MiB/s
        2nd run:    89.93 MiB/s
        3rd run:    88.98 MiB/s
        average:    89.77 MiB/s
    
    IPv4 speedtests
        your IPv4:    xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
    
        Cachefly CDN:         23.03 MiB/s
        Leaseweb (NL):        22.33 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   13.45 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      15.76 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         11.68 MiB/s
    
    IPv6 speedtests
        your IPv6:    xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx
    
        Leaseweb (NL):        21.96 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   14.43 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      21.70 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         0.00 MiB/s
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    -------------------------------------------------
     nench.sh v2018.04.14 -- https://git.io/nench.sh
     benchmark timestamp:    2018-10-12 05:26:47 UTC
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    Processor:    Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz
    CPU cores:    4
    Frequency:    2199.996 MHz
    RAM:          7.6G
    Swap:         -
    Kernel:       Linux 3.10.0-862.el7.x86_64 x86_64
    
    Disks:
    sda    200G  HDD
    
    CPU: SHA256-hashing 500 MB
        2.390 seconds
    CPU: bzip2-compressing 500 MB
        CPU: AES-encrypting 500 MB
        1.956 seconds
    
    ioping: seek rate
        min/avg/max/mdev = 41.1 us / 98.3 us / 15.6 ms / 197.2 us
    ioping: sequential read speed
        generated 23.0 k requests in 5.00 s, 5.61 GiB, 4.59 k iops, 1.12 GiB/s
    
    dd: sequential write speed
        1st run:    77.53 MiB/s
        2nd run:    93.65 MiB/s
        3rd run:    89.45 MiB/s
        average:    86.88 MiB/s
    
    IPv4 speedtests
        your IPv4:    xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
    
        Cachefly CDN:         22.93 MiB/s
        Leaseweb (NL):        22.53 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   15.06 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      14.33 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         17.17 MiB/s
    
    IPv6 speedtests
        your IPv6:    xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
    
        Leaseweb (NL):        22.14 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   13.74 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      21.13 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         9.68 MiB/s
    
    Thanked by 1solaire
  • LvivLviv Member
    edited October 2018

    second test after sequential write speed fix, you have to email support

    -------------------------------------------------
     nench.sh v2018.04.14 -- https://git.io/nench.sh
     benchmark timestamp:    2018-10-12 07:33:05 UTC
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    Processor:    Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz
    CPU cores:    4
    Frequency:    2199.996 MHz
    RAM:          7.6G
    Swap:         -
    Kernel:       Linux 3.10.0-862.el7.x86_64 x86_64
    
    Disks:
    sda    200G  HDD
    
    CPU: SHA256-hashing 500 MB
        2.493 seconds
    CPU: bzip2-compressing 500 MB
        CPU: AES-encrypting 500 MB
        1.928 seconds
    
    ioping: seek rate
        min/avg/max/mdev = 40.3 us / 95.6 us / 9.35 ms / 174.4 us
    ioping: sequential read speed
        generated 25.1 k requests in 5.00 s, 6.12 GiB, 5.01 k iops, 1.22 GiB/s
    
    dd: sequential write speed
        1st run:    258.45 MiB/s
        2nd run:    267.03 MiB/s
        3rd run:    268.94 MiB/s
        average:    264.80 MiB/s
    
    IPv4 speedtests
        your IPv4:    xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
    
        Cachefly CDN:         23.02 MiB/s
        Leaseweb (NL):        22.59 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   12.42 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      20.04 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         8.29 MiB/s
    
    IPv6 speedtests
        your IPv6:    xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
    
        Leaseweb (NL):        22.02 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   14.72 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      18.78 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         10.67 MiB/s
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    -------------------------------------------------
     nench.sh v2018.04.14 -- https://git.io/nench.sh
     benchmark timestamp:    2018-10-12 07:34:32 UTC
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    Processor:    Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz
    CPU cores:    4
    Frequency:    2199.996 MHz
    RAM:          7.6G
    Swap:         -
    Kernel:       Linux 3.10.0-862.el7.x86_64 x86_64
    
    Disks:
    sda    200G  HDD
    
    CPU: SHA256-hashing 500 MB
        2.576 seconds
    CPU: bzip2-compressing 500 MB
        CPU: AES-encrypting 500 MB
        1.847 seconds
    
    ioping: seek rate
        min/avg/max/mdev = 34.8 us / 76.2 us / 32.9 ms / 179.5 us
    ioping: sequential read speed
        generated 26.6 k requests in 5.00 s, 6.49 GiB, 5.32 k iops, 1.30 GiB/s
    
    dd: sequential write speed
        1st run:    307.08 MiB/s
        2nd run:    263.21 MiB/s
        3rd run:    263.21 MiB/s
        average:    277.84 MiB/s
    
    IPv4 speedtests
        your IPv4:    xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
    
        Cachefly CDN:         22.16 MiB/s
        Leaseweb (NL):        22.36 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   11.98 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      16.24 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         6.03 MiB/s
    
    IPv6 speedtests
        your IPv6:    xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
    
        Leaseweb (NL):        22.05 MiB/s
        Softlayer DAL (US):   14.84 MiB/s
        Online.net (FR):      13.83 MiB/s
        OVH BHS (CA):         0.00 MiB/s
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    Thanked by 1solaire
  • Just ordered a HDD one, hopefully it is worth the price, I was about to buy the SSD one but wanted to save the money.

    How much do they take to deliver it? most companies do it automatically.

  • @desfire said:
    Just ordered a HDD one, hopefully it is worth the price, I was about to buy the SSD one but wanted to save the money.

    How much do they take to deliver it? most companies do it automatically.

    If you buy for the first time, you must send your ID, After verification, they will activate the VPS server, each new order will be delivered much faster. I got servers within 1 hour. I was very pleased with them ..

  • @Robert012 said:
    If you buy for the first time, you must send your ID, After verification, they will activate the VPS server

    i'm new and they didn't ask me for ID

  • @Robert012 said:

    @desfire said:
    Just ordered a HDD one, hopefully it is worth the price, I was about to buy the SSD one but wanted to save the money.

    How much do they take to deliver it? most companies do it automatically.

    If you buy for the first time, you must send your ID, After verification, they will activate the VPS server, each new order will be delivered much faster. I got servers within 1 hour. I was very pleased with them ..

    I did not have to show my ID. Setup took 1 day (weekend).

    Cancel the VPS right away (cancellation period). If you want to keep it, un-cancel it.

  • Got mine:

    [[email protected] ~]# dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync
    16384+0 records in
    16384+0 records out
    1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 7.52704 s, 143 MB/s
    [[email protected]~]# wget freevps.us/downloads/bench.sh -O - -o /dev/null|bash
    Benchmark started on Sat Oct 13 13:45:40 CEST 2018
    Full benchmark log: /root/bench.log
    System Info

    Processor : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v3 @ 2.40GHz
    CPU Cores : 6
    Frequency : 2399.998 MHz
    Memory : 19916 MB
    Swap : MB
    Uptime : 1:14,

    OS : \S
    Arch : x86_64 (64 Bit)
    Kernel : 3.10.0-862.el7.x86_64
    Hostname : pluto.host4fans.net
    Speedtest (IPv4 only)

    Your public IPv4 is 207.180.218.195

    Location Provider Speed
    CDN Cachefly 46.1MB/s

    Atlanta, GA, US Coloat 1.33MB/s
    Dallas, TX, US Softlayer 7.92MB/s
    Seattle, WA, US Softlayer 7.09MB/s
    San Jose, CA, US Softlayer 9.85MB/s
    Washington, DC, US Softlayer 13.0MB/s

    Tokyo, Japan Linode 2.63MB/s
    Singapore Softlayer 5.63MB/s

    Rotterdam, Netherlands id3.net 16.6MB/s
    Haarlem, Netherlands Leaseweb 19.7MB/s
    Disk Speed

    I/O (1st run) : 112 MB/s
    I/O (2nd run) : 107 MB/s
    I/O (3rd run) : 108 MB/s
    Average I/O : 109 MB/s

  • Hello everyone, I am from China and want to buy this VPS, but I do not know how fast the visit is in China. Is there any good Samaritan who can provide a website link for me to test? Thank you

  • TBH the VPS quality and the support quality is really good, however, there is something I am not seeing right, about 10-11 times a day my load averages goes from 1-2 to 10-16 making my sites unreacheable, I logged the VPS and it goes not because of me but some neighbor.. anyone with the same issue?

    Already reported, they tried to fix it twice but their latest reply was that I need to understand that I am on a VPS and not a Dedicated.. yeah I get that but those load averages.. it literally goes from a little bit more of 1.0 to 10 or 16.0

  • @desfire said:
    Already reported, they tried to fix it twice but their latest reply was that I need to understand that I am on a VPS and not a Dedicated.. yeah I get that but those load averages.. it literally goes from a little bit more of 1.0 to 10 or 16.0

    The various intel CPU bugs have a nasty bit of kernel switching for certain tasks. Starting up and networking tend to artifically inflate the spin.

    Own a piece of internets history.

  • CyberMonday said: The various intel CPU bugs have a nasty bit of kernel switching for certain tasks. Starting up and networking tend to artifically inflate the spin.

    Is there a way ro fix it?

  • @desfire said:

    CyberMonday said: The various intel CPU bugs have a nasty bit of kernel switching for certain tasks. Starting up and networking tend to artifically inflate the spin.

    Is there a way ro fix it?

    Run your own hardware in a way you don't need to patch around the design.

    Own a piece of internets history.

  • I just observed 1.0 load on my idle/fresh 6 core VPS. Logging in over SSH was sluggish. It quickly went back to 0.

    @CyberMonday are you sure it's not just CPU overselling?

    @desfire have they tried putting you on another node? How many cores does your plan have?

    With Hetzner servers having become unmetered, I am probably going to go with them for fully dedicated resources. Their auction server even has slightly better value, leaving aside RAM.

  • @gol3m Yes.

    Thanked by 1gol3m

    Own a piece of internets history.

  • @desfire said:
    TBH the VPS quality and the support quality is really good, however, there is something I am not seeing right, about 10-11 times a day my load averages goes from 1-2 to 10-16 making my sites unreacheable, I logged the VPS and it goes not because of me but some neighbor.. anyone with the same issue?

    Already reported, they tried to fix it twice but their latest reply was that I need to understand that I am on a VPS and not a Dedicated.. yeah I get that but those load averages.. it literally goes from a little bit more of 1.0 to 10 or 16.0

    Yes, I had the same issue, after contacting support, first they changed something and i ended up with high load + this issue.

    kernel:NMI watchdog: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 25s! [kworker/0:0:27669]

    After reporting again, they finally fixed it. Not sure what they did but i dont have high load issues anymore. its been 5-6 days (i used to have high load issue almost everyday around the same time)

  • desfiredesfire Member
    edited October 2018

    @roshan91 said:

    @desfire said:
    TBH the VPS quality and the support quality is really good, however, there is something I am not seeing right, about 10-11 times a day my load averages goes from 1-2 to 10-16 making my sites unreacheable, I logged the VPS and it goes not because of me but some neighbor.. anyone with the same issue?

    Already reported, they tried to fix it twice but their latest reply was that I need to understand that I am on a VPS and not a Dedicated.. yeah I get that but those load averages.. it literally goes from a little bit more of 1.0 to 10 or 16.0

    Yes, I had the same issue, after contacting support, first they changed something and i ended up with high load + this issue.

    kernel:NMI watchdog: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 25s! [kworker/0:0:27669]

    After reporting again, they finally fixed it. Not sure what they did but i dont have high load issues anymore. its been 5-6 days (i used to have high load issue almost everyday around the same time)

    They told me this:

    Thank you very much for your message.

    As we can see within our monitoring graphs, your VPS 1400 (IP HIDED) is always heavily utilizing the disks at minute 14 of each hour. The graphs shows values of around 600 IOPS, which is much higher than the maximum IOPS of a single HDD, which is capable of around 100 IOPS. Even though some data is cached by the SSD, which is capable of several thousands IOPS, you might experience some I/Owait on your VPS, which will lead to high CPU load.

    For better I/O performance, we would recommend to upgrade to an VPS with SSD storage, which are much better for database applications. Our currently offered VPS models can be found here:
    https://contabo.com/?show=vps

    Please note that in case you want to upgrade to a VPS with SSD storage, a reinstallation of your VPS would be required.


    I have however checked and did not see anything out of ordinary.. will ask them but 600 IOPS is not that much.. CloudLinux DEFAULT configuration PER SITE is 1024 IOPS os how 600 going to be that much? Not to mention I checked IOwait during that hours and did not see the increase (yeah a bit, but not to that amount).

    They insisted in later replies that I need to be aware that I am on a VPS and resources are shared, I know but I have been with +10 companies using more resources and this has never happened, I mean I am just using cPanel + LiteSpeed, never faced this.

  • @roshan91In your VPS did it happened daily? In mine is almost hourly

  • Mine is ok ... How do you see this?

  • hi, mine is also ok, bad neighbor I guess

  • They have done something and it has been OK for today.. let's see if it sticks!

  • beacuse Not a stable hosting and terrible support is any issue occur there is no protection agaisnt any ddos attack they said they have in house protection system which is fake in which they just block your server than throw you out and called it as a Good Protection :D

  • angstromangstrom Member
    edited April 8

    @dashingmee50 said:
    beacuse Not a stable hosting and terrible support is any issue occur there is no protection agaisnt any ddos attack they said they have in house protection system which is fake in which they just block your server than throw you out and called it as a Good Protection :D

    Don't necropost

    No congrats on your first post

    "Linux will run happily with only 4 MB of RAM, including all of the bells and whistles such as the X Window System, Emacs, and so on." (M. Welsh & L. Kaufman, Running Linux, 2e, 1996, p. 32)

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