BuyVM (KVM)

Test of BuyVM’s 256MB KVM plan on node “lv-kvm03” (Las Vegas, NV, USA).

This VPS runs mainly Charybdis thus providing an additional IRC node for k0nslIRC.

Specifications:

RAM: 245 MB
HDD: 58 GB
CPU Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU L5638 @ 2.00GHz
CPU Cores: 1
CPU Speed: 1994 MHz
CPU Cache: 4096 KB

OS

root@ragnarok:~# cat /etc/os-re*
PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)"
NAME="Debian GNU/Linux"
VERSION_ID="7"
VERSION="7 (wheezy)"
ID=debian
ANSI_COLOR="1;31"
HOME_URL="http://www.debian.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://www.debian.org/support/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://bugs.debian.org/"

Uptime

root@ragnarok:~# uptime
 00:15:13 up 91 days, 22:40,  1 user,  load average: 0.00, 0.01, 0.05

UnixBench

UnixBench (w/ all processors): 1063.0
UnixBench (w/ one processor): 1048.9

Raw UnixBench Output


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   Version 5.1.3                      Based on the Byte Magazine Unix Benchmark

   Multi-CPU version                  Version 5 revisions by Ian Smith,
                                      Sunnyvale, CA, USA
   January 13, 2011                   johantheghost at yahoo period com


1 x Dhrystone 2 using register variables  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Double-Precision Whetstone  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Execl Throughput  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x Pipe Throughput  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Pipe-based Context Switching  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Process Creation  1 2 3

1 x System Call Overhead  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)  1 2 3

1 x Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)  1 2 3

1 x Dhrystone 2 using register variables  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Double-Precision Whetstone  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Execl Throughput  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks  1 2 3

1 x Pipe Throughput  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Pipe-based Context Switching  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Process Creation  1 2 3

1 x System Call Overhead  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 x Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)  1 2 3

1 x Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)  1 2 3

========================================================================
   BYTE UNIX Benchmarks (Version 5.1.3)

   System: ******************
   OS: GNU/Linux -- 3.2.0-4-amd64 -- #1 SMP Debian 3.2.60-1+deb7u3
   Machine: x86_64 (unknown)
   Language: en_US.utf8 (charmap="UTF-8", collate="UTF-8")
   CPU 0: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU L5638 @ 2.00GHz (3990.0 bogomips)
          x86-64, MMX, Physical Address Ext, SYSENTER/SYSEXIT, SYSCALL/SYSRET
   22:02:40 up 91 days, 20:28,  1 user,  load average: 0.14, 0.08, 0.06; runlevel 2

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Fri Nov 21 2014 22:02:40 - 22:30:38
1 CPU in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       20486515.7 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     2552.6 MWIPS (9.6 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               2534.8 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        618186.8 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          186278.3 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1091284.8 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             1556420.1 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 274410.9 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               7930.2 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   4476.5 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                    587.2 lpm   (60.1 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                        3000751.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   20486515.7   1755.5
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       2552.6    464.1
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       2534.8    589.5
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     618186.8   1561.1
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     186278.3   1125.5
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1091284.8   1881.5
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    1556420.1   1251.1
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     274410.9    686.0
Process Creation                                126.0       7930.2    629.4
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       4476.5   1055.8
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0        587.2    978.6
System Call Overhead                          15000.0    3000751.8   2000.5
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1048.9

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Benchmark Run: Fri Nov 21 2014 22:30:38 - 22:58:36
1 CPU in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       20386928.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     2549.6 MWIPS (9.6 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               2498.9 lps   (29.7 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        633031.3 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          198313.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1168335.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             1554236.9 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 269360.5 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               8116.8 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   4479.6 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                    594.6 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                        3030411.9 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   20386928.0   1747.0
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       2549.6    463.6
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       2498.9    581.1
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     633031.3   1598.6
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     198313.4   1198.3
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1168335.0   2014.4
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    1554236.9   1249.4
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     269360.5    673.4
Process Creation                                126.0       8116.8    644.2
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       4479.6   1056.5
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0        594.6    991.0
System Call Overhead                          15000.0    3030411.9   2020.3
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1063.0

Speedtest.net results

buyvm-ragnarok-speedtest01_k0nsl

buyvm-ragnarok-speedtest02_k0nsl

Download benchmark:

Download from Cachefly: 9.31MB/s
Download from Linode, Atlanta, GA, USA: 1.74MB/s
Download from Linode, Dallas, TX, USA: 2.79MB/s
Download from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 845KB/s
Download from Linode, London, UK: 848KB/s
Download from OVH, Paris, France: 793KB/s
Download from SmartDC, Rotterdam, Netherlands: 607KB/s
Download from Hetzner, Nuernberg, Germany: 497KB/s
Download from iiNet, Perth, WA, Australia: 551KB/s
Download from MammothVPS, Sydney, Australia: 60.2KB/s
Download from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 506KB/s
Download from Leaseweb, Manassas, VA, USA: 1.11MB/s
Download from Softlayer, Singapore: 546KB/s
Download from Softlayer, Seattle, WA, USA: 3.09MB/s
Download from Softlayer, San Jose, CA, USA: 5.87MB/s
Download from Softlayer, Washington, DC, USA: 1.54MB/s

IOPS

I/O Pings
ioping -c 10
request=1 time=0.5 ms
request=2 time=0.3 ms
request=3 time=0.2 ms
request=4 time=0.3 ms
request=5 time=0.2 ms
request=6 time=0.3 ms
request=7 time=0.2 ms
request=8 time=0.3 ms
request=9 time=0.2 ms
request=10 time=0.3 ms

10 requests completed in 9004.8 ms, 3452 iops, 13.5 mb/s
I/O Seek Test (No Cache)
ioping -RD
4604 iops, 18.0 mb/s
min/avg/max/mdev = 0.1/0.2/26.4/0.4 ms
I/O Reads – Sequential
ioping -RL
1907 iops, 476.7 mb/s
min/avg/max/mdev = 0.3/0.5/15.6/0.4 ms
I/O Reads – Cached
ioping -RC
171967 iops, 671.7 mb/s
min/avg/max/mdev = 0.0/0.0/0.2/0.0 ms

DD

dd if=/dev/zero of=sb-io-test bs=1M count=1k conv=fdatasync
10.1019 s, 106 MB/s
dd if=/dev/zero of=sb-io-test bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync
10.5963 s, 101 MB/s
dd if=/dev/zero of=sb-io-test bs=1M count=1k oflag=dsync
10.4114 s, 103 MB/s
dd if=/dev/zero of=sb-io-test bs=64k count=16k oflag=dsync
37.1062 s, 28.9 MB/s

FIO

Read IOPS 34168.0
Read Bandwidth 136.6 MB/second
Write IOPS 38667.0
Write Bandwidth 154.6 MB/second
Raw FIO Output
FIO random reads:
randomreads: (g=0): rw=randread, bs=4K-4K/4K-4K, ioengine=libaio, iodepth=64
fio-2.0.9
Starting 1 process
randomreads: Laying out IO file(s) (1 file(s) / 1024MB)

randomreads: (groupid=0, jobs=1): err= 0: pid=20249: Fri Nov 21 21:08:26 2014
  read : io=1024.3MB, bw=136673KB/s, iops=34168 , runt=  7674msec
  cpu          : usr=12.88%, sys=73.24%, ctx=7709, majf=0, minf=85
  IO depths    : 1=0.1%, 2=0.1%, 4=0.1%, 8=0.1%, 16=0.1%, 32=0.1%, >=64=100.0%
     submit    : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.0%, >=64=0.0%
     complete  : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.1%, >=64=0.0%
     issued    : total=r=262207/w=0/d=0, short=r=0/w=0/d=0

Run status group 0 (all jobs):
   READ: io=1024.3MB, aggrb=136672KB/s, minb=136672KB/s, maxb=136672KB/s, mint=7674msec, maxt=7674msec

Disk stats (read/write):
  vda: ios=254923/2, merge=0/1, ticks=112612/0, in_queue=112280, util=91.81%
Done

FIO random writes:
randomwrites: (g=0): rw=randwrite, bs=4K-4K/4K-4K, ioengine=libaio, iodepth=64
fio-2.0.9
Starting 1 process

randomwrites: (groupid=0, jobs=1): err= 0: pid=20253: Fri Nov 21 21:08:33 2014
  write: io=1024.3MB, bw=154672KB/s, iops=38667 , runt=  6781msec
  cpu          : usr=12.92%, sys=70.80%, ctx=6972, majf=0, minf=19
  IO depths    : 1=0.1%, 2=0.1%, 4=0.1%, 8=0.1%, 16=0.1%, 32=0.1%, >=64=100.0%
     submit    : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.0%, >=64=0.0%
     complete  : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.1%, >=64=0.0%
     issued    : total=r=0/w=262207/d=0, short=r=0/w=0/d=0

Run status group 0 (all jobs):
  WRITE: io=1024.3MB, aggrb=154671KB/s, minb=154671KB/s, maxb=154671KB/s, mint=6781msec, maxt=6781msec

Disk stats (read/write):
  vda: ios=0/256484, merge=0/2, ticks=0/135360, in_queue=137076, util=93.10%
Done

Download Speed (100MB File)

Location Rate
Cachefly 9.31 MB/s
Linode, Atlanta, GA, USA 1.74 MB/s
Linode, Dallas, TX, USA 2.79 MB/s
Linode, Tokyo, JP 845 KB/s
Linode, London, UK 848 KB/s
OVH, Paris, France 793 KB/s
SmartDC, Rotterdam, Netherlands 607 KB/s
Hetzner, Nuernberg, Germany 497 KB/s
iiNet, Perth, WA, Australia 551 KB/s
MammothVPS, Sydney, Australia 60.2 KB/s
Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL 506 KB/s
Leaseweb, Manassas, VA, USA 1.11 MB/s
Softlayer, Singapore 546 KB/s
Softlayer, Seattle, WA, USA 3.09 MB/s
Softlayer, San Jose, CA, USA 5.87 MB/s
Softlayer, Washington, DC, USA 1.54 MB/s

Traceroute

root@ragnarok:~# traceroute cachefly.cachefly.net
traceroute to cachefly.cachefly.net (205.234.175.175), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
 1  162.244.92.1 (162.244.92.1)  1.478 ms  1.337 ms  1.194 ms
 2  10.1.1.5 (10.1.1.5)  1.069 ms  0.928 ms  0.779 ms
 3  10ge3-2.core1.las1.he.net (64.62.249.89)  0.578 ms  0.617 ms  0.500 ms
 4  10ge15-4.core1.lax2.he.net (184.105.222.161)  8.008 ms  8.251 ms  8.054 ms
 5  10ge10-2.core1.lax1.he.net (72.52.92.121)  12.840 ms  8.051 ms  19.184 ms
 6  64.62.206.66 (64.62.206.66)  9.927 ms  15.287 ms  15.152 ms
 7  207.88.15.93.ptr.us.xo.net (207.88.15.93)  17.329 ms  17.227 ms  13.436 ms
 8  vip1.G-anycast1.cachefly.net (205.234.175.175)  12.756 ms  12.647 ms  13.021 ms
root@ragnarok:~#

Location

City San Jose
County CA
Country United States

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