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Linode Pulling out of Vultr, going to Linode

Discussion in 'Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting' started by Matt Williams, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. trxerz

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    I just sign up with Linode as I'm planning to move from Vultr (1GB plan), here's freevps bench result:

    Should I move to Linode?
     
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    What I've seen on your result are:

    Vultr:
    Much faster CPU
    Very slow SSD Speed
    Old kernel

    Linode:
    Slower CPU
    Much faster SSD
    Latest kernel
     
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    No.
    Only 2.5 or 2.8
     
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    Thanks Roldan,
    Vultr is cheaper too, only $8/m vs $10/m.
    I'm running wordpress site, and CPU is more important. Am I right?
     
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    Yeah, CPU is more important for PHP/NGinx.
     
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    FYI, Vultr 20% off deal ends for existing Vultr customers on Jan 1, 2016 so price goes back to $10/m for new VPS instances
     
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    Yes, I wouldn't destroy this beast, and keep the 20% off deal forever.
    Will my Linode account balance expired when not used. I have $15 ($5 deposit + $10 credit).
     
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    don't believe there is an expiry on Linode balance. I'd submit a support ticket and ask - also you can test out their support response time :)
     
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    hehe past 2 days tried 15 times to deploy Vultr instances and all 2.4Ghz cpus no 3.4+ Ghz in sight heh
     
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    I had to always convert my linode to KVM after provisioning.

    Mine defaults to Xen still. Is there a settting there that makes KVM as default?
     
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    see Linode Blog » Linode turns 12! Here’s some KVM!
     
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    I currently have 7 VM's on Vultr with 3.4 CPU's - I guess I took them all lol!

    Is there a Cloud Provider that provides everything high end? CPU, SSD, Updated Kernal...ect..
     
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    :rage::punch::spitoutdummy::LOL: haha that explains it hehe
    If there is let me know ! Top of my head, Amazon EC2 high end instances sort of do EC2 Instance Types – Amazon Web Services (AWS) if you don't mind paying though your nose $$$ wise in terms of bandwidth costs and high hourly costs.

    Intel Xeon E5-2666v3 specially made processors for Amazon EC2 which are clocked at 2.9Ghz and burst to 3.5Ghz and have 18 cpu cores + 18 cpu threads = 36 cpu threads per cpu. Dual Intel Xeon E5-2666v3 = 72 cpu threads total :) Amazon's new EC2 compute instances run on SECRET INTEL CHIPS • The Register

    This is in comparison to Linode now sporting Xeon E5-2680v3 2.5Ghz burst to 3.3Ghz for 12 core + 12 thread = 24 cpu threads per cpu.

    these are just EC2 C4 instance prices excluding bandwidth costs !

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    So given the information above from @eva2000 regarding processor speeds - Linode -vs- Amazon EC2, which would you go with for the best possible performance ( overall ) ?

    I would LOVE to create a cloud instance knowing it was going to be a guaranteed 3.4GHz CPU's with super fast disk I/O speeds but we can't have our cake and eat it to! lol!

    Would you choose Linode over Vultr based on performance benchmarks conducted and overall performance?
     
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    Linode for me best balance of cpu processor performance, disk I/O, network connectivity, wide geographic location availability, snapshot/scalability/backups and price :)

    oh and FYI, Linode pools bandwidth

    So if you have 4GB Linode VPS with 4TB and add a 2nd 4GB Linode VPS, either VPS can use up to total 4+4 = 8TB of bandwidth. 4GB Linode is best bang for your buck in terms of cost per CPU core and bandwidth.

    So if you have 4GB Linode and need 8TB bandwidth, just spin up 2x 1GB $10/m = 2x10 = $20/month instances to prop up your bandwidth pool to 4+2+2 = 8TB for $40 + $20 = $60/month

    Pricing table at VPS Provider Comparison Tables | Centmin Mod Community

    Linode Pricing Plans


    Web Host CPU Cores Memory SSD Disk Bandwidth Network In Network Out Price /hr Price /month
    Linode 1 1GB 24GB 2TB 40Gbps 125Mbps $.015/hr ($10/m)
    Linode 2 2GB 48GB 3TB 40Gbps 250Mbps $.03/hr ($20/m)
    Linode 4 4GB 96GB 4TB 40Gbps 500Mbps $.06/hr ($40/m)
    Linode 6 8GB 192GB 8TB 40Gbps 1000Mbps $.12/hr ($80/m)
    Linode 8 16GB 384GB 16TB 40Gbps 2000Mbps $.24/hr ($160/m)
    Linode 12 32GB 768GB 20TB 40Gbps 4000Mbps $.48/hr ($320/m)
    Linode 16 48GB 1152GB 20TB 40Gbps 6000Mbps $.72/hr ($480/m)
    Linode 20 64GB 1536GB 20TB 40Gbps 8000Mbps $.96/hr ($640/m)
    Linode 20 96GB 1920GB 20TB 40Gbps 10000Mbps $1.44/hr ($960/m)


    and ample disk space !
     
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  18. eva2000

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    EC2 bandwidth and instance price is too high
    EC2 bandwidth
    Code:
    Data Transfer OUT From Amazon EC2 To Internet
    First 1 GB / month    $0.00 per GB
    Up to 10 TB / month    $0.09 per GB
    Next 40 TB / month    $0.085 per GB
    Next 100 TB / month    $0.07 per GB
    Next 350 TB / month    $0.05 per GB
    just 4TB of bandwidth on EC2 = 3999x .09 = $359.91/month or (4x1024)-1x0.09 = $368.55/month on top of EC2 C4 4 cpu core instance at $0.22/hr = $158.40/month = up to $526.95/month vs Linode 4GB VPS at $40/month heh
     
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    nice Linode case study at PlushForums Case Study - Linode :)

    other case studies Case Studies - Linode

    yes Linode has an API API Introduction - Linode API and Linode CLI linode/cli · GitHub
     
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  20. Matt Williams

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    Linodes API looks really simple! I like that :) Have you used a nodebalancer from Linode?