Versaweb E3-1240 V2

This dedicated server is running Proxmox VE 4.2-17[1] and it currently has ten LXC containers running. The company where the server is rented is called Versaweb[2].
The server itself is located out of the Fiberhub data center in Las Vegas.

bench.sh

Colormedia Benchmark 0.1/a (forked by k0nsl)
Website  : k0nsl.org
Contact  : irc.k0nsl.org #k0nsl

General Information

CPU :  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1240 V2 @ 3.40GHz
CPU Cores :  8
CPU frequency per core :  3400.000 MHz
Memory : 16019 MB
Swap Space : 32711 MB
Uptime : 1 days, 13 hours, 29 minutes
Kernel : 4.4.15-1-pve

Network Benchmark

Download Speed:  BuyVM (US): 16.3MB/s
Download Speed:  DigitalOcean (US): 100MB/s
Download Speed:  RamNode (US): 93.4MB/s
Download Speed:  BuyVM (EU): 13.6MB/s
Download Speed:  HostHatch (USA): 97.3MB/s

Disk Benchmark

I/O Performance [1]:  423 MB/s
I/O Performance [2]:  421 MB/s
I/O Performance [3]:  422 MB/s

CPU Benchmark

real    0m10.680s
user    0m10.676s
sys     0m0.000s

sysbench

root@i2733:~# sysbench --test=cpu --cpu-max-prime=20000 --num-threads=8 run
sysbench 0.4.12:  multi-threaded system evaluation benchmark

Running the test with following options:
Number of threads: 8

Doing CPU performance benchmark

Threads started!
Done.

Maximum prime number checked in CPU test: 20000


Test execution summary:
    total time:                          3.5735s
    total number of events:              10000
    total time taken by event execution: 28.5590
    per-request statistics:
         min:                                  2.48ms
         avg:                                  2.86ms
         max:                                  6.78ms
         approx.  95 percentile:               2.87ms

Threads fairness:
    events (avg/stddev):           1250.0000/1.87
    execution time (avg/stddev):   3.5699/0.00

Update:

It has almost been 150 days since I performed the first tests. Here is a minor update, running my benchmark script.

Colormedia Benchmark 0.1/a (forked by k0nsl)
Website  : k0nsl.org
Contact  : irc.k0nsl.org #k0nsl

General Information

CPU :  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1240 V2 @ 3.40GHz
CPU Cores :  8
CPU frequency per core :  3354.976 MHz
Memory : 16019 MB
Swap Space : 32711 MB
Uptime : 148 days, 19 hours, 52 minutes
Kernel : 4.4.15-1-pve

Network Benchmark

Download Speed:  BuyVM (US): 15.0MB/s
Download Speed:  DigitalOcean (US): 95.5MB/s
Download Speed:  RamNode (US): 99.2MB/s
Download Speed:  Incero (US): 47.2MB/s
Download Speed:  Dacentec (USA): 22.2MB/s
Download Speed:  HostHatch (EU): 11.7MB/s
Download Speed:  DigitalOcean (EU): 17.2MB/s
Download Speed:  RamNode (EU): 11.9MB/s
Download Speed:  BuyVM (EU): 13.9MB/s
Download Speed:  YourServer (EU): 4.64MB/s

Disk Benchmark
date
I/O Performance [1]:  441 MB/s
I/O Performance [2]:  446 MB/s
I/O Performance [3]:  443 MB/s

CPU Benchmark

real    0m10.707s
user    0m10.704s
sys     0m0.000s

Update 17.02.2017

The server with Proxmox VE is running fine as usual with 10 heavily used containers (LXC) and here is a newer benchmark with some revised locations in the benchmarking script I’m using (i.e ‘bench.sh’).

Colormedia Benchmark 0.1/a (forked by k0nsl)
Website  : k0nsl.org
Contact  : irc.k0nsl.org #k0nsl

General Information 

CPU :  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1240 V2 @ 3.40GHz
CPU Cores :  8
CPU frequency per core :  3400.000 MHz
Memory : 16019 MB
Swap Space : 32711 MB
Uptime : 175 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes
Kernel : 4.4.15-1-pve

Network Benchmark 

Download Speed:  BuyVM (US): 47.4MB/s 
Download Speed:  DigitalOcean (US): 98.1MB/s 
Download Speed:  RamNode (US): 95.5MB/s 
Download Speed:  Incero (US): 48.9MB/s 
Download Speed:  Dacentec (USA): 23.1MB/s 
Download Speed:  HostHatch (EU): 8.64MB/s 
Download Speed:  DigitalOcean (EU): 17.0MB/s 
Download Speed:  RamNode (EU): 14.4MB/s 
Download Speed:  BuyVM (EU): 14.6MB/s 
Download Speed:  YourServer (EU): 11.2MB/s 

Disk Benchmark

I/O Performance [1]:  446 MB/s
I/O Performance [2]:  448 MB/s
I/O Performance [3]:  445 MB/s

CPU Benchmark

real	0m10.709s
user	0m10.704s
sys	0m0.000s

Update 25.05.2017

An update after running for 270+ days. The network has consistently performed satisfactorily.

Colormedia Benchmark 0.1/a (forked by k0nsl)
Website  : k0nsl.org
Contact  : irc.k0nsl.org #k0nsl

General Information

CPU :  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1240 V2 @ 3.40GHz
CPU Cores :  8
CPU frequency per core :  3400.000 MHz
Memory : 16019 MB
Swap Space : 32711 MB
Uptime : 272 days, 18 hours, 17 minutes
Kernel : 4.4.15-1-pve

Network Benchmark

Download Speed:  BuyVM (US): 44.0MB/s
Download Speed:  DigitalOcean (US): 100MB/s
Download Speed:  RamNode (US): 84.0MB/s
Download Speed:  Incero (US): 49.2MB/s
Download Speed:  Dacentec (USA): 25.9MB/s
Download Speed:  HostHatch (EU): 6.04MB/s
Download Speed:  DigitalOcean (EU): 14.1MB/s
Download Speed:  RamNode (EU): 14.4MB/s
Download Speed:  BuyVM (EU): 13.3MB/s
Download Speed:  YourServer (EU): 4.43MB/s

Disk Benchmark

I/O Performance [1]:  465 MB/s
I/O Performance [2]:  460 MB/s
I/O Performance [3]:  463 MB/s

CPU Benchmark

real    0m10.729s
user    0m10.724s
sys     0m0.000s

That’s it, for now.


Ref.

[1] Proxmox Virtual Environment is a powerful Open Source Server Virtualization Platform, based on KVM and LXC.

[2] Versaweb operates their own ASN – AS36114. They utilize top-tier carriers to ensure data always reaches it’s destination as quickly as possible. Their network features carrier-grade Brocade routers and switches for speed and reliability. You can learn more about this company, here.

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